For population 25 years and over in Dahlgren:
For population 15 years and over in Dahlgren village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $346 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (63.7 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (89.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (257.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Belle Rive, IL (1.9 miles ), Belle Prairie City, IL (2.7 miles) , Bluford, IL (3.0 miles ), Keenes, IL (3.1 miles) , Macedonia, IL (3.2 miles) , McLeansboro, IL (3.3 miles ), Wayne City, IL (3.4 miles ), Ewing, IL (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 38.20 N, Longitude: 88.69 W
Area code: 618
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.6%).
Work and jobs in Dahlgren: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dahlgren, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dahlgren-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Dahlgren 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 11.6 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:Dahlgren-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 46.8 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 61.1 miles away from Dahlgren 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 51.4 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 85.2 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 49.4 miles away from Dahlgren center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 42.0 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 Hamilton County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dahlgren that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.8%
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Dahlgren (based on Hamilton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.31%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
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5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,447 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:
4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,554 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dahlgren)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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