For population 25 years and over in Mount Etna:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Etna town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $328 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (32.5 miles , pop. 205,727).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (133.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Warren, IN (2.9 miles ), Andrews, IN (2.9 miles ), Landess, IN (3.0 miles) , Van Buren, IN (3.0 miles ), La Fontaine, IN (3.1 miles ), Huntington, IN (3.2 miles ), Lagro, IN (3.3 miles ), Jalapa, IN (3.5 miles) .
Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 85.56 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 260
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-3.5%).
Average climate in Mount Etna, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Etna-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Mount Etna town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 16.1 miles away from the town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mount Etna-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from Mount Etna center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Mount Etna center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Huntington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Etna:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Etna:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mount Etna compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mount Etna town (based on Huntington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mount Etna government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Mount Etna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,058 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:
5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,192 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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Mount Etna fatal accident list:
May 30, 2010 02:30 AM, Cr-600, Lat: 40.74065556, Lon: -85.55808889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 27, 2006 07:46 AM, Sr- 9, Sr- 124, Lat: 40.741328, Lon: -85.573131, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3