For population 25 years and over in Clay City:
For population 15 years and over in Clay City town:
20 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $349 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (19.9 miles , pop. 59,614).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (62.5 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Jasonville, IN (3.1 miles ), Center Point, IN (3.1 miles ), Hymera, IN (3.4 miles ), Riley, IN (3.6 miles) , Worthington, IN (3.6 miles ), Farmersburg, IN (3.8 miles ), Staunton, IN (3.9 miles ), Dugger, IN (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 87.11 W
Area code: 812
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -89 (-8.0%).
Work and jobs in Clay City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clay City, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clay City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Clay City town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1960, a category F3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clay City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from Clay City center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from Clay City center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clay County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elliott Booe - College basketball player (Indiana State Sycamores).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Clay City and their reported violations in the past:CLAY CITY WATER WORKS (Population served: 1582, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.0%
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Clay City (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Clay City (based on Clay County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Clay City government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,867 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,370 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Clay City fatal accident list:
Oct 31, 2009 07:06 AM, Sr-157, Cr-800, Lat: 39.27086944, Lon: -87.12861944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1978 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $2,450,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,046
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,142
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 17,005
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clay City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.