For population 25 years and over in Bluffs:
For population 15 years and over in Bluffs village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $989 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (47.1 miles , pop. 111,454).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (79.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Exeter, IL (1.7 miles) , Naples, IL (2.0 miles) , Meredosia, IL (2.4 miles ), Valley City, IL (2.6 miles) , Chapin, IL (2.7 miles ), Winchester, IL (3.0 miles ), Florence, IL (3.0 miles) , Concord, IL (3.1 miles) .
Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 90.53 W
Area code: 217
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Crime in Bluffs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-3.2%).
Work and jobs in Bluffs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bluffs, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bluffs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the Bluffs village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/13/1995, a category F4 tornado 44.7 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bluffs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Bluffs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Scott County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: R. Thomas Flynn - Retired president of Monroe Community College, William B. Pine - Politician.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bluffs and their reported violations in the past:BLUFFS (Population served: 748, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.1%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Bluffs compared to Illinois state average:
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Religion statistics for Bluffs (based on Scott County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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Bluffs government finances in 2002:
5.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,210 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:
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,113 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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Bluffs fatal accident list:
Mar 29, 2008 02:00 AM, Cropmate Rd, Lat: 39.745144, Lon: -90.519189, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 25, 1995 10:20 PM, Brady St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 370
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 5,330
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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