For population 25 years and over in Raleigh:
For population 15 years and over in Raleigh village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,417 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (54.7 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (108.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Galatia, IL (2.1 miles ), Muddy, IL (2.1 miles) , Eldorado, IL (2.3 miles ), Harrisburg, IL (2.5 miles ), Broughton, IL (2.9 miles) , Carrier Mills, IL (3.3 miles ), Equality, IL (3.5 miles ), Omaha, IL (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 37.83 N, Longitude: 88.53 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 618
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+2.8%).
Work and jobs in Raleigh: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Raleigh, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Raleigh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Raleigh village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.5 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:Raleigh-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 37% 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 55.8 miles away from the city 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 42.6 miles away from Raleigh 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 77.2 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 71.4 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 58.4 miles away from Raleigh center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Saline County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wid Matthews - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Raleigh:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raleigh:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.302. This is about average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.64. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.959. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Raleigh compared to Illinois state average:
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Religion statistics for Raleigh (based on Saline County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
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Raleigh government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,102 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:
4.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,558 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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Raleigh fatal accident list:
Mar 4, 1990 05:10 AM, 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
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