For population 25 years and over in Kell:
For population 15 years and over in Kell village:
13 residents are foreign born (7.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $263 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (72.9 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Dix, IL (2.0 miles ), Walnut Hill, IL (2.8 miles) , Salem, IL (3.1 miles ), Iuka, IL (3.3 miles ), Odin, IL (3.4 miles ), Mount Vernon, IL (3.5 miles ), Centralia, IL (3.5 miles ), Central City, IL (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 38.49 N, Longitude: 88.91 W
Area code: 618
Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.9%).
Work and jobs in Kell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kell, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Kell village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 51% 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 55.3 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 59.7 miles away from Kell 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 70.4 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 97.8 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 57.4 miles away from Kell center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 44.5 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 Marion County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.2%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Kell compared to Illinois state average:
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Religion statistics for Kell (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
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Kell government finances in 2006(per resident):
4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,316 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:
5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Kell fatal accident list:
Mar 16, 1988 12:36 AM, Kell Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kell)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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