For population 25 years and over in Iuka:
For population 15 years and over in Iuka city:
27 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $243 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (67.0 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (102.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (487.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Burnsville, MS (2.6 miles ), Waterloo, AL (3.2 miles ), Paden, MS (3.3 miles) , Tishomingo, MS (3.5 miles ), Glen, MS (3.6 miles ), Cherokee, AL (3.7 miles ), Farmington, MS (4.0 miles ), Pickwick, TN (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.81 N, Longitude: 88.20 W
Area code: 662
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Crime in Iuka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -291 (-8.7%).
Work and jobs in Iuka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Iuka, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Iuka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Iuka city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Iuka-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from Iuka center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Iuka center
On 11/6/1994 at 12:50:38, a magnitude 3.1 (2.7 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tishomingo County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dick Merrill - Aviator, Tommy Dean - Baseball player.
Hospital/medical center in Iuka:
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Airports and heliports located in Iuka:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Iuka that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 37.6%
(39.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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)
217 people in nursing homes
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Iuka compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Iuka (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Iuka (based on Tishomingo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Iuka government finances in 2006 (per resident):
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,541 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:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,774 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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See more detailed statistics of Iuka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $290,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 420
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 9,590
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Iuka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Iuka, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iuka)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Iuka)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2013.