For population 25 years and over in Patoka:
For population 15 years and over in Patoka village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $803 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (62.5 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (226.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Vernon, IL (1.8 miles) , Odin, IL (3.1 miles ), Sandoval, IL (3.1 miles ), Keyesport, IL (3.1 miles ), Alma, IL (3.2 miles ), Salem, IL (3.4 miles ), Junction City, IL (3.5 miles ), Kinmundy, IL (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 89.10 W
Area code: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-5.4%).
Work and jobs in Patoka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Patoka, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Patoka-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Patoka village center killed 6 people and injured 36 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 45.3 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:Patoka-area historical earthquake activity is above Illinois state average. It is 66% 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 68.6 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 65.4 miles away from Patoka 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 88.9 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 70.1 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 55.2 miles away from Patoka 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 95.8 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 Marion County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James L. Hull - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.2%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Patoka (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.54%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
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Patoka government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,316 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:
5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Patoka fatal accident list:
Dec 28, 2001 10:25 AM, Us-51, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1999 04:20 AM, Us-41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 17, 1994 09:40 PM, 51, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 700
Total average daily truck traffic: 112
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 711
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Patoka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Patoka)
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