For population 25 years and over in Kirkland:
For population 15 years and over in Kirkland village:
84 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,548 (2.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (16.7 miles , pop. 150,115).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (62.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kingston, IL (2.1 miles ), Monroe Center, IL (2.8 miles ), Genoa, IL (2.8 miles ), Sycamore, IL (3.3 miles ), Malta, IL (3.4 miles ), Belvidere, IL (3.4 miles ), Cherry Valley, IL (3.4 miles ), DeKalb, IL (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 88.85 W
Area code: 815
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Kirkland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+15.4%).
Work and jobs in Kirkland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kirkland, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kirkland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Kirkland village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.4 miles away from the village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kirkland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from Kirkland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Kirkland (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Kirkland village (based on DeKalb County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
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10.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,321 average adjusted gross income)
0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,440 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Kirkland fatal accident list:
Feb 11, 1988 04:03 PM, No First, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 910
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,797
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kirkland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kirkland)
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kirkland)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.00
Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Kirkland, IL
Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.