For population 25 years and over in Mark:
For population 15 years and over in Mark village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,326 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (42.1 miles , pop. 112,936).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (90.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Granville, IL (1.0 miles ), Standard, IL (1.9 miles ), Hennepin, IL (2.1 miles ), Spring Valley, IL (2.2 miles ), De Pue, IL (2.2 miles ), Cedar Point, IL (2.5 miles ), Bureau Junction, IL (2.5 miles ), McNabb, IL (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 89.25 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 815
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+22.8%).
Work and jobs in Mark: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mark, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mark-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/20/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Mark village center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.
On 12/6/1951, a category F3 tornado 5.7 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mark-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 94% 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 22.5 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 32.9 miles away from Mark center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mark:
Amtrak station near Mark:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mark:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.5%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mark compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Mark (based on Putnam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mark government finances in 2002:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,605 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:
7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,608 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 42
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 1,403
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.