For population 25 years and over in Percy:
For population 15 years and over in Percy village:
57 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $506 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (54.2 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Steeleville, IL (1.5 miles ), Willisville, IL (1.6 miles ), Cutler, IL (1.8 miles ), Campbell Hill, IL (2.7 miles ), Sparta, IL (3.0 miles ), Ava, IL (3.3 miles ), Coulterville, IL (3.4 miles ), Rockwood, IL (3.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.02 N, Longitude: 89.62 W
Area code: 618
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+3.7%).
Work and jobs in Percy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Percy, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Percy-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Percy village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Percy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 56% 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 98.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Percy center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city 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 50.7 miles away from Percy center
On 6/6/2003 at 12:29:34, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 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 Randolph County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Percy:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Percy:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.2%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
39 people in nursing homes in 2000
Percy compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Percy (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Percy (based on Randolph County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Percy government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,629 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:
5.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,192 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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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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