For population 25 years and over in Lerna:
For population 15 years and over in Lerna village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (46.0 miles , pop. 81,860).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (117.0 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (170.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mattoon, IL (2.5 miles ), Charleston, IL (2.8 miles ), Toledo, IL (3.2 miles ), Neoga, IL (3.3 miles ), Gays, IL (3.4 miles ), Humboldt, IL (3.6 miles ), Greenup, IL (3.7 miles ), Jewett, IL (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 39.42 N, Longitude: 88.29 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 217
Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+32.5%).
Work and jobs in Lerna: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lerna, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lerna-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Lerna village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/11/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lerna-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 70.2 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 46.6 miles away from Lerna 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 69.4 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 58.1 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 68.0 miles away from Lerna 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 53.2 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 Coles County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, 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 2012: 26.8%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lerna compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Lerna (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Lerna village (based on Coles County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.64%
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: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
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Lerna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,115 average adjusted gross income)
0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,892 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:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lerna)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.