For population 25 years and over in Mound City:
For population 15 years and over in Mound City city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $564 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (102.3 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (121.9 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mounds, IL (1.7 miles ), Cairo, IL (2.3 miles ), Barlow, KY (2.6 miles ), Olmsted, IL (2.8 miles ), Wickliffe, KY (3.0 miles ), Pulaski, IL (3.1 miles ), La Center, KY (3.2 miles ), Wilson City, MO (3.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 89.16 W
Area code: 618
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Crime in Mound City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-9.2%).
Work and jobs in Mound City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mound City, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mound City-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Mound City city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mound City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 33% greater 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 21.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from Mound City center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Mound City center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, 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: Patience Worth - Writer, Charlie Hoover (baseball) - Baseball player.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mound City:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 38.8%
(35.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 93.8% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Mound City (based on Pulaski County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Mound City government finances in 2002:
5.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,926 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:
6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,000 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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Mound City fatal accident list:
Sep 27, 2003 05:30 PM, Sr-37, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
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