For population 25 years and over in Hume:
For population 15 years and over in Hume village:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $821 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (30.2 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (91.4 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (141.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Metcalf, IL (1.8 miles ), Newman, IL (2.5 miles ), Brocton, IL (2.6 miles ), Sidell, IL (2.9 miles ), Allerton, IL (3.0 miles ), Chrisman, IL (3.2 miles ), Broadlands, IL (3.2 miles ), Redmon, IL (3.2 miles) .
Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 87.87 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 217
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-7.3%).
Work and jobs in Hume: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hume, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hume-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Hume village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hume-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 87% 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 93.1 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 67.6 miles away from Hume 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 91.4 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 84.3 miles away from the city 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 89.9 miles away from Hume center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 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 Edgar County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Edward Adelbert Doisy - Biochemist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Hume:
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Public high school in Hume:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Hume compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Hume (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hume village (based on Edgar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Hume government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Hume government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,047 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:
5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,646 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 232
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,552
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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