For population 25 years and over in Atwood:
For population 15 years and over in Atwood village:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,758 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (24.1 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (123.0 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (147.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Garrett, IL (1.4 miles) , Arthur, IL (2.4 miles ), Hammond, IL (2.6 miles ), Tuscola, IL (3.1 miles ), Ivesdale, IL (3.2 miles ), Bement, IL (3.2 miles ), Lovington, IL (3.3 miles ), Arcola, IL (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 88.46 W
Area code: 217
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Crime in Atwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+2.6%).
Work and jobs in Atwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Atwood, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Atwood-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Atwood 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 10.2 miles away from the village center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Atwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 92% 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 98.3 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 74.5 miles away from Atwood 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 97.4 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 85.9 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 96.0 miles away from Atwood 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 81.1 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 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Atwood and their reported violations in the past:ATWOOD (Population served: 1250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 1.8%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic 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)
Atwood compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Atwood (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Atwood (based on Douglas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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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Atwood government finances in 2002:
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.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atwood)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.