For population 25 years and over in Dwight:
For population 15 years and over in Dwight village:
94 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,089 (2.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (34.6 miles , pop. 106,221).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (64.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Campus, IL (2.8 miles) , Odell, IL (2.8 miles ), Gardner, IL (3.0 miles ), Emington, IL (3.0 miles) , Reddick, IL (3.1 miles ), Verona, IL (3.1 miles ), South Wilmington, IL (3.1 miles ), Kinsman, IL (3.2 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 88.43 W
Area code: 815
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dwight detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+2.5%).
Work and jobs in Dwight: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dwight, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dwight-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Dwight village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dwight-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from Dwight center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Livingston County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clay Harbor - Player of football.
Airports located in Dwight:
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Operable nuclear power plants near Dwight:
Local government website: www.dwightillinois.com
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Private high school in Dwight:
See full list of schools located in Dwight, map of school districts: DWIGHT COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICT 232, DWIGHT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 230
Public elementary/middle school in Dwight:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dwight and their reported violations in the past:DWIGHT (Address: 209 S PRAIRIE AVE , Population served: 4400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:DWIGHT CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 1100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dwight that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.6%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.8% for Black residents, 87.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
161 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
Dwight compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Dwight (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dwight, Illinois:
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Religion statistics for Dwight (based on Livingston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
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Dwight government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,942 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:
6.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,806 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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See more detailed statistics of Dwight fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dwight, IL
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total costs: $162,000
Total average daily traffic: 72,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 15,673
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dwight)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dwight, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dwight)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dwight)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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