For population 25 years and over in Maeystown:
For population 15 years and over in Maeystown village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,208 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (27.8 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fults, IL (2.1 miles) , Valmeyer, IL (2.6 miles ), Crystal City, MO (2.8 miles ), Herculaneum, MO (2.9 miles ), Waterloo, IL (3.0 miles ), Festus, MO (3.0 miles ), Pevely, MO (3.1 miles ), Horine, MO (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 38.23 N, Longitude: 90.23 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+31.0%).
Average climate in Maeystown, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Maeystown-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Maeystown village center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1969, a category F4 tornado 31.2 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Maeystown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Maeystown center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 05:41:38, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 11.6 miles away from Maeystown center
On 3/12/2002 at 08:30:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Samuel McRoberts - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Maeystown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maeystown:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.587. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Maeystown compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Maeystown (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Maeystown government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,827 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:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,033 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Maeystown:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $252,483,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 82
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,352
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: