For population 25 years and over in Sesser:
For population 15 years and over in Sesser city:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $643 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (74.5 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Valier, IL (2.3 miles ), North City, IL (2.6 miles ), Nason, IL (2.7 miles ), Buckner, IL (2.8 miles ), Christopher, IL (2.9 miles ), Waltonville, IL (2.9 miles ), Ina, IL (3.0 miles ), West City, IL (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.09 N, Longitude: 89.05 W
Area code: 618
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Crime in Sesser detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+1.6%).
Work and jobs in Sesser: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sesser, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sesser-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Sesser city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sesser-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 44% 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 68.0 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 80.8 miles away from Sesser 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 69.2 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 69.6 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 70.6 miles away from Sesser center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 62.4 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 Franklin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Conrad Elvehjem - Biochemist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Sesser:
Amtrak station near Sesser:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sesser:
Public high school in Sesser:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 33.7%
(32.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
34 people in nursing homes
Sesser compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Sesser (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Sesser (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,524 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:
5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,619 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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Sesser fatal accident list:
Sep 28, 2008 03:18 AM, Peach Orchard Rd, Sesser Lake Rd, Lat: 38.052992, Lon: -89.026336, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sesser)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sesser)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.