For population 25 years and over in Loretto:
For population 15 years and over in Loretto city:
30 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $545 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (43.0 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (83.6 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (467.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: St. Joseph, TN (2.2 miles ), Five Points, TN (2.8 miles) , Lexington, AL (2.9 miles ), Iron City, TN (3.0 miles ), Leoma, TN (3.0 miles) , Lawrenceburg, TN (3.6 miles ), Anderson, AL (3.8 miles ), Minor Hill, TN (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 35.08 N, Longitude: 87.44 W
Area code: 931
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Loretto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -105 (-5.9%).
Work and jobs in Loretto: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Loretto, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Loretto-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 211% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Loretto city center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
Earthquake activity:Loretto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 93% 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 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Loretto center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 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) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2007 at 16:16:28, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from Loretto center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 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 Lawrence County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Loretto:
Local government website: www.ci.loretto.tn.us
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.94. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Loretto that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for two or more races residents)
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Loretto compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Loretto (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Loretto city (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,543 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:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,850 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, Tennessee:See more detailed statistics of Loretto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $527,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,340
Total average daily truck traffic: 780
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 15,536
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Loretto)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Loretto)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.