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Population in 2012: 1,268 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.0%
Males: 659  (52.0%)
Females: 609  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62869.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,374 (it was $22,121 in 2000)
Norris City:

$29,374
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,258

Norris City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,568 (it was $32,400 in 2000)
Norris City:

$47,568
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,842; Detached houses: $66,113; Townhouses or other attached units: $53,319; Mobile homes: $41,601

Median gross rent in 2012: $371.

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  • White alone - 1,251 (98.1%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norris City: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.4%), Irish (22.7%), English (13.2%), United States (4.4%), Dutch (4.1%), Welsh (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/04/1901

Elevation: 443 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,094 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Norris City:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norris City village:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Norris City, Illinois as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Norris City to the number of sex offenders is 211 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $711 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $614 (1.4%)

Norris City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (42.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (113.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Omaha, IL (2.5 miles ), Broughton, IL (2.8 miles) , Enfield, IL (2.9 miles ), Carmi, IL (3.4 miles ), New Haven, IL (3.5 miles ), Eldorado, IL (3.6 miles ), Ridgway, IL (3.6 miles ), McLeansboro, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 88.33 W

Area code: 618

Norris City household income distribution Norris City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Norris City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
Rapes 0000010000N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.094.80.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
Robberies 0000000000N/A12
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A78.4156.7
Assaults 9344330004N/A02
per 100,000 851.5283.8378.4383.9287.6284.40.00.00.0394.1N/A0.0156.7
Burglaries 1000230103N/A43
per 100,000 94.60.00.00.0191.8284.40.095.80.0295.6N/A313.7235.1
Thefts 2111620001N/A83
per 100,000 189.294.694.696.0575.3189.60.00.00.098.5N/A627.5235.1
Auto thefts 20000000000N/A1
per 100,000 189.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A78.4
Arson 0000000000N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 207.863.082.783.997.8166.70.07.00.0107.7N/AN/A115.0

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Crime rate in Norris City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -282 (-21.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Norris City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Norris City village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norris City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 36% 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 40.5 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 29.8 miles away from Norris 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 62.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 86.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from Norris City center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 44.2 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 White County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Norris City:

  • SPENCER TERRACE (Hospital, 401 WEST FOURTH STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Norris City:

  • ENFIELD REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENFIELD, IL)
  • WABASH CHRISTIAN RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARMI, IL)
  • PHOENIX REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARMI, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Norris City, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norris City:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 36 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Evansville (about 44 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • John A Logan College (about 45 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 53 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 62 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Vincennes University (about 66 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)

Public high school in Norris City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Norris City:

See full list of schools located in Norris City, School District: NORRIS CITY-OMAHA-ENFIELD COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 3

Library in Norris City:

  • NORRIS CITY MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $73,081; Location: 603 SOUTH DIVISION STREET; 25,355 books; 1,038 audio materials; 361 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Norris City: Norris City Fire Protection District (A), Norris City Community Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
White County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norris City, IL

18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Norris City compared to Illinois state average:

Norris City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.


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Banks with branches in Norris City (2011 data):

  • Banterra Bank: Norris City Branch at East Main Street, branch established on 1904/04/13. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Norris City travel time to work - commute


Norris City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Norris City village (based on White County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.42%
Here59.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents29.7%21.9%17.9%9.2%4.9%
Congregations20.0%13.3%23.3%3.3%1.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodCumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%3.0%2.4%2.3%5.2%
Congregations5.0%5.0%3.3%6.7%18.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
White County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
White County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

26.5%
Illinois:

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

9.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,950$23,7000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,750
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,576$27,4561$432
Sewerage 1$1,750$21,0000$0
Water Supply 3$7,090$28,3600$0
Gas Supply 2$4,294$25,7640$0
Totals for Government 10$21,660$25,99210$4,182

Norris City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $505,000 ($398.26)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($190.85)
    Financial Administration: $182,000 ($143.53)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($67.82)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($61.51)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($16.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $249,000 ($196.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($22.87)

Norris City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($2.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $55,000 ($43.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($33.91)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $527,000 ($415.62)
    Water Utilities: $271,000 ($213.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $164,000 ($129.34)
    Highways: $31,000 ($24.45)
  • Tax - Property: $83,000 ($65.46)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($2.37)

Norris City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $480,000 ($378.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $455,000 ($358.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($19.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,474,000 ($1162.46)

4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Gallatin County, IL  0.40% ($31,217 average AGI)
from Posey County, IN  0.31% ($42,222)
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.30% ($29,000)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.52% ($22,133 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IL  0.47% ($21,593)
to Hamilton County, IL  0.35% ($21,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norris City:

  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norris City:

  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Norris City:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Norris City, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3075.7 years
John2875.2 years
Charles2375.1 years
James2371.6 years
Mary1983.9 years
Robert1872.7 years
Ralph1374.2 years
Ruby1279.2 years
George1278.5 years
Ruth1180.1 years
Most common last names in Norris City, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2880.0 years
Bryant2876.6 years
Smith2172.3 years
Hill2082.6 years
Austin1882.4 years
Wilson1676.0 years
Healy1475.6 years
Edwards1485.2 years
Mckenzie1379.1 years
Aud1371.4 years

Norris City on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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