For population 25 years and over in Urania:
For population 15 years and over in Urania town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (46.2 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (96.2 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (234.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Tullos, LA (1.9 miles ), Olla, LA (2.0 miles ), Georgetown, LA (2.9 miles ), Hester, LA (3.0 miles ), Jordan Hill, LA (3.7 miles ), Clarks, LA (3.8 miles ), Midway, LA (3.9 miles ), Jena, LA (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 92.29 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 318
Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-10.1%).
Work and jobs in Urania: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Urania, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Urania-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Urania town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Urania-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from Urania center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in La Salle Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ronald J. Hays - Admiral.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 83.3% 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)
4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals in 2010
3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000
Urania compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Urania (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Urania town (based on La Salle Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,740 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:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,156 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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Urania fatal accident list:
Jun 20, 2005 05:22 PM, Sr-125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 24, 1979 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: