For population 25 years and over in Sigel:
For population 15 years and over in Sigel town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,708 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (49.4 miles , pop. 81,860).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (102.7 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (185.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Teutopolis, IL (2.6 miles ), Neoga, IL (2.6 miles ), Montrose, IL (2.7 miles ), Stewardson, IL (2.8 miles ), Effingham, IL (2.8 miles ), Shumway, IL (3.0 miles ), Strasburg, IL (3.3 miles ), Dieterich, IL (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 88.50 W
Area code: 217
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+12.2%).
Work and jobs in Sigel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sigel, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sigel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Sigel town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/6/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sigel-area historical earthquake activity is above Illinois state average. It is 71% 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 62.8 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 43.1 miles away from Sigel 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 94.0 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 62.5 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 48.9 miles away from Sigel 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 61.3 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 Shelby County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle school in Sigel:
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Private elementary/middle school in Sigel:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.8%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
2 people in religious group quarters
Sigel compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Sigel (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Sigel (based on Shelby County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sigel government finances in 2002:
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,971 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:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,809 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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Sigel fatal accident list:
Sep 27, 2009 08:55 PM, Us-45, Louis Avenue, Lat: 39.2269, Lon: -88.494325, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 19, 2005 11:15 PM, Us-45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $54,000
Total average daily traffic: 325
Total average daily truck traffic: 9
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 375
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sigel)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Sigel on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.