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Population in 2012: 5,058 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 

Males: 2,315  (45.8%)
Females: 2,743  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62839.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,607 (it was $28,157 in 2000)
Flora:

$36,607
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,610

Flora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,490 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Flora:

$68,490
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,545; Detached houses: $89,485; Townhouses or other attached units: $520,252; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,347; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $340,528; Mobile homes: $84,319

Median gross rent in 2012: $551.

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  • White alone - 4,861 (95.9%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 40 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Flora: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.4%), United States (16.2%), Irish (14.9%), English (10.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/1884

Elevation: 485 feet

Land area: 4.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,140 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Flora:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flora city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

54 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Flora, Illinois as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Flora to the number of sex offenders is 632 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,347 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,013 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (69.7 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (95.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (223.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Louisville, IL (2.7 miles ), Clay City, IL (2.7 miles ), Xenia, IL (2.9 miles ), Sailor Springs, IL (3.0 miles) , Johnsonville, IL (3.3 miles) , Cisne, IL (3.3 miles ), Iola, IL (3.7 miles) , Noble, IL (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.67 N, Longitude: 88.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,570 (+31.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,349 (70.0%)

Area code: 618

Flora household income distribution Flora home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Flora by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2322012111011
per 100,000 39.359.039.340.70.020.541.220.821.021.00.019.719.8
Robberies 1100100000430
per 100,000 19.719.70.00.020.20.00.00.00.00.087.159.00.0
Assaults 3711233649003
per 100,000 59.0137.619.720.340.561.461.8124.984.0188.60.00.059.5
Burglaries 30151919181272484636
per 100,000 589.9294.9373.6386.5364.2245.5144.2499.5168.083.8130.659.0119.0
Thefts 1541801861861681369111612999126124151
per 100,000 3027.93539.13657.13783.63398.72782.31874.42414.22709.52074.62742.12438.52994.2
Auto thefts 971313451223451
per 100,000 177.0137.6255.6264.480.9102.320.641.642.062.987.198.319.8
Arson 2322020100000
per 100,000 39.359.039.340.70.040.90.020.80.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 219.6246.9222.1229.7177.1160.8128.4171.7152.8144.3147.8139.1153.2

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Crime rate in Flora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Illinois average:

2.76

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Flora, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-1.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Flora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Flora city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 44% 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 35.7 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 34.0 miles away from Flora 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 60.7 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 37.0 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 21.8 miles away from Flora 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 36.5 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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Hospitals/medical centers in Flora:

  • CLAY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 601 EAST TWELFTH STREET)
  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 911 STACY BURK DRIVE)
  • PRAIRIE ESTATES (Hospital, 403 NORTH STATE STREET)
  • FLORA GARDENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 701 SHADWELL AVENUE)
  • FLORA REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 232 GIVEN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Flora, IL

Airports and heliports located in Flora:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flora:

  • Kaskaskia College (about 39 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • Vincennes University (about 53 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • Lake Land College (about 55 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 59 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 66 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 68 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Evansville (about 71 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)

Public high school in Flora:

Public elementary/middle schools in Flora:

See full list of schools located in Flora, School District: FLORA COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 35

Library in Flora:

  • FLORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $262,519; Location: 216 NORTH MAIN STREET; 42,001 books; 799 audio materials; 1,188 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Flora: Flora City Hall (A), Flora Public Library (B), Flora Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Flora include: Assembly of God Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of God (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), First Evangelical Methodist Church (G), First Pentecostal Church (H), First Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Flora Motel (8290 Old Highway 50), Best Western Lorson Inn (201 Gary Hagen Drive).

 
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Flora and their reported violations in the past:

CLAY COUNTY WATER INC (Population served: 504, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2004. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2005), St Intentional no-action (SEP-30-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2004. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2005), St Intentional no-action (SEP-30-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2005), St Intentional no-action (SEP-30-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2005), St Intentional no-action (SEP-30-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.8%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.5% for Black residents, 79.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Flora, IL

People in group quarters in Flora in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 92 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Flora in 2000:

  • 164 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Flora compared to Illinois state average:

Flora, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Flora (2011 data):

  • Flora Bank & Trust: at 1010 West North Avenue, Stacy Burk Branch, West North Avenue Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67.2 mil, Deposits: $60.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Clay Bancshares, Inc
  • Flora Savings Bank: at 128 West Second Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $30.1 mil, Deposits: $27.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Clay City Banking Co.: Flora Branch at 207 Gary Hagen Drive, branch established on 2001/12/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.9 mil, Deposits: $77.2 mil, headquarters in Clay City, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Clay City Bank Shares, Inc
  • First Community Bank, Xenia-Flora: Flora Branch at 1400 North State Street, branch established on 1998/01/13. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $35.2 mil, Deposits: $25.2 mil, headquarters in Xenia, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Flora Branch at 101 East North Avenue, branch established on 1872/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Flora, Illinois:

  • Best Western Lorson Inn, 201 Gary Hagen Dr, Flora, IL 62839 , Phone: (618) 662-3054, Fax: (618) 662-6073
  • Flora Motel, US 45 & 50, Flora, IL 62839 , Phone: (618) 662-2153
  • Ranch Motel, RR 1, Flora, IL 62839 , Phone: (618) 662-2181
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Flora, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Flora travel time to work - commute


