For population 25 years and over in Spring Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Spring Grove town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $772 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (35.6 miles , pop. 67,430).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (53.4 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (200.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Richmond, IN (1.1 miles ), New Paris, OH (2.3 miles ), Centerville, IN (2.4 miles ), Whitewater, IN (2.7 miles) , Fountain City, IN (2.8 miles ), Boston, IN (2.8 miles) , Greens Fork, IN (2.9 miles ), Hollansburg, OH (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 84.89 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 765
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-14.0%).
Work and jobs in Spring Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Spring Grove, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Spring Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Spring Grove town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Spring Grove-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from Spring Grove center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Spring Grove center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Spring Grove:
Amtrak station near Spring Grove:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring Grove:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 17.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.9%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
106 people in nursing homes
Spring Grove compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Spring Grove (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Spring Grove government finances in 2002:
4.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,305 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,331 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
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