For population 25 years and over in Zeigler:
For population 15 years and over in Zeigler city:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $552 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (81.9 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Royalton, IL (1.9 miles ), Freeman Spur, IL (2.0 miles ), Orient, IL (2.1 miles ), Christopher, IL (2.2 miles ), Bush, IL (2.4 miles ), Buckner, IL (2.4 miles ), North City, IL (2.5 miles ), Colp, IL (2.6 miles ).
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Latitude: 37.90 N, Longitude: 89.05 W
Area code: 618
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Crime in Zeigler detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -77 (-4.4%).
Work and jobs in Zeigler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Zeigler, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Zeigler-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Zeigler 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 2.3 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Zeigler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 39% 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 74.1 miles away from the city 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 57.2 miles away from Zeigler 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 89.9 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 69.7 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 76.7 miles away from Zeigler center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 70.8 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 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: Nick Holonyak - Inventor, Mike Milosevich - Baseball player.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.0%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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)
45 people in homes for the mentally retarded
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Religion statistics for Zeigler (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.53%
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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): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
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Zeigler government finances in 2002:
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.
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Zeigler fatal accident list:
Jul 20, 2006 03:16 AM, Orchard Alley, Lat: 37.905069, Lon: -89.053236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 19, 2005 10:50 PM, Sr-148, Coxspur, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
May 21, 1991 11:42 PM, 148, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 19, 1990 03:33 PM, 149, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 175
Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic: 275
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Zeigler)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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