For population 25 years and over in Newman:
For population 15 years and over in Newman city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (26.2 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (97.7 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (142.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hume, IL (2.5 miles ), Brocton, IL (2.5 miles ), Longview, IL (2.7 miles) , Broadlands, IL (2.8 miles ), Allerton, IL (2.9 miles ), Camargo, IL (3.1 miles ), Metcalf, IL (3.1 miles ), Oakland, IL (3.2 miles ).
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Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 87.99 W
Area code: 217
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Crime rate in Newman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-0.4%).
Work and jobs in Newman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newman, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the Newman city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newman-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from Newman center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Newman center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James Gammon - Film actor.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic 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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No gay or lesbian households reported
57 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Newman city (based on Douglas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.32%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,597 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:
6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,542 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 374
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,310
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newman)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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