Flora mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Flora city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.38%
Here68.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents30.2%23.7%15.3%13.5%3.5%
Congregations28.0%22.0%4.0%18.0%2.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of ChristLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%3.0%3.0%0.9%3.6%
Congregations2.0%4.0%2.0%4.0%14.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Clay County:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Clay County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

27.4%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,328$37,9680$0
Other Government Administration 9$36,746$48,9955$2,672
Police Protection - Officers 11$53,132$57,9620$0
Police - Other 5$15,057$36,1371$496
Fire - Other 0$0 4$984
Streets and Highways 4$14,457$43,3710$0
Health 0$0 1$1,592
Solid Waste Management 1$3,686$44,2320$0
Sewerage 9$35,001$46,6680$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,033$36,1982$1,446
Water Supply 7$31,977$54,8180$0
Electric Power 6$24,555$49,1100$0
Gas Supply 3$14,424$57,6960$0
Local Libraries 6$10,928$21,8566$5,238
Other and Unallocable 3$11,225$44,9001$524
Totals for Government 68$263,549$46,50920$12,952

Flora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $275,000 ($54.37)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,880,000 ($1360.22)
    Gas Utilities: $1,992,000 ($393.83)
    Police Protection: $918,000 ($181.49)
    General - Other: $673,000 ($133.06)
    Financial Administration: $568,000 ($112.30)
    Sewerage: $515,000 ($101.82)
    Water Utilities: $508,000 ($100.43)
    Regular Highways: $421,000 ($83.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $418,000 ($82.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $203,000 ($40.13)
    Central Staff Services: $177,000 ($34.99)
    Libraries: $148,000 ($29.26)
    General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($24.71)
    Fire Protection: $70,000 ($13.84)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,635,000 ($520.96)
    Benefit Payments: $127,000 ($25.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $143,000 ($28.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($8.90)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($5.73)
    Central Staff: $24,000 ($4.74)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.77)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.78)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,446,000 ($483.59)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($5.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($2.57)

Flora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $644,000 ($127.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($90.15)
    All Other: $45,000 ($8.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($3.56)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $90,000 ($17.79)
    Local Employee Contribution: $45,000 ($8.90)
    Interest Revenue: $34,000 ($6.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $354,000 ($69.99)
    Interest Earnings: $327,000 ($64.65)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,827,000 ($1547.45)
    Gas Utilities: $2,746,000 ($542.90)
    Water Utilities: $811,000 ($160.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,014,000 ($200.47)
    Highways: $392,000 ($77.50)
    Electric Utilities: $171,000 ($33.81)
    All Other: $121,000 ($23.92)
    Gas Utilities: $60,000 ($11.86)
  • Tax - Property: $729,000 ($144.13)
    Public Utilities: $205,000 ($40.53)
    NEC: $72,000 ($14.23)

Flora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($44.29)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,615,000 ($517.00)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $2,865,000 ($566.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $2,865,000 ($566.43)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,970,000 ($389.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $470,000 ($92.92)
    Water Utilities: $213,000 ($42.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $175,000 ($34.60)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($2.17)

Flora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($4.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,467,000 ($1278.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $371,000 ($73.35)

5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Wayne County, IL  0.71% ($23,000 average AGI)
from Richland County, IL  0.56% ($29,233)
from Effingham County, IL  0.45% ($31,083)


6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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:
to Effingham County, IL  0.81% ($20,636 average AGI)
to Richland County, IL  0.55% ($26,100)
to Wayne County, IL  0.54% ($20,828)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flora:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flora:

  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W203AN (88.5 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WSEI (92.9 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Flora:

  • WNOI-LP (Channel 24; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Flora, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Flora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,189
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,490

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Flora)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Flora, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Flora)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • MIDWEST M20 SALES & SERVICE INC, 2 Airport Rd, Flora, IL 62839
    Certificate: D000878 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2011

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ERCO 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 88 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2011H , Serial Number: 2634, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Warren Webster, 1735 N State Rd, Flora, IL 62839, Other Owners: Patricia S Ridgeway
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33128 , Serial Number: 28-7505125, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1975
    Registrant (Government): Flora Airport Authority, #1 Airport Rd Rfd 1, Flora, IL 62839
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 334FL , Serial Number: 290334, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Ray Williams Construction Inc, 10 Industrial Park, Flora, IL 62839
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714AN , Serial Number: 15079028, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Vic Dba Ackerson, Rr 1 Box 193b, Flora, IL 62839, Other Owners: Aviation Ackerson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8198X , Serial Number: 17248698, Year manufactured: 1961
    Registrant (Individual): John R Milburn, Box 456, Flora, IL 62839



Most common first names in Flora, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9276.2 years
John7976.3 years
Mary6678.4 years
Charles6573.4 years
Robert6072.9 years
James4771.5 years
Mildred4082.5 years
George3877.5 years
Frank3776.9 years
Harold3073.2 years
Most common last names in Flora, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5581.5 years
Henson2675.0 years
Jones2577.8 years
Stanford2577.7 years
Cook2574.5 years
Thompson2380.1 years
Davis2179.3 years
Greenwood2177.8 years
Johnson2074.8 years
Brown1976.4 years
Businesses in Flora, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1

Flora on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles Linder (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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