For population 25 years and over in Tell City:
For population 15 years and over in Tell City city:
43 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (23.7 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (58.3 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Cannelton, IN (1.8 miles ), Troy, IN (1.9 miles ), Hawesville, KY (1.9 miles ), Lewisport, KY (2.8 miles ), Cloverport, KY (3.3 miles ), Grandview, IN (3.5 miles ), Patesville, KY (3.5 miles) , Maceo, KY (3.8 miles ).
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Latitude: 37.95 N, Longitude: 86.76 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,020 (+14.0%)
Area code: 812
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Tell City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -364 (-4.4%).
Work and jobs in Tell City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tell City, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tell City-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Tell City city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tell City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 73% 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 70.2 miles away from the city 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 55.6 miles away from Tell 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 85.5 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 69.2 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 84.8 miles away from Tell City center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.7 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 Perry County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Aaron Riley - Martial artist, Edwin D. Patrick - Army general, Paul D. Etienne - Catholic bishop.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tell City and their reported violations in the past:AND-TRO WATER AUTHORITY - DISTRICT 1 (Address: 14100 Old SR 37 , Population served: 3029, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.6% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 37.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
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Religion statistics for Tell City city (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
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): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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4.54% 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:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,703 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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See more detailed statistics of Tell City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $260,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,825
Total average daily truck traffic: 473
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 6,635
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tell City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.