For population 25 years and over in Hettick:
For population 15 years and over in Hettick village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $525 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (36.1 miles , pop. 111,454).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (51.5 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Palmyra, IL (2.4 miles ), Chesterfield, IL (2.7 miles ), Modesto, IL (3.0 miles ), Scottville, IL (3.0 miles) , Greenfield, IL (3.0 miles ), Carlinville, IL (3.1 miles ), Rockbridge, IL (3.3 miles) , Nilwood, IL (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 90.04 W
Area code: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-13.7%).
Average climate in Hettick, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hettick-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Hettick village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hettick-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Hettick center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/6/1994 at 17:38:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Hettick center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hettick:
Amtrak station near Hettick:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hettick:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.8%
(37.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Hettick compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hettick (based on Macoupin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hettick government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,192 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:
6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,613 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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Hettick fatal accident list:
May 30, 1993 00:20 AM, 111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hettick, IL