For population 25 years and over in Holton:
For population 15 years and over in Holton town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $550 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (47.5 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (226.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Osgood, IN (2.5 miles ), Versailles, IN (2.7 miles ), Napoleon, IN (3.1 miles ), Millhousen, IN (3.1 miles) , Westport, IN (3.5 miles ), Vernon, IN (3.7 miles ), North Vernon, IN (3.7 miles ), Milan, IN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 85.39 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 812
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-10.2%).
Work and jobs in Holton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Holton, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Holton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Holton town center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 190 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Holton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Holton 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 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 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 76.8 miles away from Holton center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 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 Ripley County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Holton:
Airports located in Holton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Holton and their reported violations in the past:HOLTON COMMUNITY WATER CORP. (Population served: 2200, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.4%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Holton compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Holton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Holton (based on Ripley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Holton government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,651 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:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,366 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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Holton fatal accident list:
Feb 19, 2009 07:39 AM, Us-50, Cr-950, Lat: 39.06731389, Lon: -85.42985833, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2007 05:22 PM, Us-50, Marion Street, Lat: 39.073111, Lon: -85.386725, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 2004 06:18 PM, Us-50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1997 07:15 PM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.