For population 25 years and over in Findlay:
For population 15 years and over in Findlay village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,608 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (25.0 miles , pop. 81,860).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (101.0 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (170.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Westervelt, IL (2.5 miles) , Shelbyville, IL (2.9 miles ), Bethany, IL (2.9 miles ), Sullivan, IL (3.1 miles ), Windsor, IL (3.2 miles ), Allenville, IL (3.5 miles) , Dalton City, IL (3.7 miles ), Strasburg, IL (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.52 N, Longitude: 88.75 W
Area code: 217
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Crime rate in Findlay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-8.2%).
Work and jobs in Findlay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Findlay, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Findlay-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Findlay village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 8/21/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Findlay-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 87.5 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 67.2 miles away from Findlay 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 87.2 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 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Findlay center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.5 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 Shelby County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alvan Hadley - Artist.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. There were 63 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Findlay village (based on Shelby County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.43%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,971 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:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,809 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Findlay)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.