Argenta, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 877 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 456  (52.1%)
Females: 421  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 62501.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,861 (it was $42,315 in 2000)
Argenta:

$66,861
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,247 (it was $18,154 in 2000)

Argenta village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,032 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Argenta:

$100,032
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $112,838; detached houses: $110,262

Median gross rent in 2019: $708.

March 2019 cost of living index in Argenta: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.5%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Argenta, IL (2019)
    • 1,04494.4%White alone
    • 272.4%Two or more races
    • 90.8%Other race alone
    • 90.8%Hispanic
    • 50.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Argenta, Illinois as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Argenta is 1,120 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Argenta by year

Type

2006

2007

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(117.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(704.2)
5
(594.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(1,056)
3
(356.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(704.2)
5
(594.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(117.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index336.9167.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Argenta, IL

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:

1.14
Illinois average:

2.91
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Ancestries: American (21.8%), German (21.0%), Irish (16.2%), English (6.5%), Scottish (3.2%), European (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/30/1894

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,565 people per square mile   (low).

Argenta, Illinois map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,225 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,952 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.98 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Argenta, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Argenta, IL in 2019
Argenta satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $154,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Argenta, IL residents
Average permit cost in Argenta, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Argenta, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Machinery (13.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Food (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Argenta, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Argenta, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Argenta, Illinois average temperatures Argenta, Illinois average precipitation Argenta, Illinois humidity Argenta, Illinois wind speed Argenta, Illinois snowfall Argenta, Illinois sunshine Argenta, Illinois clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.7. This is about average.

City:

76.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.01
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Argenta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 88% 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 above Illinois state average. It is 169% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from Argenta 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 94.7 miles away from Argenta center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 117.2 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) earthquake occurred 149.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 103.8 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 Macon County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Argenta topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • VNA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • MACON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • MCKINLEY COURT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DECATUR, IL)

Operable nuclear power plant near Argenta:

  • 14 miles: Clinton in Clinton, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argenta:

  • Richland Community College (about 8 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 13 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Parkland College (about 30 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 33 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 37 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 38 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 40 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

Public high school in Argenta:

Public elementary/middle school in Argenta:

See full list of schools located in Argenta

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Argenta:

Marital status in Argenta, IL
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Argenta:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Argenta, IL (based on Macon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,55692
Mainline Protestant11,98241
Catholic11,4515
Other4,49011
Black Protestant1,69914
Orthodox1251
None56,465-
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: 13
Macon County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Macon County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

28.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Macon County:

12.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.2%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Argenta:

18.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Argenta:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Argenta, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 2$7,567$45,4026$4,831
Financial Administration 1$1,648$19,7760$0
Water Supply 1$8,025$96,3001$550
Streets and Highways 1$1,812$21,7441$186
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$560
Totals for Government 5$19,052$45,7259$6,127

Argenta government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $281,000 ($320.41)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($127.71)
    Water Utilities: $110,000 ($125.43)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($83.24)
    Financial Administration: $61,000 ($69.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000 ($247.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $18,000 ($20.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $124,000 ($141.39)

Argenta government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $210,000 ($239.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($13.68)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($2.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $128,000 ($145.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $162,000 ($184.72)
    Highways: $24,000 ($27.37)
  • Tax - Property: $137,000 ($156.21)
    Other License: $27,000 ($30.79)

Argenta government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,427,000 ($6188.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,292,000 ($6034.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($153.93)

Argenta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $924,000 ($1053.59)

3.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sangamon County, IL  0.29% ($38,068 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.19% ($42,513)
from Piatt County, IL  0.17% ($48,264)


4.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sangamon County, IL  0.29% ($49,605 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.24% ($37,461)
to Cook County, IL  0.19% ($83,519)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • 54,520Total average daily traffic
  • 11,735Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,824Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Argenta, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Argenta, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 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: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jodi Miehls, Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.951944 Lon: -88.831944), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m, Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, Jfeore@dowlohnes.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 776-2000
  • Jodi Miehls, Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.951944 Lon: -88.831944), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m, Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, Jfeore@dowlohnes.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 776-2000
  • 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: Dow Lohnes Pllc, Jfeore@dowlohnes.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 776-2000
  • Ricky Joseph, Jordan Road 0.4 Mile West Of Interstate 72, Macon County (Lat: 39.952389 Lon: -88.832389), Type: 400.5, Structure height: 17115 m, Overall height: 378.9 m, Registrant: Cooley LLP, Jfeore@cooley.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 776-2876
  • Ricky Joseph, Jordan Road 0.4 Mile West Of Interstate 72, Macon County (Lat: 39.952389 Lon: -88.832389), Type: 400.5, Structure height: 17115 m, Overall height: 378.9 m, Registrant: Cooley LLP, Jfeore@cooley.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 776-2876
  • Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.951944 Lon: -88.831944), Type: 400.5, Overall height: 378.9 m, Registrant: Wand Television Inc, Wandtv.Com, , Decat-ur, Phone: (217) 424-2500

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

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: KD9JSV, Licensee ID: L02145289, Grant Date: 11/21/2017, Expiration Date: 11/21/2027, Certifier: James R Walker Jr, Registrant: James R Walker Jr, 160 E East St, Argenta, IL 62501

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 208 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 119RT , Serial Number: 138119, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond M Thomas, Po Box 289, Argenta, IL 62501
  • 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: 140SH , Serial Number: 28-22668, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond Thomas, Po Box 289, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: VASHON AIRCRAFT RANGER R7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200-D (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 165VR , Serial Number: 10158, Year manufactured: 2020, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2020
    Registrant (LLC): 1539h LLC, 8837 Hickory Hills Dr, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 208 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 28SV , Serial Number: 49-1656, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond Thomas, Po Box 289, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/10/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Richard W Stoddard, 8837 Hickory Hills Dr, Argenta, IL 62501
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5580Q , Serial Number: 708, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Kyle L Johnson, 12311 Cemetery Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis Farrier, 12704 Hidden Acres Ln, Argenta, IL 62501
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/04/2018, Exported to: Canada

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Argenta, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.2%), and Structure Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Argenta, IL
    • 10738.2%Outside Fires
    • 9232.9%Structure Fires
    • 7125.4%Other
    • 103.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Argenta, IL
  • 90.8%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Argenta, IL
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity


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.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.