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Population in 2012: 940 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 

Males: 445  (47.4%)
Females: 495  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62501.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,148 (it was $42,315 in 2000)
Argenta:

$53,148
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,725

Argenta village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,706 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Argenta:

$90,706
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,223; Detached houses: $109,223

Median gross rent in 2012: $561.

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  • White alone - 924 (97.1%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Argenta: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.1%), German (23.6%), Irish (10.3%), English (6.1%), French (3.7%), Hungarian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/30/1894

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,678 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Argenta:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Argenta village:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Argenta, Illinois as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Argenta to the number of sex offenders is 940 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,351 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,016 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (11.2 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (120.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (141.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oreana, IL (2.0 miles ), Cisco, IL (2.3 miles ), Cerro Gordo, IL (2.8 miles ), Maroa, IL (2.8 miles ), Forsyth, IL (2.9 miles ), Weldon, IL (3.2 miles ), Decatur, IL (3.4 miles ), Long Creek, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $154,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 39.98 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Area code: 217

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Crime rates in Argenta by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 010
per 100,000 0.0117.40.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 465
per 100,000 464.0704.2594.5
Burglaries 293
per 100,000 232.01056.3356.7
Thefts 165
per 100,000 116.0704.2594.5
Auto thefts 600
per 100,000 696.10.00.0
Arson 010
per 100,000 0.0117.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.0) 176.3350.6174.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Illinois average:

2.91

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Argenta-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Argenta village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Argenta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city 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 80.1 miles away from Argenta center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from Argenta center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Argenta:

  • SPRING CREEK TERRACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • HICKORY POINT CHRISTIAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FORSYTH, IL)
  • DECATUR MEM HOSP HOME HLTH SVS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DECATUR, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Argenta, IL

Operable nuclear power plant near Argenta:

  • 14 miles: Clinton in Clinton, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argenta:

  • Millikin University (about 13 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,183)
  • Parkland College (about 30 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 33 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 39,877)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 37 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Illinois State University (about 38 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,494)
  • Heartland Community College (about 40 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Lake Land College (about 44 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)

Public high school in Argenta:

Public elementary/middle schools in Argenta:

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Library in Argenta:

  • ARGENTA-OREANA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $237,946; Location: 100 EAST WATER STREET; 38,459 books; 1,760 audio materials; 3,989 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.77
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

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

ARGENTA (Population served: 890, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-26-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.1%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Argenta, IL

Argenta 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Banks with branches in Argenta (2011 data):

  • The Gerber State Bank: at 110 East Elm Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2007/01/09: Bank assets: $70.0 mil, Deposits: $62.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Gerber Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Argenta travel time to work - commute


Argenta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Argenta village (based on Macon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.82%
Here49.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents18.6%13.7%11.5%9.7%8.5%
Congregations5.8%17.3%5.8%10.1%6.5%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.4%4.4%3.0%2.4%21.9%
Congregations3.6%5.0%3.6%3.6%38.8%
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: 13
Macon County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Macon County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

28.7%
Illinois:

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

12.4%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$1,658$19,8960$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$425
Streets and Highways 1$1,275$15,3000$0
Water Supply 1$1,275$15,3000$0
Local Libraries 2$5,044$30,2646$3,220
Totals for Government 5$9,252$22,20513$3,645

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($74.47)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $63,000 ($67.02)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($67.02)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($62.77)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($28.72)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($26.60)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($24.47)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($5.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $9,000 ($9.57)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($6.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $117,000 ($124.47)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($26.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($12.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($113.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $101,000 ($107.45)
    Highways: $26,000 ($27.66)
  • Tax - Property: $82,000 ($87.23)
    NEC: $9,000 ($9.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $551,000 ($586.17)

4.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,446 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($500 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sangamon County, IL  0.28% ($34,441 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.20% ($34,917)
from Piatt County, IL  0.17% ($43,069)


5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($943 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sangamon County, IL  0.31% ($30,301 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.21% ($28,678)
to McLean County, IL  0.21% ($42,247)

Strongest AM radio stations in Argenta:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Argenta:

  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • W261CQ (100.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WJMU (89.5 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY)
  • W203BD (88.5 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Argenta:

