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Population in 2012: 5,972 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 

Males: 3,087  (51.7%)
Females: 2,885  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62618.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,398 (it was $29,104 in 2000)
Beardstown:

$34,398
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,066

Beardstown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,566 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Beardstown:

$58,566
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,533; Detached houses: $79,483; Mobile homes: $37,257

Median gross rent in 2012: $682.

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  • White alone - 3,741 (61.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,994 (32.6%)
  • Black alone - 322 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beardstown: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.6%), German (11.2%), Irish (7.9%), English (6.4%), Scottish (1.7%), Subsaharan African (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/17/1897

Elevation: 445 feet

Land area: 3.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,753 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Beardstown:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beardstown city:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1,241 residents are foreign born

This city:  20.0%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Beardstown, Illinois as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Beardstown to the number of sex offenders is 664 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,477 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $963 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (44.2 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (96.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (191.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Browning, IL (2.9 miles) , Arenzville, IL (3.1 miles ), Rushville, IL (3.2 miles ), Ripley, IL (3.3 miles) , Virginia, IL (3.5 miles ), Concord, IL (3.7 miles) , Meredosia, IL (3.8 miles ), Chandlerville, IL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $24,400
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $24,400
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $37,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $52,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

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Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 90.43 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Watermelon Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +520 (+8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,450 (54.5%)

Area code: 217

Beardstown household income distribution Beardstown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Beardstown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1155331241000
per 100,000 17.317.386.787.552.052.217.033.867.617.10.00.00.0
Robberies 1200000320360
per 100,000 17.334.70.00.00.00.00.050.733.80.051.897.70.0
Assaults 144849495226222320370023
per 100,000 242.8832.5849.8857.5901.7452.3374.4388.9338.1631.50.00.0377.1
Burglaries 1144773535234449313225
per 100,000 190.8763.1121.4122.5606.9608.8391.4744.0828.4529.151.8358.282.0
Thefts 68186182182132194136120168129141315
per 100,000 1179.33225.83156.43185.22288.93374.52314.52029.12840.22201.7241.6211.7245.9
Auto thefts 6455993468302
per 100,000 104.169.486.787.5156.1156.551.167.6101.4136.551.80.032.8
Arson 0011210100000
per 100,000 0.00.017.317.534.717.40.016.90.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 140.9391.1393.4397.0380.5332.8219.5302.0321.7285.034.064.996.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Illinois average:

2.76

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Beardstown, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +401 (+7.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Beardstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Beardstown city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Harry Baujan - Football player and coach, Jamie Gilson - Children's writer, Janice O'Hara - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Jesse Wallace - Governor of Samoa, Red Norvo - (1908-1999), jazz musician, Dink Trout - Radio personality, Eddie Lyons - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Beardstown:

  • BEARDSTOWN HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, BOX 350 BOULEVARD RD)
  • BEARDSTOWN TERRACE (Hospital, 310 EAST EIGHTH STREET)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-BEARDSTOWN (Nursing Home, 8306 ST LUKES DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE MANOR EAST-BEARDSTOWN (Nursing Home, 1501 CANAL STREET)
  • HERITAGE MANOR SOUTH BEARDSTOWN (Nursing Home, R R # 3)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beardstown:

  • Western Illinois University (about 34 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,446)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 48 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 48 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Bradley University (about 64 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Illinois Central College (about 68 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 69 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 75 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)

Public high schools in Beardstown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Beardstown:

Private elementary/middle school in Beardstown:

  • BEARDSTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 100; Location: 1421 BEARD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Beardstown:

  • BEARDSTOWN HOUSTON MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,276; Location: 13 BOULEVARD ROAD; 21,189 books; 1 e-books; 1,107 audio materials; 859 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Beardstown: Schultz Hall (A), Beardstown Public Library (B), Beardstown City Hall (C), Beardstown Fire Department and Ambulance Service (D), Beardstown River Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Beardstown Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Beardstown include: Beardstown Church of Christ (A), Beardstown Church of the Nazarene (B), First Congregational United Church of Christ (C), First Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), First Southern Baptist Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Saint Alexius Catholic Church (H), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Beardstown include: Schmoldt Park (1), Roy Roberts Park (2), Art Zeeck Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Eileen Court (220 East 14th Street).

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

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

BEARDSTOWN (Address: 105 W 3RD ST , Population served: 6000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2003), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 43.2% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Beardstown, IL

105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
119 people in nursing homes in 2000
30 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Beardstown compared to Illinois state average:

Beardstown, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Beardstown (2011 data):

  • West Central Bank: Beardstown Il Facility at 1 Plaza Drive, branch established on 2011/10/25; Beardstown Branch at 122 South State Street, branch established on 1889/02/16. Info updated 2009/10/20: Bank assets: $150.9 mil, Deposits: $129.0 mil, headquarters in Ashland, IL, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: West Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Beardstown Savings s.b.: Beardstown Savings S.B. at 301 State Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $43.5 mil, Deposits: $38.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Beardstown: The First National Bank Of Beardstow at 300 Washington Street, branch established on 1887/02/24. Info updated 2009/07/06: Bank assets: $104.2 mil, Deposits: $93.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mascouten Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Beardstown travel time to work - commute


Beardstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beardstown city (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.28%
Here79.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents34.8%13.6%11.9%10.9%6.4%
Congregations10.8%16.2%10.8%10.8%8.1%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents6.3%3.0%2.8%2.6%7.7%
Congregations8.1%2.7%5.4%2.7%24.3%
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: 6
Cass County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
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
Other Government Administration 4$9,323$27,96911$4,306
Police Protection - Officers 8$21,396$32,0944$3,751
Police - Other 4$7,922$23,7665$1,897
Firefighters 3$9,485$37,9407$3,370
Fire - Other 0$0 22$631
Streets and Highways 14$33,020$28,3030$0
Health 5$17,539$42,0948$7,271
Sewerage 1$2,409$28,9080$0
Water Supply 2$6,000$36,0000$0
Local Libraries 1$1,959$23,5086$2,517
Other and Unallocable 1$1,851$22,2120$0
Totals for Government 43$110,904$30,95063$23,743

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $765,000 ($128.10)
    General - Other: $507,000 ($84.90)
    Police Protection: $484,000 ($81.04)
    Water Utilities: $398,000 ($66.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $338,000 ($56.60)
    Central Staff Services: $332,000 ($55.59)
    Financial Administration: $332,000 ($55.59)
    Health Services - Other: $245,000 ($41.02)
    Libraries: $180,000 ($30.14)
    Sewerage: $179,000 ($29.97)
    Fire Protection: $140,000 ($23.44)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($8.54)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($7.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($3.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,722,000 ($288.35)
    Benefit Payments: $79,000 ($13.23)
    Withdrawals: $12,000 ($2.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($9.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $39,000 ($6.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $342,000 ($57.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $321,000 ($53.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $225,000 ($37.68)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($22.77)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($12.39)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($1.00)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,371,000 ($229.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($8.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $224,000 ($37.51)
    All Other: $110,000 ($18.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $86,000 ($14.40)
    From Local Government: $65,000 ($10.88)
    Local Employee Contribution: $32,000 ($5.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,000 ($1.67)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $344,000 ($57.60)
    Interest Earnings: $167,000 ($27.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $352,000 ($58.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,179,000 ($197.42)
    Highways: $157,000 ($26.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $123,000 ($20.60)
    All Other: $34,000 ($5.69)
  • Tax - Property: $974,000 ($163.09)
    Public Utilities: $667,000 ($111.69)
    NEC: $99,000 ($16.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $820,000 ($137.31)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $983,000 ($164.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $108,000 ($18.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $899,000 ($150.54)
    Water Utilities: $785,000 ($131.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $192,000 ($32.15)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($5.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,603,000 ($770.76)

5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Morgan County, IL  0.85% ($25,419 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.71% ($24,722)
from Schuyler County, IL  0.54% ($21,222)


6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Morgan County, IL  1.23% ($36,905 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  1.12% ($35,842)
to Schuyler County, IL  0.69% ($32,229)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beardstown:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beardstown:

  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • W211AH (90.1 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beardstown:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Beardstown, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Beardstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,014
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 10,150

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beardstown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1/4 Mi S Of 15th St Bn Illinois Rvr Bridge (Lat: 40.022278 Lon: -90.431806), Type: Bridg, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: KVV606
    Assigned Frequencies: 9410.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2005, Expiration Date: 03/06/2015
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • .4 Mi S 15th St & Row 700-710 E 15th St (Lat: 40.004500 Lon: -90.417889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KFC561
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.365 MHz, 161.100 MHz, 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz, 161.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/11/2014, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4615, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Main & Edwards Sts (Lat: 40.020056 Lon: -90.431528), Call Sign: KSF522, Licensee ID: L00838286
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2003, Expiration Date: 07/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2010, Certifier: Gerald Bednar
    Registrant: Ameren Services Company
  • Lat: 40.014778 Lon: -90.443472, Call Sign: WQBH619
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, 452.337 MHz, 457.337 MHz, 452.387 MHz, 463.975 MHz, 464.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/07/2004, Expiration Date: 10/07/2014, Certifier: Dave M Smith
    Registrant: Electronic Applications Company Inc, Burlington, IA 52601, Phone: (319) 752-2435, Fax: (319) 752-0157, Email:
  • 109 White Pine Lane (Lat: 39.969444 Lon: -90.393361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQJN800
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.845 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/2008, Expiration Date: 11/12/2018, Certifier: Hugh Garvey
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N. Fairway Dr., Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Rr #2, Box 193a (Lat: 40.017750 Lon: -90.444444), Call Sign: WQNC923, Licensee ID: L01596644
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.837 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 452.787 MHz, 456.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2010, Expiration Date: 12/22/2020, Certifier: Debbie Large
    Registrant: D&d Enterprises Of Illinois Inc., Beardstown, IL 62618, Phone: (217) 323-3008, Fax: (703) 830-8710, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beardstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2301P , Serial Number: 22-2711, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin Krohe, Rr 2 Po Box 69a, Beardstown, IL 62618
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8022V , Serial Number: 188-0272, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1973
    Registrant (Individual): John W Dba Mchaley, 9763 Airport Rd, Beardstown, IL 62618, Other Owners: Aviation Starchief
  • 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: 8265B , Serial Number: 36065, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1957
    Registrant (Individual): David S Goodwin, 206 Jefferson St, Beardstown, IL 62618
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9959V , Serial Number: 17264577, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Donald G Gibbons, 9759 Il Route 125, Beardstown, IL 62618


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Beardstown


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

Most common first names in Beardstown, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8375.7 years
William7876.1 years
Mary6578.4 years
Robert6172.7 years
Charles5974.4 years
George4577.7 years
James4373.5 years
Helen4177.7 years
Margaret3180.2 years
Marie2982.9 years
Most common last names in Beardstown, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3677.3 years
Davis3079.3 years
Anderson2879.1 years
Miller2278.6 years
Brown2172.5 years
Jones2073.3 years
Taylor1769.4 years
Swan1674.7 years
Thompson1479.7 years
Carls1482.4 years
Businesses in Beardstown, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1

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