For population 25 years and over in Oquawka:
For population 15 years and over in Oquawka village:
27 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,068 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (45.8 miles , pop. 98,359).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (164.2 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gladstone, IL (2.3 miles ), Biggsville, IL (2.7 miles ), Keithsburg, IL (3.3 miles ), Kirkwood, IL (3.4 miles ), Gulf Port, IL (3.4 miles ), Little York, IL (3.4 miles ), Oakville, IA (3.5 miles ), Mediapolis, IA (3.5 miles ).
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Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 90.95 W
Area code: 309
Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+7.1%).
Work and jobs in Oquawka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oquawka, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oquawka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/25/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Oquawka village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 22.1 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:Oquawka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joyce Ricketts - Girls Professional Baseball League player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.7%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black 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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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Oquawka compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Oquawka (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Oquawka (based on Henderson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Oquawka government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,506 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:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,725 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Oquawka fatal accident list:
Sep 25, 1993 02:00 PM, 164, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 30, 1989 08:30 AM, 164, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1983 04:40 PM, Alley, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oquawka)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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