For population 25 years and over in Banner:
For population 15 years and over in Banner village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,417 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (21.3 miles , pop. 112,936).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (131.7 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (148.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Glasford, IL (2.5 miles ), Dunfermline, IL (2.6 miles ), Canton, IL (2.7 miles ), St. David, IL (2.8 miles ), Kingston Mines, IL (2.8 miles ), Goofy Ridge, IL (2.9 miles ), Manito, IL (3.1 miles ), Liverpool, IL (3.1 miles) .
Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 89.91 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 309
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-6.9%).
Average climate in Banner, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Banner-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Banner village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 21.5 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Banner-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Banner center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Banner:
Amtrak station near Banner:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banner:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.6%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Banner compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Banner village (based on Fulton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Banner government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Banner government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Banner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,412 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:
5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,091 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 626
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 9,022
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: