For population 25 years and over in Claremont:
For population 15 years and over in Claremont village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $950 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (56.3 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (122.6 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Olney, IL (2.4 miles ), Sumner, IL (2.5 miles ), Calhoun, IL (2.5 miles ), Parkersburg, IL (3.2 miles ), Bridgeport, IL (3.4 miles ), Noble, IL (3.7 miles ), West Salem, IL (3.7 miles ), Ste. Marie, IL (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 87.97 W
Area code: 618
Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-15.5%).
Work and jobs in Claremont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Claremont, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Claremont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Claremont village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the village center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Claremont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 31% 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 19.1 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 8.4 miles away from Claremont 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 51.8 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 18.2 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 11.0 miles away from Claremont 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 16.9 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 Richland County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claremont:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 4.62. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 8.44. This is better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Claremont that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.3%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Claremont compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Claremont village (based on Richland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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Claremont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,064 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:
6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,801 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: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 75
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 75
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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