For population 25 years and over in Loretto:
For population 15 years and over in Loretto city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $508 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (45.6 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (315.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: St. Mary, KY (2.0 miles ), Raywick, KY (2.4 miles) , Lebanon, KY (2.9 miles ), Springfield, KY (3.1 miles ), New Market, KY (3.3 miles ), New Haven, KY (3.3 miles ), Bardstown, KY (3.6 miles ), Saloma, KY (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 37.64 N, Longitude: 85.39 W
Area code: 270
Population change in the 1990s: -196 (-23.9%).
Work and jobs in Loretto: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Loretto, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Loretto-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Loretto city center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Loretto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky 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 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Loretto 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 66.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Loretto center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Loretto:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 27.9%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Loretto compared to Kentucky state average:
Banks with branches in Loretto (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Loretto (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Loretto government finances in 2002:
5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,014 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:
5.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,912 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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Loretto fatal accident list:
Nov 23, 2003 04:00 PM, Spencer Hamilton, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1987 01:15 AM, 49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.