For population 25 years and over in West Baden Springs:
For population 15 years and over in West Baden Springs town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $547 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (41.4 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (52.3 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: French Lick, IN (1.2 miles ), Paoli, IN (2.8 miles ), Orleans, IN (3.3 miles ), Shoals, IN (3.5 miles ), Mitchell, IN (3.7 miles ), Birdseye, IN (4.2 miles ), English, IN (4.2 miles ), Loogootee, IN (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 86.61 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 812
Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-8.6%).
Work and jobs in West Baden Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Baden Springs, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Baden Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the West Baden Springs town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Baden Springs-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 69.4 miles away from the 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 71.0 miles away from West Baden Springs 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 75.1 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 67.1 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 80.2 miles away from West Baden Springs 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 31.5 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 Orange County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near West Baden Springs:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Baden Springs:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.1%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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)
West Baden Springs compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in West Baden Springs (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for West Baden Springs (based on Orange County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
West Baden Springs government finances in 2002:
5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,669 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:
6.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,600 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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West Baden Springs fatal accident list:
Oct 28, 1983 06:44 PM, 56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $2,199,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,984
Total average daily truck traffic: 255
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 7,038
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
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