For population 25 years and over in Seymour:
For population 15 years and over in Seymour city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $761 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (68.0 miles , pop. 198,682).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (134.7 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (294.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Promise City, IA (2.2 miles) , Plano, IA (2.5 miles) , Numa, IA (2.7 miles) , Cincinnati, IA (3.3 miles ), Mystic, IA (3.4 miles ), Corydon, IA (3.4 miles ), Allerton, IA (3.6 miles ), Powersville, MO (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 93.12 W
Area code: 641
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-6.8%).
Work and jobs in Seymour: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Seymour, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Seymour-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Seymour city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Seymour-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jane Wilson - Artist.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.2%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic 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)
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Seymour city (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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6.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,692 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:
6.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,475 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Seymour)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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