For population 25 years and over in Sandborn:
For population 15 years and over in Sandborn town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $453 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (39.8 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (83.1 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (205.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Elnora, IN (2.4 miles ), Plainville, IN (2.6 miles ), Edwardsport, IN (2.6 miles ), Lyons, IN (2.9 miles ), Newberry, IN (3.0 miles ), Linton, IN (3.1 miles ), Bicknell, IN (3.3 miles ), Odon, IN (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 38.90 N, Longitude: 87.19 W
Area code: 812
Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.7%).
Work and jobs in Sandborn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sandborn, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sandborn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/7/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Sandborn town center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 29.0 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sandborn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 59% 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 48.7 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 38.1 miles away from Sandborn 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 70.7 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 46.1 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 53.4 miles away from Sandborn 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 45.0 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 Knox County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Grover Lowdermilk - Major League Baseball pitcher, Lou Lowdermilk - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Sandborn:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandborn:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.4%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Sandborn compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Sandborn (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sandborn (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sandborn government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,254 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:
5.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,561 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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Sandborn fatal accident list:
Nov 22, 2007 05:15 PM, Sr-67, Us-58, Lat: 38.880072, Lon: -87.206389, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 2
May 1, 1990 09:23 AM, 67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.