For population 25 years and over in Belknap:
For population 15 years and over in Belknap village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $600 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (88.5 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (114.8 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Karnak, IL (1.7 miles ), Cypress, IL (2.3 miles ), New Grand Chain, IL (2.6 miles ), Vienna, IL (2.6 miles ), Joppa, IL (3.1 miles ), Buncombe, IL (3.2 miles) , Dongola, IL (3.5 miles ), Olmsted, IL (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 37.32 N, Longitude: 88.94 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 618
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+6.4%).
Average climate in Belknap, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belknap-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Belknap village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
On 5/29/1982, a category F4 tornado 28.1 miles away from the village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belknap-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 9% 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 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from Belknap center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city 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 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from Belknap 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) earthquake occurred 99.6 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 Johnson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Belknap:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belknap:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Belknap that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.3%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Belknap compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Belknap (based on Johnson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Belknap government finances in 2002:
7.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,513 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:
6.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,687 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Belknap:
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TV broadcast stations around Belknap:
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belknap)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: