For population 25 years and over in Luray:
For population 15 years and over in Luray village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $500 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (85.3 miles , pop. 62,220).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (153.6 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Granger, MO (2.2 miles) , Wyaconda, MO (2.2 miles ), Arbela, MO (2.6 miles) , Kahoka, MO (3.0 miles ), South Gorin, MO (3.1 miles) , Revere, MO (3.4 miles) , Mount Sterling, IA (3.4 miles) , Rutledge, MO (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 40.45 N, Longitude: 91.88 W
Area code: 660
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+45.7%).
Average climate in Luray, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Luray-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Luray village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clark County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Roy Hutson - Baseball player.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Luray:
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Public elementary/middle school in Luray:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.574. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Luray compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Luray (based on Clark County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Luray government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,819 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:
5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,971 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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Luray fatal accident list:
May 28, 1989 05:50 PM, 136, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 13, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: