Ruma, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 318 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.3%
Males: 168  (52.9%)
Females: 150  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62278.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,812 (it was $33,929 in 2000)
Ruma:

$51,812
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,873 (it was $16,176 in 2000)

Ruma village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,838 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Ruma:

$97,838
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $116,733; Detached houses: $141,710; Mobile homes: $37,700

Median gross rent in 2016: $757.

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  • Races in Ruma, IL (2010)

    Ruma races chart
    • 30094.6%White alone
    • 92.8%Two or more races
    • 61.9%Black alone
    • 20.6%Asian alone

Races in Ruma detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ruma: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.9%), American (15.4%), French (10.8%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/28/1879

Elevation: 442 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 775 people per square mile   (low).

Ruma,IL real estate house value index trend

Ruma, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Ruma:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ruma village:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

8 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia).

This village:

3.1%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,460 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $800 (1.1%)

Ruma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (36.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Evansville, IL (2.2 miles ), Red Bud, IL (2.3 miles ), Prairie du Rocher, IL (2.5 miles ), Baldwin, IL (3.0 miles ), Ellis Grove, IL (3.1 miles ), Ste. Genevieve, MO (3.3 miles ), Hecker, IL (3.4 miles ), Fults, IL (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $300,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.13 N, Longitude: 90.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Ruma household income distribution Ruma home values distribution

Crime rates in Ruma by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0316.50.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0316.50.00.00.00.0
Theft 0610344020101
per 100,000 0.02,316.6390.60.01,119.41,403.51,324.50.0632.90.0320.50.0317.5
Auto thefts 0000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0350.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.6) 0.092.715.60.044.884.253.00.0110.80.012.80.012.7

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Crime rate in Ruma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Ruma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ruma, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ruma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.9 miles away from the Ruma village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ruma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 116.8 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 71.5 miles away from Ruma 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 123.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.0 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 121.2 miles away from Ruma 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 119.2 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 Randolph County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ruma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ruma:

  • ELLNER TERRACE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; EVANSVILLE, IL)
  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; RED BUD, IL)
  • RIVERVIEW AT THE PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • ST GENEVIEVE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • STE GENEVIEVE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • NEW ATHENS HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW ATHENS, IL)
  • BELLEFONTAINE PLACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruma:

  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 27 miles; Belleville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,085)
  • Jefferson College (about 32 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • Mineral Area College (about 34 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • McKendree University (about 35 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Webster University (about 37 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Saint Louis University (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

Public high school in Ruma:

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Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.699. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.699
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0773. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0773
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.8%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
16 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Illinois average:

12.1

Ruma travel time to work - commute Ruma mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ruma village (based on Randolph County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,74137
Catholic7,38110
Mainline Protestant4,35223
Black Protestant7073
Other2223
None11,073-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Randolph County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Randolph County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Randolph County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ruma:

51.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Ruma:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ruma:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ruma, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,007
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,900
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,784
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$306
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$446
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$520
Water Supply 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 0$0 19$6,413

Ruma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $123,000 ($386.79)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($116.35)
  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $79,000 ($248.43)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($172.96)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($56.60)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($37.74)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($6.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $18,000 ($56.60)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($9.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($94.34)

Ruma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($56.60)
    All Other: $13,000 ($40.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($31.45)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($12.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($248.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $95,000 ($298.74)
    Highways: $42,000 ($132.08)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $9,000 ($28.30)
    Property: $5,000 ($15.72)

Ruma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($355.35)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.71% ($43,286 average AGI)
from Monroe County, IL  0.45% ($32,528)
from Perry County, IL  0.40% ($27,957)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.69% ($30,976 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IL  0.44% ($26,113)
to Monroe County, IL  0.38% ($36,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruma:

  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruma:

  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ruma:

  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 91 Meters N Of E Mill Street (Lat: 38.135833 Lon: -89.995556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPVV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.637 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 09/16/2022, Certifier: Nancy J SchillingRegistrant: Warner Communications Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Fax: (314) 993-6980, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Ruma compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ruma on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #69 (62278) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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