For population 25 years and over in Lovington:
For population 15 years and over in Lovington village:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,754 (2.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (19.0 miles , pop. 81,860).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (114.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (155.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hammond, IL (2.5 miles ), Bethany, IL (2.7 miles ), LaPlace, IL (2.7 miles ), Sullivan, IL (2.8 miles ), Arthur, IL (3.0 miles ), Dalton City, IL (3.0 miles ), Atwood, IL (3.3 miles ), Allenville, IL (3.5 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 88.63 W
Area code: 217
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 Lovington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+6.5%).
Work and jobs in Lovington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lovington, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lovington-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Lovington village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lovington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 91% 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 96.1 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 73.7 miles away from Lovington 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 95.5 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 82.8 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 94.2 miles away from Lovington 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 79.8 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 Moultrie County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Stephen E. Ambrose - Military historian.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
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Religion statistics for Lovington village (based on Moultrie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.26%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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6.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,535 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:
7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,482 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Lovington fatal accident list:
Jan 29, 2011 03:35 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 39.71685, Lon: -88.63426111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lovington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lovington)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.