For population 25 years and over in Gosport:
For population 15 years and over in Gosport town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $700 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (14.9 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (41.2 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Stinesville, IN (1.9 miles) , Paragon, IN (2.5 miles ), Spencer, IN (2.6 miles ), Ellettsville, IN (2.9 miles ), Cloverdale, IN (3.7 miles ), Martinsville, IN (3.7 miles ), Bloomington, IN (3.9 miles ), Monrovia, IN (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 39.35 N, Longitude: 86.67 W
Area code: 812
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -53 (-6.9%).
Work and jobs in Gosport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gosport, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gosport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Gosport town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/10/1986, a category F3 tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gosport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 90.4 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 75.0 miles away from Gosport 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 87.7 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 93.0 miles away from the 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 85.1 miles away from Gosport 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 86.6 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 Owen County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gosport:
Airports located in Gosport:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gosport:
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Public elementary/middle school in Gosport:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gosport and their reported violations in the past:GOSPORT WATER UTILITY (Population served: 715, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.1%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% 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)
48 people in nursing homes in 2000
Gosport compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Gosport (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gosport (based on Owen County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.08%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,456 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:
8.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,226 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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Gosport fatal accident list:
Feb 29, 2008 10:20 AM, Leonard Rd, Smith Rd, Lat: 39.397292, Lon: -86.681678, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 2007 11:05 PM, Jones Rd, Ellis Lake Rd, Lat: 39.441142, Lon: -86.669514, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 2007 10:30 PM, Jones Rd, Smith Rd, Lat: 39.362586, Lon: -86.670586, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 2004 06:25 AM, Sr-67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Nov 22, 1993 09:10 AM, 67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gosport)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Gosport on our top lists:
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.