Bath, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 310 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 154  (49.8%)
Females: 156  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62617.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,122 (it was $30,208 in 2000)
Bath:

$28,122
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,706 (it was $10,262 in 2000)

Bath village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,840 (it was $34,700 in 2000)
Bath:

$54,840
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $57,535; Detached houses: $63,313; Mobile homes: $21,944

Median gross rent in 2016: $677.

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    • 33199.4%White alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bath: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.0%), English (17.4%), German (11.9%), Italian (6.4%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/07/1876

Elevation: 462 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 849 people per square mile   (low).

Bath,IL real estate house value index trend

Bath, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Bath:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bath village:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

6 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).

This village:

2.4%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bath, Illinois as of January 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Bath to the number of sex offenders is 255 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $795 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $609 (1.4%)

Bath satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (38.4 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (108.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kilbourne, IL (2.7 miles ), Havana, IL (2.9 miles ), Chandlerville, IL (3.1 miles ), Oakford, IL (3.3 miles ), Astoria, IL (3.4 miles ), Browning, IL (3.6 miles) , Lewistown, IL (3.8 miles ), Topeka, IL (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $15,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.19 N, Longitude: 90.14 W

Area code: 309

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

6.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-20.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Bath, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bath-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Bath village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bath-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 170.4 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 153.2 miles away from Bath 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 198.3 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 170.7 miles away from the city 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 211.7 miles away from Bath center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 155.6 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 Mason County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bath topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Clark (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bath:

  • MASON DISTRICT HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HAVANA, IL)
  • MASON DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HAVANA, IL)
  • HAVANA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HAVANA, IL)
  • ASTORIA GARDEN AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ASTORIA, IL)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW CR CTR-LEWISTOWN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LEWISTOWN, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bath:

  • Western Illinois University (about 35 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 43 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 43 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Bradley University (about 45 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 49 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Heartland Community College (about 64 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 65 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)

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Notable location: Bath Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bath Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mason 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 2016: 17.9%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bath village (based on Mason County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,13419
Mainline Protestant2,66510
Catholic6852
Other961
None8,086-
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: 5
Mason County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Mason County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

12.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

33.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bath:

44.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bath:

45.7%
State:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bath:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bath:

61.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

46.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

68.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bath, 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 0$0 4$306
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$923
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,972
Totals for Government 0$0 7$3,201

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($96.77)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($77.42)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($67.74)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($38.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($29.03)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($16.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $23,000 ($74.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($61.29)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $43,000 ($138.71)
    All Other: $3,000 ($9.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $21,000 ($67.74)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($9.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($90.32)
    Highways: $9,000 ($29.03)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($16.13)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $118,000 ($380.65)

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Tazewell County, IL  1.22% ($36,543 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  0.50% ($24,414)
from Fulton County, IL  0.49% ($54,250)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Tazewell County, IL  1.63% ($31,463 average AGI)
to Fulton County, IL  0.55% ($30,750)
to Logan County, IL  0.55% ($29,563)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bath:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bath:

  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WBYS-FM (107.9 FM; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bath:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Bath fatal accident list:

May 22, 2010 05:02 PM, Cr-900, Lat: 40.19222, Lon: -90.13625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9QNJ, Licensee ID: L00245080, Grant Date: 03/31/1998, Expiration Date: 05/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2009, Registrant: George A Richardson, Bath, IL 62617
  • Call Sign: KB9QNK, Licensee ID: L00245082, Grant Date: 02/28/2007, Expiration Date: 05/21/2017, Certifier: Vera B Richardson, Registrant: Vera B Richardson, Bath, IL 62617

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

ST JOHNS LUTHERN CHURCH (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE BRICK TAVERN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bath

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bath, IL
Most common first names in Bath, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1071.7 years
Charles875.6 years
Robert875.1 years
William869.6 years
George767.0 years
Raymond773.9 years
Mary682.2 years
Ruby579.0 years
Clarence577.2 years
Helen476.2 years
Most common last names in Bath, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Richardson1270.8 years
Hahn1082.4 years
Sarff1082.2 years
Fletcher978.1 years
Kolves880.0 years
Lane777.7 years
Blessman784.8 years
Holmes679.8 years
Lascelles675.0 years
Lippert683.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Bath compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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