For population 25 years and over in Onarga:
For population 15 years and over in Onarga village:
207 residents are foreign born (15.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,468 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (43.8 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (79.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gilman, IL (1.9 miles ), Thawville, IL (2.5 miles ), Danforth, IL (2.7 miles ), Buckley, IL (2.9 miles ), Crescent City, IL (2.9 miles ), Piper City, IL (3.2 miles ), Roberts, IL (3.4 miles ), Ashkum, IL (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 88.01 W
Area code: 815
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Crime rate in Onarga detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+10.5%).
Work and jobs in Onarga: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Onarga, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Onarga-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Onarga village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Onarga-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Onarga center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Onarga 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 Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jack Crangle - Football player and coach, Shane Cultra - Politician.
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Public high school in Onarga:
See full list of schools located in Onarga, School District: IROQUOIS WEST COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 10
Public elementary/middle school in Onarga:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 14.4% for other race residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
68 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children in 2000
9 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
Onarga compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Onarga (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Onarga (based on Iroquois County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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Onarga government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,523 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:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,188 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Onarga fatal accident list:
Aug 3, 1993 07:04 AM, 54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Onarga)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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