Amboy, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,383 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 1,159  (48.7%)
Females: 1,224  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61021, 61310.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,697 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Amboy:

$40,697
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,723 (it was $18,183 in 2000)

Amboy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,079 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Amboy:

$87,079
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $621.

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  • Races in Amboy, IL (2010)

    Amboy races chart
    • 2,36394.5%White alone
    • 963.8%Hispanic
    • 200.8%Two or more races
    • 160.6%Black alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amboy: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (20.1%), United States (10.9%), English (5.4%), Polish (5.1%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1888

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,894 people per square mile   (low).

Amboy,IL real estate house value index trend

Amboy, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Amboy:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amboy city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Amboy, Illinois as of August 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Amboy to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,418 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,215 (1.8%)

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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
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $164,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 89.33 W

Area code: 815

Amboy household income distribution Amboy home values distribution

Crime rates in Amboy by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.70.00.0
Rapes 1124934560010
per 100,000 39.038.877.8155.0350.2116.5155.1194.3237.80.00.041.80.0
Robberies 110000001038000
per 100,000 39.038.80.00.00.00.00.00.0396.41,515.20.00.00.0
Assaults 141422262825182100776
per 100,000 546.7542.6855.41,007.41,089.5970.5697.9815.90.00.0284.7292.6253.3
Burglaries 141428601521101917365810
per 100,000 546.7542.61,088.62,324.7583.7815.2387.7738.2673.81,435.4203.3334.4422.1
Thefts 3131241033192721182333168
per 100,000 1,210.51,201.6933.1387.41,284.0737.61,046.9815.9713.4917.11,342.0668.9337.7
Auto thefts 1111100010000
per 100,000 39.038.838.938.738.90.00.00.039.60.00.00.00.0
Arson 0001000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.038.70.00.00.00.00.00.040.70.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 252.0250.1364.2527.5617.6389.1346.3419.3403.9615.9214.6148.097.5

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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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Amboy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Amboy, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Amboy-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 53% 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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 238.3 miles away from the city center
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 Amboy 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 214.2 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 270.7 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) earthquake occurred 237.4 miles away from Amboy center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 225.7 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 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, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amboy topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Shaughnessy - Football player and coach, Michael M. Mihm - Federal judge.

Hospitals and medical centers in Amboy:

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

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: 3,356)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 33 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Rock Valley College (about 45 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 46 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Ashford University (about 46 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Aurora University (about 51 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black 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
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, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Amboy travel time to work - commute Amboy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,3799
Mainline Protestant6,33527
Evangelical Protestant3,52822
Black Protestant1191
Other32
None17,667-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lee County:

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.
State:

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
Lee County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amboy:

47.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Amboy:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amboy:

22.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Amboy:

53.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amboy, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$6,728$40,36811$8,714
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,500$51,0006$3,682
Police - Other 0$0 1$318
Streets and Highways 4$17,316$51,9480$0
Sewerage 1$3,370$40,4400$0
Water Supply 1$5,676$68,1121$3,940
Local Libraries 0$0 6$6,005
Totals for Government 10$41,590$49,90825$22,659

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $340,000 ($142.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $248,000 ($104.07)
    Water Utilities: $210,000 ($88.12)
    Sewerage: $172,000 ($72.18)
    Police Protection: $131,000 ($54.97)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($46.16)
    Financial Administration: $106,000 ($44.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($40.29)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($15.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $43,000 ($18.04)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($2.94)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.68)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $386,000 ($161.98)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $231,000 ($96.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($41.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($18.88)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($7.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,000 ($9.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $175,000 ($73.44)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($13.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($91.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $403,000 ($169.11)
    Highways: $71,000 ($29.79)
    All Other: $44,000 ($18.46)
  • Tax - Property: $204,000 ($85.61)
    NEC: $20,000 ($8.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $123,000 ($51.62)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $70,000 ($29.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $189,000 ($79.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($1.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $943,000 ($395.72)

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Whiteside County, IL  1.17% ($27,380 average AGI)
from Ogle County, IL  0.78% ($31,000)
from La Salle County, IL  0.29% ($32,100)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Whiteside County, IL  1.31% ($32,562 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.77% ($36,615)
to La Salle County, IL  0.35% ($26,020)

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
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 130m427ftTotal length
  • $1,730,000Total costs
  • 516,150Total average daily traffic
  • 71,794Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 161960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Amboy, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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

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

  • AMBOY (Population served: 2,700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OCONNELLS YOGI BEAR CG (Population served: 560, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MENDOTA HILLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OCONNELLS YOGI BEAR RESORT (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OCONNELLS YOGI BEAR JELLYSTONE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREEN RIVER OAKS CAMPING RST (97907) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREEN RIVER OAKS CAMPING RST (97899) (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADY OAKS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Incident types - Amboy

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amboy, IL
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Amboy, IL

  • Subway: 1

Amboy compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Amboy on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Lawrence W. Hanson (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.