For population 25 years and over in Paris:
For population 15 years and over in Paris city:
132 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,217 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (19.0 miles , pop. 59,614).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (83.2 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (154.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Vermilion, IL (2.5 miles ), Redmon, IL (3.0 miles) , Universal, IN (3.6 miles ), Chrisman, IL (3.6 miles ), Kansas, IL (3.7 miles ), Metcalf, IL (3.8 miles ), Brocton, IL (3.8 miles ), Marshall, IL (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 87.69 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +633 (+7.1%)
Area code: 217
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Paris detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -149 (-1.6%).
Work and jobs in Paris: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Paris, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Paris-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Paris city center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1960, a category F3 tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Paris-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% 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 81.0 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 55.7 miles away from Paris 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 79.1 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 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Paris center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.2 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 Edgar County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Carl Switzer - Film actor, Barbara Stuart - Actress, Richard P. Mills - Educator, Rodney Watson - Basketball coach, W. H. Lillard - Football player and coach, Brett Eldredge - Country singer, Harold Switzer - Film actor, Bill Van Dyke - Baseball player, Frank Trimble O'Hair - Politician, Jack Franklin - Baseball player.
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Airports and heliports located in Paris:
See details about airports and heliports located in Paris, IL
Local government website: www.ci.paris.il.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Paris:
See full list of schools located in Paris, School District: PARIS COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 4
Private elementary/middle school in Paris:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Paris that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.7%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 98.0% for Black residents, 0.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian 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)
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People in group quarters in Paris in 2000:
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Banks with branches in Paris (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Illinois:
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Religion statistics for Paris (based on Edgar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Paris government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,047 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:
5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,646 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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See more detailed statistics of Paris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 355
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 10,761
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paris)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Paris, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paris)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Paris)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paris, IL
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.