For population 25 years and over in Pittsfield:
For population 15 years and over in Pittsfield city:
40 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,750 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (58.5 miles , pop. 51,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (74.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (225.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Time, IL (2.4 miles) , New Salem, IL (2.7 miles) , Detroit, IL (2.7 miles) , Griggsville, IL (2.9 miles ), Milton, IL (3.0 miles ), Baylis, IL (3.1 miles ), El Dara, IL (3.1 miles) , Valley City, IL (3.3 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 90.81 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +850 (+17.9%)
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 Pittsfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-1.3%).
Work and jobs in Pittsfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pittsfield, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pittsfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Pittsfield city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/14/1961, a category F3 tornado 27.3 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pittsfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pike County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ryan Carnes - Actor, James E. Flynn - Recipient of the Medal of Honor, Terry R. Parke - Politician.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pittsfield: James E. Flynn.
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Local government website: www.pittsfieldil.org
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See full list of schools located in Pittsfield, School District: PIKELAND COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 10
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.5%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Pittsfield city (based on Pike County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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4.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,050 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:
5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,803 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 Pittsfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pittsfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pittsfield, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pittsfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pittsfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.