For population 25 years and over in Oolitic:
For population 15 years and over in Oolitic town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $560 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (18.4 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (62.3 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Avoca, IN (1.3 miles ), Bedford, IN (1.7 miles ), Harrodsburg, IN (2.9 miles ), Williams, IN (3.0 miles ), Owensburg, IN (3.3 miles ), Smithville-Sanders, IN (3.4 miles ), Mitchell, IN (3.4 miles ), Orleans, IN (4.1 miles ).
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Latitude: 38.90 N, Longitude: 86.52 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 812
Population change in the 1990s: -262 (-18.5%).
Work and jobs in Oolitic: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oolitic, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oolitic-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Oolitic town center killed one person and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 13.5 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oolitic-area historical earthquake activity is above Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 79.7 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 73.4 miles away from Oolitic center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city 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 77.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Oolitic 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 53.0 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 Lawrence County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, 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).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.2%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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)
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Religion statistics for Oolitic town (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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4.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,851 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 ($30,440 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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Oolitic fatal accident list:
Dec 5, 2009 05:46 PM, 10th St, Hoosier Ave, Lat: 38.89228611, Lon: -86.52055278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 2008 05:41 PM, Sr-37, Sr-54, Lat: 38.909469, Lon: -86.544800, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1980 12:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $922,000
Total average daily traffic: 808
Total average daily truck traffic: 32
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 975
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.