For population 25 years and over in New Athens:
For population 15 years and over in New Athens village:
25 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,321 (2.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (29.0 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lenzburg, IL (2.0 miles ), Fayetteville, IL (2.4 miles ), Hecker, IL (2.6 miles ), Freeburg, IL (2.7 miles ), Darmstadt, IL (2.8 miles) , Marissa, IL (2.9 miles ), Smithton, IL (2.9 miles ), St. Libory, IL (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.32 N, Longitude: 89.87 W
Area code: 618
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 New Athens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-1.3%).
Work and jobs in New Athens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Athens, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Athens-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the New Athens village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/5/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Athens-area historical earthquake activity is above Illinois state average. It is 72% smaller 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 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from New Athens 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 76.0 miles away from the city center
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 51.8 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 48.0 miles away from New Athens center
On 8/26/1992 at 05:41:38, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Birthplace of: Whitey Herzog - (born 1931), Baseball Hall of Famer.
Hospital/medical center in New Athens:
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Airports located in New Athens:
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Local government website: WWW.NEWATHENS.NET
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
New Athens compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in New Athens (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for New Athens village (based on St. Clair County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
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6.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,239 average adjusted gross income)
0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,296 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,683 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,651 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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New Athens fatal accident list:
Aug 2, 2001 10:10 AM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1998 07:28 AM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 13, 1997 03:25 PM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1992 00:35 AM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1985 07:19 PM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Apr 2, 1983 03:10 PM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,875
Total average daily truck traffic: 43
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Athens)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in New Athens, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Athens)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Athens)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5040.01
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in New Athens, IL
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.