For population 25 years and over in Tuscola:
For population 15 years and over in Tuscola city:
87 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,859 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (21.8 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (113.4 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (144.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Camargo, IL (2.5 miles ), Garrett, IL (2.8 miles) , Villa Grove, IL (2.8 miles ), Arcola, IL (2.8 miles ), Pesotum, IL (2.8 miles ), Atwood, IL (3.1 miles ), Hindsboro, IL (3.3 miles ), Arthur, IL (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 88.28 W
Area code: 217
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Crime in Tuscola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +284 (+6.8%).
Work and jobs in Tuscola: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tuscola, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tuscola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Tuscola city center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tuscola-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 90% 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 95.5 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 70.8 miles away from Tuscola 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 94.3 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 84.0 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 92.9 miles away from Tuscola center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.8 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 Douglas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: David Wolfenberger - Musician, Fred Wakefield - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Sep 17, 1978), Austin Hogue - College basketball player (Eastern Illinois Panthers).
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tuscola that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.8%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Tuscola compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Tuscola (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Tuscola (based on Douglas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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Tuscola government finances in 2002:
5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,597 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:
6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,542 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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Tuscola fatal accident list:
Aug 1, 2007 09:40 AM, Us-36, Washington, Lat: 39.791658, Lon: -88.289336, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 2003 04:10 PM, I-57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1980 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tuscola, IL
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 45,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,305
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tuscola)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tuscola, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tuscola)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tuscola)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tuscola, IL
Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2013.