For population 25 years and over in Witt:
For population 15 years and over in Witt city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $774 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (39.9 miles , pop. 111,454).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (64.7 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (199.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Coalton, IL (1.8 miles ), Irving, IL (2.1 miles ), Nokomis, IL (2.2 miles ), Wenonah, IL (2.4 miles) , Schram City, IL (2.9 miles ), Hillsboro, IL (3.1 miles ), Ohlman, IL (3.1 miles) , Fillmore, IL (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 89.35 W
Area code: 217
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Crime rate in Witt detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.5%).
Work and jobs in Witt: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Witt, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Witt-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Witt city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/1/1999, a category F3 tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people.
Earthquake activity:Witt-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 89% 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 96.5 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 84.3 miles away from Witt 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 97.3 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 81.7 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 96.5 miles away from Witt 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 27.7 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 Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Glen Hobbie - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Witt (based on Montgomery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.62%
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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): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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4.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,369 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 ($27,713 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Witt fatal accident list:
Dec 5, 2002 10:55 PM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 1, 1991 01:15 PM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1985 00:45 AM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Witt)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
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