For population 25 years and over in Westport:
For population 15 years and over in Westport town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $606 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (51.2 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (52.4 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (215.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Millhousen, IN (2.8 miles) , Hartsville, IN (3.0 miles ), North Vernon, IN (3.5 miles ), Holton, IN (3.5 miles ), Milford, IN (3.5 miles) , Greensburg, IN (3.5 miles ), Elizabethtown, IN (3.6 miles ), Napoleon, IN (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 85.57 W
Area code: 812
Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+2.4%).
Work and jobs in Westport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westport, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Westport-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Westport town center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.4 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Westport-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.8 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 31.2 miles away from Westport center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 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 74.6 miles away from Westport center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 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 Decatur County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Westport:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.95. This is better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.95. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westport and their reported violations in the past:SARDINIA BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.1%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Westport compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Westport (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Westport (based on Decatur County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westport government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,686 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:
6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,264 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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Westport fatal accident list:
Feb 14, 1999 04:05 AM, Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 9, 1994 06:35 PM, High Schoo, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 1990 02:15 PM, S West St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1981 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $516,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,751
Total average daily truck traffic: 152
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,578
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Westport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westport)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Westport, IN
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.