For population 25 years and over in Clay City:
For population 15 years and over in Clay City village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,069 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (65.6 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (102.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Sailor Springs, IL (2.3 miles) , Noble, IL (2.7 miles ), Flora, IL (2.7 miles ), Louisville, IL (3.2 miles ), Cisne, IL (3.6 miles ), Mount Erie, IL (3.7 miles) , Olney, IL (3.9 miles ), Johnsonville, IL (3.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 88.35 W
Area code: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+6.8%).
Work and jobs in Clay City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clay City, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clay City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Clay City village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 18.7 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clay City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 40% 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 30.0 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 26.9 miles away from Clay 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 57.5 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 31.0 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 15.5 miles away from Clay City 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 30.4 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 Clay County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Clay City and their reported violations in the past:CLAY CITY (Population served: 1114, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.2%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Religion statistics for Clay City (based on Clay County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Clay City government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,011 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:
6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,575 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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Clay City fatal accident list:
Aug 19, 1997 04:27 PM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1975 07:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
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