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Population in 2014: 428 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 228  (53.4%)
Females: 200  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61516.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,102 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Benson:

$50,102
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,759 (it was $19,358 in 2000)

Benson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,451 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Benson:

$79,451
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $582.

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  • Races in Benson, IL (2010)

    Benson races chart
    • 41898.8%White alone
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Benson: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.9%), Irish (13.9%), English (8.8%), United States (5.8%), Italian (2.8%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/17/1894

Elevation: 769 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,453 people per square mile   (low).

Benson,IL real estate house value index trend

Benson, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Benson:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benson village:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,942 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,382 (1.8%)

Benson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IL (26.8 miles , pop. 64,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (101.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Roanoke, IL (2.3 miles ), Minonk, IL (2.4 miles ), Panola, IL (2.6 miles) , Secor, IL (2.8 miles ), El Paso, IL (3.1 miles ), Rutland, IL (3.2 miles ), Washburn, IL (3.2 miles ), Toluca, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $47,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $123,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 89.12 W

Area code: 309

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

4.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Benson, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Benson-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Benson village center injured 3 people.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 27.7 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 178.4 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 154.9 miles away from Benson center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.7 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.6 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) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from Benson center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 165.5 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 Woodford County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Benson:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH-MINONK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MINONK, IL)
  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROANOKE, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-EL PASO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EL PASO, IL)
  • FLANAGAN REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FLANAGAN, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER OF TOLUCA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TOLUCA, IL)
  • MAPLE LAWN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; EUREKA, IL)
  • ADVOCATE EUREKA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; EUREKA, IL)

airports located in Benson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benson:

  • Heartland Community College (about 23 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois Central College (about 24 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Illinois State University (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Bradley University (about 28 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 32 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Parkland College (about 67 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)

Public elementary/middle school in Benson:

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Notable locations in Benson: Benson Ambulance Service (A), Benson Community Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Benson include: Benson Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Catholic Church (B), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Benson Water Tower (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Woodford 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 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Benson (2011 data):

  • Flanagan State Bank: Benson Branch at 403 State Street, branch established on 1999/01/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $143.5 mil, Deposits: $124.6 mil, headquarters in Flanagan, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Benson village (based on Woodford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,31041
Mainline Protestant4,40919
Catholic3,8048
Other14-
None23,127-
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: 8
Woodford County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Woodford County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Woodford County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodford County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

9.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Benson:

55.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Benson:

29.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

19.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Benson:

28.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

48.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Benson, 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 6$1,618
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$454
Water Supply 0$0 10$2,478
Totals for Government 0$0 26$4,550

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($189.25)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($186.92)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($32.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $102,000 ($238.32)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $32,000 ($74.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($25.70)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($14.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($51.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $44,000 ($102.80)
    Highways: $11,000 ($25.70)
    All Other: $8,000 ($18.69)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($28.04)
    NEC: $4,000 ($9.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($324.77)

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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  1.43% ($54,271 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  1.23% ($52,554)
from McLean County, IL  0.77% ($41,357)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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  1.21% ($42,033 average AGI)
to Peoria County, IL  1.02% ($51,184)
to McLean County, IL  0.86% ($39,992)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benson:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benson:

  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Benson:

  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Benson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 131 Reiter St (Lat: 40.852972 Lon: -89.123444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WPAL346
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 158.752 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022Registrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc., 4017 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 256-0660, Email:
  • Fire Station 418 Front St (Lat: 40.842250 Lon: -89.101472), Call Sign: WQB812
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2015, Expiration Date: 07/02/2025Registrant: Ragan Communications, Inc., 2 Ragan Ct, Washington, IL 61571-1051, Phone: (309) 745-9386, Fax: (309) 745-3215, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BENSON, 1600 N 2250 East Rr (Lat: 40.822806 Lon: -89.118667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WMQ695
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2014, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, Rte 116 .5 Mi W Of (Lat: 40.855306 Lon: -89.132000), Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WSW78
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/1994, Expiration Date: 03/24/1999, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997Registrant: Phone: (312) 294-2723
  • Woodford, 1.5 Miles E. Of Benson On Route 116 (Lat: 40.851861 Lon: -89.090639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQKM477
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/14/2019, Certifier: James O BortschellerRegistrant: Comed, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-5899, Email:
  • BENSON, 1600 N 2250 E Rr (Lat: 40.822778 Lon: -89.118611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQPS797
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:
  • STATION, 3/4 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 40.855306 Lon: -89.132000), Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: KSF47
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/1995, Expiration Date: 09/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/22/1999Registrant: Phone: (217) 424-6731

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9JPB, Licensee ID: L00206825, Grant Date: 03/29/2010, Expiration Date: 05/08/2020, Certifier: Timothy W Smith, Registrant: Timothy W Smith, 109 W Tr 116, Benson, IL 61516

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CULVER LCA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20988 , Serial Number: 117, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Keith R Unzicker, 2218 County Road 1600 N, Benson, IL 61516
  • 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: 2803P , Serial Number: 22-3095, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Keith R Unzicker, 2218 County Road 1600 N, Benson, IL 61516

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

ST PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH (60939) (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
Most common first names in Benson, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William773.7 years
George677.3 years
Dorothy582.2 years
Edward581.6 years
Marie584.2 years
Robert574.2 years
Albert475.2 years
Mabel482.8 years
Lena492.2 years
Henry490.2 years
Most common last names in Benson, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Koch977.8 years
Johnson886.6 years
Kolb785.0 years
Kapraun777.3 years
Moritz776.4 years
Haase666.7 years
Weber679.5 years
Gerdes661.5 years
Gries587.4 years
Miller567.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Benson compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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