  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 10960 Cemetery Road (Lat: 39.988639 Lon: -88.802861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKA778
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jodi Miehls, Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.951944 Lon: -88.831944), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m
    Registrant: 2027762000, Jfeore@dowlohnes.Com, 1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., STE 800
  • Jodi Miehls, Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.951944 Lon: -88.831944), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m
    Registrant: 4197246035, Wandtv.Com, 6450 MONROE STREET
  • Ricky Joseph, Jordan Road 0.4 Mile West Of Interstate 72, Macon County (Lat: 39.952389 Lon: -88.832389), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m
    Registrant: 2027762000, Jfeore@dowlohnes.Com, 1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., STE 800
  • Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.951944 Lon: -88.831944), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m
    Registrant: 2174242500, Wandtv.Com, 904 SOUTHSIDE DR

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3 Mi W Of Hwy 72 Off Jordan Rd (Lat: 39.951972 Lon: -88.832028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 401 m, Call Sign: WPJS950
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/1996, Expiration Date: 10/11/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001, Certifier: Charles Sadler
    Registrant: O Connor & Hannan LLP, 1919 Pennsylvania Ave Nw Ste 800, Washington, DC 20006, Fax: (202) 466-2198
  • 3 Mi W Of Hwy 72 Off Jordan Rd (Lat: 39.951972 Lon: -88.832028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 401 m, Call Sign: WPJS966
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/1996, Expiration Date: 10/11/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001, Certifier: Charles Sadler
    Registrant: O Connor & Hannan LLP, 1919 Pennsylvania Ave Nw Ste 800, Washington, DC 20006, Fax: (202) 466-2198
  • 3 Mi W Of Hwy 72 Off Of Jordan Rd (Lat: 39.951972 Lon: -88.832028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 401 m, Call Sign: WPKF865
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2004, Certifier: Stan F Sech
    Registrant: Venable LLP, 575 7th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4653, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1 1/4 Mi S (Lat: 39.976972 Lon: -88.822306), Call Sign: KNFD338, Licensee ID: L00021069
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2002, Expiration Date: 05/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2012
    Registrant: Bennett, Gordon:bennett, Larry Dba Bennett Trucking, Rr 1, Argenta, IL 62501, Phone: (217) 795-2229
  • Lat: 40.003972 Lon: -88.803694, Call Sign: WQCR944
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2005, Expiration Date: 05/11/2015, Certifier: Kyle L Johnson
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725a N. Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • 9122 Argenta Road (Lat: 39.976944 Lon: -88.822222), Call Sign: WQPP435
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2012, Expiration Date: 07/12/2022, Certifier: Larry Bennett
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Argenta Tower, Jordan Road 0.4 Mile West Of Interstate 72 (Lat: 39.952389 Lon: -88.832389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 378.9 m, Overall height: 400.2 m, Call Sign: WHA823
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/1981
    Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave. Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC9ATE, Licensee ID: L00433268
    Grant Date: 12/13/2001, Expiration Date: 12/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Certifier: Mark D Traxler
    Registrant: Mark D Traxler, 143 E Prairie, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Call Sign: W9AXX, Previous Call Sign: KC9ATE, Licensee ID: L00433268
    Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Mark D Traxler
    Registrant: Mark D Traxler, 143 E Prairie, Argenta, IL 62501

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 113WS , Serial Number: 28-20738, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): W Herman Weyen, 12010 Cemetery Rd, Argenta, IL 62501, Other Owners: Kyle L Johnson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS L4 /R755-7 (245 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1569D , Serial Number: 7791, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Vandevoorde, 8610 Hickory Hills Dr, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: ALBRIGHT HAROLD SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2180 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5560 , Serial Number: 888, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Richard W Stoddard, 8837 Hickory Hills Dr, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: ERNST CHARLES P KITFOX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 666CE , Serial Number: 733, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis Farrier, 12704 Hidden Acres Ln, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6928A , Serial Number: 29028, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Roger A Rutledge, Rr 1 Box 249, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: RUTLEDGE ROGER A BOWERS FLY BABY 1A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176B SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 928R , Serial Number: 01, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Roger A Rutledge, One Box 249, Argenta, IL 62501



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Argenta


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

Most common first names in Argenta, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1174.6 years
Mary1177.5 years
William1078.1 years
James975.5 years
John871.5 years
George876.4 years
Dorothy788.1 years
Harold776.0 years
Kenneth773.9 years
Ruth781.1 years
Most common last names in Argenta, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kaufman1073.4 years
Brown874.0 years
Heinz788.3 years
Cooper779.8 years
Williams677.3 years
Anderson680.4 years
Evans679.6 years
Moore674.3 years
Walker676.5 years
Wallace679.2 years

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  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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