For population 25 years and over in Fairbury:
For population 15 years and over in Fairbury city:
41 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,752 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IL (30.9 miles , pop. 64,808).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (87.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Forrest, IL (2.3 miles ), Strawn, IL (3.0 miles) , Chenoa, IL (3.3 miles ), Pontiac, IL (3.3 miles ), Chatsworth, IL (3.4 miles ), Saunemin, IL (3.4 miles ), Anchor, IL (3.5 miles) , Sibley, IL (3.6 miles ).
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Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 88.51 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 Fairbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +293 (+8.0%).
Work and jobs in Fairbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fairbury, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fairbury-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/7/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Fairbury city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.
Earthquake activity:Fairbury-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% 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 53.3 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 82.7 miles away from Fairbury center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairbury and their reported violations in the past:FAIRBURY (Population served: 3968, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
132 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
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Banks with branches in Fairbury (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Fairbury (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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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.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairbury)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fairbury, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairbury)
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.