For population 25 years and over in Miles:
For population 15 years and over in Miles city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $733 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (36.9 miles , pop. 57,686).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (85.1 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (136.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Preston, IA (2.0 miles ), Andover, IA (2.4 miles) , Spragueville, IA (2.5 miles) , Goose Lake, IA (2.5 miles ), Sabula, IA (2.7 miles ), Savanna, IL (3.1 miles ), Charlotte, IA (3.2 miles ), Springbrook, IA (3.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 90.31 W
Area code: 563
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+20.9%).
Work and jobs in Miles: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Miles, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Miles-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Miles city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Miles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Miles center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Andrew Naeve - College basketball player (Cornell Big Red).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.0%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Miles (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
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Miles government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,089 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:
5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,287 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Miles fatal accident list:
Dec 24, 1994 10:05 PM, 64, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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