For population 25 years and over in New Grand Chain:
For population 15 years and over in New Grand Chain village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $700 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (94.8 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (116.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Karnak, IL (1.9 miles ), Olmsted, IL (2.5 miles ), Belknap, IL (2.6 miles) , Cypress, IL (2.8 miles ), Ullin, IL (3.0 miles ), Joppa, IL (3.2 miles ), Pulaski, IL (3.2 miles ), Dongola, IL (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 37.25 N, Longitude: 89.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-14.7%).
Work and jobs in New Grand Chain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Grand Chain, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Grand Chain-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the New Grand Chain village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Grand Chain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 3% 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 29.0 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 65.2 miles away from New Grand Chain 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 84.8 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 26.6 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 95.8 miles away from New Grand Chain 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 11.9 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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Grand Chain:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.7%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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
New Grand Chain compared to Illinois state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for New Grand Chain (based on Pulaski County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New Grand Chain government finances in 2002(per resident):
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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
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