For population 25 years and over in Straughn:
For population 15 years and over in Straughn town:
5 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $900 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (27.1 miles , pop. 67,430).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (45.6 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (188.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lewisville, IN (1.8 miles ), Dublin, IN (2.1 miles ), Mount Auburn, IN (2.3 miles) , Cambridge City, IN (2.5 miles ), Milton, IN (2.7 miles ), Dunreith, IN (2.8 miles) , Spiceland, IN (2.8 miles ), East Germantown, IN (2.8 miles ).
Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 85.29 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 765
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-17.3%).
Work and jobs in Straughn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Straughn, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Straughn-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 224% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Straughn town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/9/1980, a category F4 tornado 16.5 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Straughn-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 70.0 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 30.7 miles away from Straughn center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 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 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Straughn center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 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 Henry County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 17.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Straughn and their reported violations in the past:NEW LISBON CAMPGROUND - BACK (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEW LISBON CAMPGROUND - FRONT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.9%
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Straughn compared to Indiana state average:
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Religion statistics for Straughn (based on Henry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
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Straughn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,096 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:
6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,397 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 Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Straughn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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