For population 25 years and over in Shannon City:
For population 15 years and over in Shannon City city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $275 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (58.3 miles , pop. 198,682).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (94.5 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (347.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Arispe, IA (2.0 miles) , Tingley, IA (2.2 miles) , Diagonal, IA (2.7 miles ), Ellston, IA (3.0 miles) , Afton, IA (3.1 miles ), Kent, IA (3.3 miles) , Creston, IA (3.5 miles ), Beaconsfield, IA (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 40.90 N, Longitude: 94.26 W
Area code: 641
Unemployment in August 2012:
Average climate in Shannon City, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shannon City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Shannon City city center injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.
On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shannon City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from Shannon City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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 2009: 17.8%
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Shannon City compared to Iowa state average:
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Religion statistics for Shannon City (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Shannon City government finances in 2002:
6.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,042 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:
6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,425 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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