For population 25 years and over in Converse:
For population 15 years and over in Converse town:
37 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $586 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (34.6 miles , pop. 59,734).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (52.0 miles , pop. 205,727).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (128.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Amboy, IN (1.9 miles ), Sweetser, IN (2.3 miles ), Swayzee, IN (2.4 miles ), Greentown, IN (2.9 miles ), La Fontaine, IN (3.2 miles ), Marion, IN (3.3 miles ), Bunker Hill, IN (3.7 miles ), Jonesboro, IN (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 85.87 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 765
Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-2.0%).
Work and jobs in Converse: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Converse, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Converse-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Converse town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 21.4 miles away from the town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Converse-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from Converse center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from Converse center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Miami County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Monte Towe - Basketball player-coach.
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Airports located in Converse:
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Public high school in Converse:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Converse and their reported violations in the past:RAINBOW CHRISTIAN CAMP (Population served: 154, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PERU CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.5%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Converse compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Converse (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Converse (based on Miami County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.07%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,769 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:
7.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,028 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $300,000
Total average daily traffic: 432
Total average daily truck traffic: 28
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Converse)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Converse, IN
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.