For population 25 years and over in Central City:
For population 15 years and over in Central City village:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $310 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (60.5 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Centralia, IL (1.3 miles ), Junction City, IL (1.5 miles ), Wamac, IL (1.8 miles ), Sandoval, IL (2.1 miles ), Odin, IL (2.5 miles ), Walnut Hill, IL (2.6 miles) , Hoffman, IL (2.7 miles ), Irvington, IL (2.8 miles ).
Latitude: 38.55 N, Longitude: 89.13 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 618
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Crime in Central City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+9.4%).
Work and jobs in Central City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Central City, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Central City-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Central City village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Central City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 60% 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 67.6 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 69.8 miles away from Central 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 82.9 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 98.1 miles away from the city 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 69.5 miles away from Central City center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 56.0 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 Marion County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jack Richardson (baseball) - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.4%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Central City (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
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Central City government finances in 2002:
4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,316 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:
5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Central City fatal accident list:
Feb 24, 2002 04:30 PM, Us-51, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
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