For population 25 years and over in Okawville:
For population 15 years and over in Okawville village:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,953 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (39.9 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (255.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Addieville, IL (2.1 miles ), Venedy, IL (2.4 miles) , Damiansville, IL (2.6 miles ), Germantown, IL (2.9 miles ), Bartelso, IL (2.9 miles ), Albers, IL (2.9 miles ), New Minden, IL (3.1 miles ), St. Libory, IL (3.2 miles ).
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Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 89.55 W
Area code: 618
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Crime in Okawville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+6.4%).
Work and jobs in Okawville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Okawville, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Okawville-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Okawville village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Okawville-area historical earthquake activity is above Illinois state average. It is 69% 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 90.1 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 93.8 miles away from Okawville 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 87.5 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 92.2 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 79.5 miles away from Okawville 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 76.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ryan Heck - College basketball player (Troy Trojans).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.5%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Okawville (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.93%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Okawville government finances in 2002:
5.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,687 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:
6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,396 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: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 332
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 5,400
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Okawville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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