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Population in 2012: 2,416 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 

Males: 1,188  (49.2%)
Females: 1,228  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61021, 61310.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,069 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Amboy:

$42,069
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,851

Amboy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,691 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Amboy:

$83,691
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,210; Detached houses: $111,895; Mobile homes: $416,712

Median gross rent in 2012: $578.

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  • White alone - 2,363 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 96 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.08%)

Races in Amboy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amboy: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (19.0%), United States (9.7%), English (7.3%), Polish (4.6%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1888

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,920 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Amboy:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amboy city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Amboy, Illinois as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Amboy to the number of sex offenders is 220 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,112 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,310 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (40.7 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (85.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sublette, IL (2.7 miles ), Franklin Grove, IL (3.0 miles ), West Brooklyn, IL (3.1 miles) , Harmon, IL (3.4 miles) , Ashton, IL (3.5 miles ), Dixon, IL (3.5 miles ), Ohio, IL (3.6 miles ), Compton, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 89.33 W

Area code: 815

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Crime rates in Amboy by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.7
Rapes 2311249345600
per 100,000 78.1117.139.038.877.8155.0350.2116.5155.1194.3237.80.00.0
Robberies 001100000010380
per 100,000 0.00.039.038.80.00.00.00.00.00.0396.41515.20.0
Assaults 1291414222628251821007
per 100,000 468.6351.4546.7542.6855.41007.41089.5970.5697.9815.90.00.0284.7
Burglaries 5060141428601521101917365
per 100,000 1952.42342.8546.7542.61088.62324.7583.7815.2387.7738.2673.81435.4203.3
Thefts 26223131241033192721182333
per 100,000 1015.2859.01210.51201.6933.1387.41284.0737.61046.9815.9713.4917.11342.0
Auto thefts 2011111000100
per 100,000 78.10.039.038.838.938.738.90.00.00.039.60.00.0
Arson 0000010000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.038.70.00.00.00.00.00.040.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 353.6377.2252.0250.1364.2527.5617.6389.1346.3419.3403.9615.9214.6

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Crime rate in Amboy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Illinois average:

2.76

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Amboy, Illinois accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Amboy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Amboy city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amboy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 93% 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 28.5 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 5.2 miles away from Amboy center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Frank Shaughnessy - Football player and coach, Michael M. Mihm - Federal judge.


Hospitals/medical centers in Amboy:

  • BOYD AVENUE HOME (Hospital, 110 SOUTH BOYD AVENUE)
  • DIVISION STREET HOME (Hospital, 317 WEST DIVISION STREET)
  • WASSON STREET PLACE (Hospital, 205 EAST WASSON)
  • AMBOY NURSING ACQUISITION (Nursing Home, 15 WEST WASSON ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Amboy, IL

Airports located in Amboy:

Amtrak station near Amboy:

  • 16 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amboy:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 29 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 33 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)
  • Rock Valley College (about 45 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 46 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • Ashford University (about 46 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Aurora University (about 51 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)

Public high school in Amboy:

Public elementary/middle schools in Amboy:

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Library in Amboy:

  • PANKHURST MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $47,758; Location: 3 SOUTH JEFFERSON AVENUE; 24,358 books; 374 audio materials; 1 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Amboy: Amboy City Hall (A), Pankhurst Memorial Library (B), Amboy Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amboy include: First Baptist Church (A), United First Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Amboy Depot Museum (50 South East Avenue).

 
Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amboy and their reported violations in the past:

AMBOY (Address: 227 E. MAIN , Population served: 2700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amboy that have no violations reported:

  • JUNGLE JUMP OFF (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Amboy, IL

43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
27 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
32 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Amboy compared to Illinois state average:

Amboy, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Amboy (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank in Amboy: The First National Bank In Amboy at 220 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/08/11. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $170.1 mil, Deposits: $149.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Amboy Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank: 111 E Main Branch at 111 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $398.1 mil, Deposits: $355.1 mil, headquarters in Ottawa, IL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Amboy travel time to work - commute


Amboy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Amboy city (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.12%
Here64.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents51.9%16.2%13.3%2.6%2.4%
Congregations16.1%14.3%19.6%3.6%3.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.2%1.1%5.9%
Congregations5.4%5.4%3.6%1.8%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lee County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Lee County:

8.55 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

8.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,564$33,3848$4,437
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,029$42,1744$1,875
Police - Other 0$0 1$162
Streets and Highways 4$14,320$42,9600$0
Sewerage 1$2,787$33,4440$0
Water Supply 1$4,694$56,3281$2,006
Local Libraries 0$0 4$3,058
Totals for Government 10$34,394$41,27318$11,538

Amboy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $340,000 ($140.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $248,000 ($102.65)
    Water Utilities: $210,000 ($86.92)
    Sewerage: $172,000 ($71.19)
    Police Protection: $131,000 ($54.22)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($45.53)
    Financial Administration: $106,000 ($43.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($39.74)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($15.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $43,000 ($17.80)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($2.90)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.66)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $386,000 ($159.77)

Amboy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $231,000 ($95.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($40.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($18.63)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($7.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,000 ($9.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $175,000 ($72.43)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($13.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($90.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $403,000 ($166.80)
    Highways: $71,000 ($29.39)
    All Other: $44,000 ($18.21)
  • Tax - Property: $204,000 ($84.44)
    NEC: $20,000 ($8.28)

Amboy government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $123,000 ($50.91)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $70,000 ($28.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $189,000 ($78.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($1.66)

Amboy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $943,000 ($390.31)

6.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Whiteside County, IL  1.05% ($27,104 average AGI)
from Ogle County, IL  0.98% ($30,481)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.47% ($42,692)


6.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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:
to Whiteside County, IL  1.21% ($25,689 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.79% ($33,870)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.44% ($29,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amboy:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amboy:

  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Amboy:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 463
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 5,944

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amboy)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Amboy, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • AMBOY, 601 N. Dry Gulch Road (Lat: 41.671944 Lon: -89.324167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNH329
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Woodhaven, At Intersection Of La Moille Rd And Tower Rd (Lat: 41.658194 Lon: -89.278861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQNC405
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2010, Expiration Date: 12/13/2020, Certifier: Bret Westwood
    Registrant: Essex Telcom, Inc., 12552 South 125 West 102, Suite 201, Draper, UT 84020, Phone: (801) 437-0747, Fax: (801) 669-8005, Email:
  • AMBOY, 6 Miles South Of (Lat: 41.627806 Lon: -89.338139), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KSV42, Licensee ID: L00279103
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 6093.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2004
    Registrant: Telecom Relay Services, Inc., Joliet, IL 60434

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amboy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: THOMPSON KIRBY L FISHER FP404 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 404KT , Serial Number: 4086
    Registrant (Individual): Kirby L Thompson, 18 W Main St, Amboy, IL 61310
  • Aircraft: SMITH PALMER W TIERRA T-BIRD (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 56197 , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 105, Amboy, IL 61310


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Amboy


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Most common first names in Amboy, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4676.5 years
William4374.7 years
Mary3978.8 years
Robert3475.3 years
James3268.1 years
Charles2973.7 years
George2079.4 years
Helen1981.9 years
Margaret1983.9 years
Donald1671.4 years
Most common last names in Amboy, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1673.5 years
Miller1282.8 years
Morrissey1180.0 years
Jones1076.7 years
Bonnell1069.7 years
Becker977.8 years
Eller978.4 years
Noble957.2 years
Eisenberg862.2 years
Kessel777.7 years

Businesses in Amboy, IL

  • Subway: 1


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  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Lawrence W. Hanson (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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