For population 25 years and over in Arthur:
For population 15 years and over in Arthur village:
53 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,927 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (26.9 miles , pop. 81,860).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (121.2 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Atwood, IL (2.4 miles ), Garrett, IL (2.5 miles) , Hammond, IL (2.9 miles ), Lovington, IL (3.0 miles ), Arcola, IL (3.0 miles ), Sullivan, IL (3.3 miles ), Humboldt, IL (3.3 miles ), Allenville, IL (3.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.72 N, Longitude: 88.47 W
Area code: 217
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Crime rate in Arthur detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+1.9%).
Work and jobs in Arthur: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Arthur, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Arthur-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Arthur village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the village center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Arthur-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 89% 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 92.8 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 69.3 miles away from Arthur 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 92.0 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 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Arthur center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.9 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 Douglas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Arthur that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.8%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 87.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
65 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Arthur village (based on Douglas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.32%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,597 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:
6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,542 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Arthur fatal accident list:
Oct 9, 2004 05:01 PM, Industrial Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1989 03:00 PM, 133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1983 01:15 PM, 133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $259,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 459
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,513
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Arthur, IL)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Arthur)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.