Nora, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 58  (51.3%)
Females: 57  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61059, 61087.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,708 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Nora:

$54,708
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,051 (it was $17,608 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,660 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Nora:

$80,660
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $91,749; Detached houses: $108,088; Mobile homes: $41,237

Median gross rent in 2016: $815.

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    • 11695.9%White alone
    • 32.5%Hispanic
    • 21.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nora: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.4%), Swiss (19.6%), Irish (10.9%), Norwegian (10.9%), English (8.7%), American (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/25/1901

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 127 people per square mile   (very low).

Nora, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Nora:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nora village:

  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Nora village:  0.8% ($467)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)

Nora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (38.0 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (51.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (123.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Warren, IL (1.9 miles ), Stockton, IL (2.8 miles ), Lena, IL (2.8 miles ), Winslow, IL (2.9 miles ), Apple River, IL (2.9 miles ), South Wayne, WI (2.9 miles ), Gratiot, WI (3.0 miles ), Cadiz, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 89.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Nora household income distribution Nora home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-28.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (40%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Average climate in Nora, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nora-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the Nora village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nora-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 297.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from Nora 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 273.7 miles away from the 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 329.6 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 296.6 miles away from Nora center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 284.4 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 Jo Daviess County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nora:

  • STOCKTON HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STOCKTON, IL)
  • ST CLARE HOME CARE--SUBUNIT (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LENA, IL)
  • LENA LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LENA, IL)
  • RACHUY HOUSE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STOCKTON, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nora:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 34 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Ashford University (about 44 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Edgewood College (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Rock Valley College (about 50 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 51 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 51 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 56 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)

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Church in Nora: Nora Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Nora Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jo Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.7%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Illinois average:

12.1

Nora travel time to work - commute Nora mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nora village (based on Jo Daviess County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,84410
Mainline Protestant4,00024
Evangelical Protestant9519
Other1243
None9,759-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Jo Daviess County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Jo Daviess County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jo Daviess County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

16.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jo Daviess County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$16
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$86
Totals for Government 0$0 9$102

Nora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($165.22)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($26.09)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($69.57)

Nora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($26.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($86.96)
    Highways: $4,000 ($34.78)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($52.17)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($8.70)
    NEC: $1,000 ($8.70)

Nora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $93,000 ($808.70)

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dubuque County, IA  1.11% ($40,701 average AGI)
from Stephenson County, IL  0.49% ($35,128)
from Cook County, IL  0.35% ($60,794)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dubuque County, IA  1.12% ($36,083 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.54% ($26,538)
to Grant County, WI  0.29% ($31,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nora:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nora:

  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Nora:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

Nora fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 2012 08:03 PM, Stagecoach Trl (Walnut), Tiger Whip (2nd South St), Lat: 42.45334, Lon: -89.94381, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nora that have no violations reported:

  • THE NORA BAR (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (41%)

Nora compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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