For population 25 years and over in Piper City:
For population 15 years and over in Piper City village:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,885 (2.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (44.7 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (79.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Chatsworth, IL (2.3 miles ), Thawville, IL (2.6 miles ), Cullom, IL (3.1 miles ), Roberts, IL (3.2 miles ), Onarga, IL (3.2 miles ), Gilman, IL (3.2 miles ), Forrest, IL (3.4 miles ), Danforth, IL (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 88.19 W
Area code: 815
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Crime rate in Piper City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+3.2%).
Work and jobs in Piper City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Piper City, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Piper City-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Piper City village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Piper City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% 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 61.1 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 92.9 miles away from Piper City center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Piper City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ford County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.4%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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28 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Piper City (based on Ford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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7.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,281 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:
7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,923 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 Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.