For population 25 years and over in Joppa:
For population 15 years and over in Joppa village:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $471 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (88.6 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (124.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Metropolis, IL (2.7 miles ), Kevil, KY (3.0 miles ), Karnak, IL (3.1 miles ), Belknap, IL (3.1 miles) , New Grand Chain, IL (3.2 miles ), La Center, KY (3.4 miles ), Brookport, IL (3.6 miles ), Olmsted, IL (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 88.84 W
Area code: 618
Population change in the 1990s: -90 (-18.0%).
Work and jobs in Joppa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Joppa, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Joppa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Joppa village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
On 9/22/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Joppa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Joppa 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 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Joppa center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 21.7 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 Massac County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Joppa:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Joppa:
Public high school in Joppa:
See full list of schools located in Joppa, map of school districts: JOPPA-MAPLE GROVE UNIT DISTRICT 38
Public elementary/middle school in Joppa:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 48.1%
(53.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Joppa compared to Illinois state average:
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Religion statistics for Joppa (based on Massac County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Joppa government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,461 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:
5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,880 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Joppa)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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