For population 25 years and over in Medora:
For population 15 years and over in Medora town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $514 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (30.3 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (47.1 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (223.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Brownstown, IN (2.8 miles ), Saltillo, IN (3.6 miles) , Campbellsburg, IN (3.6 miles ), Salem, IN (4.0 miles ), Little York, IN (4.1 miles) , Bedford, IN (4.2 miles ), Mitchell, IN (4.2 miles ), Seymour, IN (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 86.17 W
Area code: 812
Population change in the 1990s: -427 (-43.0%).
Work and jobs in Medora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Medora, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Medora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Medora town center injured 9 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 28.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Medora-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Medora center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city 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 49.9 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 50.9 miles away from Medora center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Medora and their reported violations in the past:MEDORA WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.9%
(28.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Medora compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Medora (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Medora (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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5.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,045 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,400 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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Medora fatal accident list:
Apr 29, 1996 08:45 PM, Perry St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 930
Total average daily truck traffic: 66
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,220
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Medora)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.