For population 25 years and over in Pearl City:
For population 15 years and over in Pearl City village:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,962 (2.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (38.8 miles , pop. 150,115).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (60.1 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lena, IL (2.8 miles ), Shannon, IL (3.0 miles ), Freeport, IL (3.2 miles ), Stockton, IL (3.3 miles ), Lanark, IL (3.4 miles ), Cedarville, IL (3.5 miles ), Mount Carroll, IL (3.8 miles ), Nora, IL (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 89.83 W
Area code: 815
Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+14.2%).
Work and jobs in Pearl City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pearl City, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pearl City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Pearl City village center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 49.3 miles away from the village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pearl City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% 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 73.4 miles away from the city center
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 42.8 miles away from Pearl City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Stephenson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.91. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00327. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.0%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Pearl City compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Pearl City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Pearl City (based on Stephenson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pearl City government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,316 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:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,465 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $90,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 381
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,619
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.