For population 25 years and over in Karnak:
For population 15 years and over in Karnak village:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $567 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (91.3 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (115.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Belknap, IL (1.7 miles) , New Grand Chain, IL (1.9 miles ), Cypress, IL (2.4 miles ), Joppa, IL (3.1 miles ), Vienna, IL (3.1 miles ), Olmsted, IL (3.1 miles ), Ullin, IL (3.4 miles ), Dongola, IL (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 37.29 N, Longitude: 88.97 W
Area code: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+6.7%).
Work and jobs in Karnak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Karnak, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Karnak-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Karnak village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused $8 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Karnak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 4% 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 99.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from Karnak 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 68.8 miles away from the city 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 81.2 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 29.9 miles away from Karnak center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 99.2 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 Pulaski County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karnak:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 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 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.8%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Karnak compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Karnak (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Karnak (based on Pulaski County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Karnak government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,926 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:
6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,000 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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Karnak fatal accident list:
Aug 15, 1983 00:05 AM, 169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 450
Total average daily truck traffic: 27
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 460
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Karnak on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.