For population 25 years and over in Lyndon:
For population 15 years and over in Lyndon village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,299 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (36.5 miles , pop. 98,359).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (97.7 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (116.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Prophetstown, IL (1.8 miles ), Morrison, IL (2.6 miles ), Erie, IL (3.0 miles ), Tampico, IL (3.0 miles ), Rock Falls, IL (3.6 miles ), Sterling, IL (3.6 miles ), Hooppole, IL (3.7 miles) , Deer Grove, IL (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 89.92 W
Area code: 815
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Crime in Lyndon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-6.0%).
Work and jobs in Lyndon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lyndon, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lyndon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Lyndon village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lyndon-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 55.8 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 25.3 miles away from Lyndon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Whiteside County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lyndon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyndon:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 7.8%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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)
Lyndon compared to Illinois state average:
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Religion statistics for Lyndon (based on Whiteside County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
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Lyndon government finances in 2002:
4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,088 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:
5.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,421 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:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lyndon)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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