For population 25 years and over in Viola:
For population 15 years and over in Viola town:
7 residents are foreign born ().
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $964 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (42.5 miles , pop. 56,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (59.0 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (69.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Central Kent, DE (1.2 miles ), Woodside, DE (1.4 miles) , Woodside East, DE (1.5 miles ), Felton, DE (1.5 miles ), Riverview, DE (1.7 miles ), Camden, DE (2.2 miles ), Wyoming, DE (2.3 miles ), Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE (2.3 miles ).
Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 75.57 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 302
Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-11.4%).
Average climate in Viola, Delaware
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Viola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Delaware state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/27/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Viola town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 3.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Viola-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Viola center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kent County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Viola:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Viola:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00528. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.9%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Viola compared to Delaware state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Viola (based on Kent County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
8.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,636 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($838 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,085 average adjusted gross income)
0.29% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,231 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Viola:
Strongest FM radio stations in Viola:
TV broadcast stations around Viola:
Viola fatal accident list:
Dec 24, 2008 11:45 PM, Cr 240, Lat: 39.041986, Lon: -75.572375, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 11, 1980 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0421.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.