For population 25 years and over in Ira:
For population 15 years and over in Ira town:
32 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (17.4 miles , pop. 58,805).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (54.6 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (219.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Meridian, NY (1.8 miles ), Cato, NY (1.9 miles ), Granby, NY (2.7 miles ), Hannibal, NY (2.9 miles ), Lysander, NY (3.0 miles ), Conquest, NY (3.0 miles ), Fulton, NY (3.1 miles ), Red Creek, NY (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.21 N, Longitude: 76.53 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Work and jobs in Ira: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ira, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ira-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Ira town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 11.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ira-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Ira center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Ira center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cayuga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ira: Samuel P. Kenyon.
Hospitals/medical centers near Ira:
Operable nuclear power plants near Ira:
Local government website: co.cayuga.ny.us/ira
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ira:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.439. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Ira compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ira town (based on Cayuga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,387 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:
5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,673 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: