For population 25 years and over in Yates City:
For population 15 years and over in Yates City village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,069 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (21.6 miles , pop. 112,936).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (141.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Elmwood, IL (1.6 miles ), Farmington, IL (2.3 miles ), Maquon, IL (2.8 miles ), Brimfield, IL (2.8 miles ), Williamsfield, IL (3.2 miles ), Norris, IL (3.3 miles) , Gilson, IL (3.4 miles) , Fairview, IL (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 90.02 W
Area code: 309
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Crime rate in Yates City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-4.6%).
Work and jobs in Yates City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Yates City, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Yates City-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 167% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Yates City village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/13/1995, a category F4 tornado 25.4 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Yates City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Yates City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Knox County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Yates City village (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.83%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
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4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,203 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($321 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,822 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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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.