For population 25 years and over in Cynthiana:
For population 15 years and over in Cynthiana town:
35 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $538 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (16.9 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (106.4 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Poseyville, IN (2.1 miles ), Owensville, IN (2.4 miles ), Haubstadt, IN (2.7 miles ), Fort Branch, IN (2.9 miles ), Darmstadt, IN (3.1 miles ), Griffin, IN (3.4 miles) , Highland, IN (3.5 miles ), New Harmony, IN (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 38.19 N, Longitude: 87.71 W
Area code: 812
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.9%).
Work and jobs in Cynthiana: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cynthiana, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cynthiana-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/7/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Cynthiana town center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cynthiana-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 29% 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 20.7 miles away from the 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 14.5 miles away from Cynthiana 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 44.8 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 21.3 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 35.0 miles away from Cynthiana center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.1 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 Posey County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ernie Haase - Male singer, Ryan Seaton - Male singer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Cynthiana:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cynthiana:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.981. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cynthiana and their reported violations in the past:CYNTHIANA WATER WORKS (Population served: 699, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.7%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Cynthiana compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Cynthiana (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cynthiana (based on Posey County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cynthiana government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,299 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:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,813 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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Cynthiana fatal accident list:
Sep 10, 2008 01:49 PM, Sr-68, Sr-65, Lat: 38.188478, Lon: -87.706239, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.