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Population in 2012: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.1%
Males: 52  (63.2%)
Females: 31  (36.8%)

Median resident age:  34.9 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62011

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,609 (it was $20,938 in 2000)
Bingham:

$20,609
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,776

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,177 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Bingham:

$49,177
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,872; Detached houses: $81,971; Mobile homes: $81,302

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 81 (97.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bingham: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (30.8%), Dutch (13.5%), English (1.9%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/06/1888

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 305 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Bingham:

  • High school or higher: 59.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bingham village:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bingham, Illinois as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bingham to the number of sex offenders is 83 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (5.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $450 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (51.9 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (64.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (205.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fillmore, IL (1.9 miles ), Ramsey, IL (2.4 miles ), Coffeen, IL (3.1 miles ), Vandalia, IL (3.4 miles ), Irving, IL (3.5 miles ), Witt, IL (3.5 miles ), Coalton, IL (3.6 miles ), Oconee, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 89.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+19.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (39%)
  • Construction (39%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Bingham-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 167% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Bingham village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1958, a category F3 tornado 10.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bingham-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 84.9 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 74.2 miles away from Bingham 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 85.8 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 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Bingham center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.0 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 Fayette County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bingham:

  • VANDALIA TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VANDALIA, IL)
  • FAYETTE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; VANDALIA, IL)
  • FAYETTE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; VANDALIA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bingham:

  • Kaskaskia College (about 39 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 45 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 48 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 48 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lake Land College (about 51 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Millikin University (about 52 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 55 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)

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Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 53.5%

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bingham, IL

Bingham compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Wood (6%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bingham village (based on Fayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.13%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents37.3%15.1%14.5%9.3%7.4%
Congregations23.5%5.9%20.6%14.7%4.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents4.0%2.6%2.1%1.7%5.8%
Congregations2.9%2.9%1.5%4.4%19.1%
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: 7
Fayette County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Fayette County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

9.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

11.2%
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 0$0 8$1,836
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,836

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $15,000 ($180.72)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($60.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($12.05)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($132.53)
    Highways: $3,000 ($36.14)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($48.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $44,000 ($530.12)

4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Effingham County, IL  0.78% ($23,613 average AGI)
from Bond County, IL  0.45% ($33,083)
from Marion County, IL  0.33% ($41,154)


5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Effingham County, IL  0.71% ($28,982 average AGI)
to Marion County, IL  0.49% ($18,821)
to Madison County, IL  0.39% ($26,742)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bingham:

  • 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.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bingham:

  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRV (107.1 FM; VANDALIA, IL; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVNL (91.7 FM; VANDALIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bingham:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9LEI, Licensee ID: L01261811
    Grant Date: 03/26/2007, Expiration Date: 03/26/2017, Certifier: Karen S Hicks
    Registrant: Karen S Hicks, Rr 1 Box 27, Bingham, IL 62011


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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