For population 25 years and over in Marengo:
For population 15 years and over in Marengo city:
724 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,638 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elgin, IL (21.8 miles , pop. 94,487).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (55.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Union, IL (1.8 miles ), Garden Prairie, IL (2.5 miles ), Woodstock, IL (3.1 miles ), Huntley, IL (3.3 miles ), Hampshire, IL (3.4 miles ), Genoa, IL (3.4 miles ), Chemung, IL (3.4 miles ), Harvard, IL (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 88.60 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -477 (-6.2%)
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 Marengo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,491 (+30.7%).
Work and jobs in Marengo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marengo, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marengo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Marengo city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.
Earthquake activity:Marengo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% 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 56.8 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 56.2 miles away from Marengo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McHenry County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Carl Lundgren - Baseball player and coach, David Boies - Attorney.
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Airports located in Marengo:
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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFMARENGO.COM
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Public elementary/middle schools in Marengo:
See full list of schools located in Marengo, map of school districts: MARENGO-UNION ELEMENTARY CONSOLIDATED DISTRICT 165, MARENGO COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 154
Private elementary/middle school in Marengo:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. 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 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Marengo that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.3% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for American Indian residents, 31.7% for other race residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Marengo in 2000:
Marengo compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Marengo (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Marengo city (based on McHenry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 44
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
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Marengo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,200 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,289 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Marengo fatal accident list:
Apr 18, 2008 08:50 PM, Us-20, Lat: 42.237764, Lon: -88.581992, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $69,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,249
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 31,026
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marengo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marengo, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marengo)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Marengo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 53 patent applications in 2008-2014.