For population 25 years and over in New Pekin:
For population 15 years and over in New Pekin town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $624 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (23.8 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (247.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Borden, IN (2.1 miles ), Salem, IN (2.9 miles ), Palmyra, IN (2.9 miles ), Greenville, IN (3.0 miles ), Fredericksburg, IN (3.3 miles) , Galena, IN (3.4 miles ), Memphis, IN (3.7 miles ), Henryville, IN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 38.50 N, Longitude: 86.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 812
Population change in the 1990s: +240 (+21.9%).
Work and jobs in New Pekin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Pekin, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Pekin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the New Pekin town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 31.7 miles away from the town center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Pekin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 99.2 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 34.3 miles away from New Pekin 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 35.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city 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 99.1 miles away from New Pekin 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) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near New Pekin:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Pekin:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.09. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.9%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
New Pekin compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for New Pekin (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New Pekin government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,661 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:
5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,732 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,562
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,876
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 28,823
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
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