For population 25 years and over in Medora:
For population 15 years and over in Medora village:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $818 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (28.0 miles , pop. 50,497).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (38.3 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (225.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fidelity, IL (1.4 miles) , Shipman, IL (2.6 miles ), Chesterfield, IL (2.6 miles ), Rockbridge, IL (2.7 miles) , Brighton, IL (3.1 miles ), Royal Lakes, IL (3.3 miles) , Jerseyville, IL (3.3 miles ), Kane, IL (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 90.14 W
Area code: 618
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Crime rate in Medora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+19.3%).
Work and jobs in Medora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Medora, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Medora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Medora village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Medora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from Medora 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 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/6/1994 at 17:38:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Medora center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 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 19.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Medora village (based on Macoupin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.34%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
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5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,192 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:
6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,613 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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