Banner, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 183 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.8%
Males: 91  (50.3%)
Females: 92  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 61520

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,246 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Banner:

$48,246
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,627 (it was $13,101 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,893 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Banner:

$86,893
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $574.

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    • 18497.4%White alone
    • 31.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Banner: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.7%), United States (9.8%), Irish (8.0%), English (4.5%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/25/1939

Elevation: 475 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 545 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Banner:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banner village:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,146 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $855 (0.9%)

Banner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (21.3 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (131.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (148.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Glasford, IL (2.5 miles ), Dunfermline, IL (2.6 miles ), Canton, IL (2.7 miles ), St. David, IL (2.8 miles ), Kingston Mines, IL (2.8 miles ), Goofy Ridge, IL (2.9 miles ), Manito, IL (3.1 miles ), Liverpool, IL (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 89.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Banner household income distribution Banner home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-6.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Legal occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

Average climate in Banner, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Banner-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Banner village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 21.5 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Banner-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 179.0 miles away from the city 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 159.2 miles away from Banner 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 208.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.9 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 164.5 miles away from Banner center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 232.4 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 Fulton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Banner topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Banner:

  • RENAISSANCE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • EMERALD ESTATES (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • GRAHAM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • SUNSET REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF CANTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • FMC - OF SPOON RIVER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • GRAHAM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CANTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Banner:

  • 16 miles: PEORIA AIRPORT (6100 W. EVERETT M. DIRKSEN PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banner:

  • Bradley University (about 21 miles; Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 25 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Western Illinois University (about 41 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Heartland Community College (about 48 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 49 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 49 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 57 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Banner village (based on Fulton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,58239
Evangelical Protestant4,57137
Catholic1,2174
Other3224
None23,377-
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: 7
Fulton County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fulton County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Fulton County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

10.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Banner:

47.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Banner:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Banner:

22.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Banner:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Banner, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$325
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$127
Totals for Government 0$0 11$802

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $19,000 ($103.83)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($103.83)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($43.72)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $4,000 ($21.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($21.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($76.50)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,000 ($109.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($109.29)
    Highways: $4,000 ($21.86)
    All Other: $2,000 ($10.93)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,000 ($10.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $78,000 ($426.23)

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Peoria County, IL  0.86% ($29,107 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.48% ($27,000)
from McDonough County, IL  0.39% ($28,636)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
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 Peoria County, IL  1.02% ($35,215 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.54% ($35,684)
to McDonough County, IL  0.35% ($28,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Banner:

  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBYS (1560 AM; daytime; 0 kW; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOAM (1350 AM; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Banner:

  • WBYS-FM (107.9 FM; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Banner:

  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 8,900Total average daily traffic
  • 712Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,022Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Banner Cell Site: 1.5 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 40.531139 Lon: -89.887333), Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN552, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Uscoc Of Central Illinois, LLC

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.7 Mi Sw (Lat: 40.495583 Lon: -89.952889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108 m, Call Sign: KNNW237
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.237 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/1996, Expiration Date: 06/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2001, Certifier: Pete FiorioRegistrant: 10451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 596-1121

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BANNER, 1.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 40.531139 Lon: -89.887333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPNH923
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Banner compared to Illinois state average:

  • 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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