For population 25 years and over in Ramsey:
For population 15 years and over in Ramsey village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $956 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (49.7 miles , pop. 81,860).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (70.7 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (201.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bingham, IL (2.4 miles) , Herrick, IL (2.9 miles ), Fillmore, IL (3.0 miles ), Oconee, IL (3.1 miles ), Vandalia, IL (3.5 miles ), Brownstown, IL (3.6 miles ), Coalton, IL (3.8 miles ), Nokomis, IL (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 39.14 N, Longitude: 89.11 W
Area code: 618
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Crime rate in Ramsey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Population change in the 1990s: +76 (+7.8%).
Work and jobs in Ramsey: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ramsey, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ramsey-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Ramsey village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/5/1958, a category F3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ramsey-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% 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 81.5 miles away from the city 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 69.5 miles away from Ramsey 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 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Ramsey center
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 20.0 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 Fayette County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: H. L. Hunt - Oil industrialist.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.9%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Ramsey (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.13%
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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): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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Ramsey government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,916 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:
5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,959 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Ramsey fatal accident list:
Apr 5, 1996 04:35 PM, 51, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ramsey)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.