For population 25 years and over in Matherville:
For population 15 years and over in Matherville village:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,559 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (19.6 miles , pop. 98,359).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (140.0 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (156.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Viola, IL (2.0 miles ), Reynolds, IL (2.4 miles ), Sherrard, IL (2.6 miles ), Aledo, IL (2.9 miles ), Windsor, IL (3.1 miles ), Coyne Center, IL (3.2 miles ), Oak Grove, IL (3.3 miles ), Alpha, IL (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.26 N, Longitude: 90.61 W
Area code: 309
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+9.8%).
Work and jobs in Matherville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Matherville, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Matherville-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/15/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Matherville village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/14/1974, a category F3 tornado 8.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people.
Earthquake activity:Matherville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% 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 89.6 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 68.6 miles away from Matherville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Matherville:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matherville:
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Public elementary/middle school in Matherville:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.656. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.0%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Matherville compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Matherville (based on Mercer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,348 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:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,984 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 Matherville)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
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