Bluffs, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 666 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 316  (47.5%)
Females: 350  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62621.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,022 (it was $34,531 in 2000)
Bluffs:

$43,022
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,179 (it was $16,705 in 2000)

Bluffs village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,534 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Bluffs:

$70,534
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $121,204; detached houses: $126,147; townhouses or other attached units: $145,869; mobile homes: $54,841

Median gross rent in 2017: $588.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bluffs: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.0%
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  • Races in Bluffs, IL (2010)
    • 70298.2%White alone
    • 50.7%Two or more races
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bluffs, Illinois as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bluffs is 366 to 1.


Crime rates in Bluffs by year

Type

2009

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(142.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(151.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(142.7)
7
(998.6)
2
(288.6)
1
(145.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(750.8)
1
(151.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(285.3)
3
(428.0)
3
(432.9)
2
(291.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(600.6)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(142.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(144.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(144.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)61.387.049.121.90.076.640.9

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Crime rate in Bluffs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: German (39.0%), American (26.8%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/19/1894

Elevation: 474 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 656 people per square mile   (low).

Bluffs, Illinois map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.5%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,115 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,251 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (47.1 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (79.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Exeter, IL (1.7 miles),
Naples, IL (2.0 miles),
Meredosia, IL (2.4 miles ),
Valley City, IL (2.6 miles),
Chapin, IL (2.7 miles ),
Winchester, IL (3.0 miles ),
Florence, IL (3.0 miles),
Concord, IL (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 90.53 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Bluffs, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bluffs, IL in 2017
Bluffs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Bluffs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Food (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Bluffs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Bluffs, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bluffs-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the Bluffs village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 tornado 44.7 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bluffs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 168.1 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 155.7 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 186.6 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 192.0 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 169.0 miles away from Bluffs center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 153.4 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 Scott County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bluffs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bluffs:

  • EISENHOWER TERRACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • PASSAVANT AREA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • PRAIRIE COUNTIES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • JACKSONVILLE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • MODERN CARE CONVALESCENT AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • PRAIRIE VILLAGE HEALTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • LAFAYETTE TERRACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluffs:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 49 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 50 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Western Illinois University (about 51 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 59 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 67 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 69 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 73 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)

Public high school in Bluffs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bluffs:

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Library in Bluffs:

  • BLUFFS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,774; Location: 110 NORTH BLUFF STREET; 8,960 books; 229 audio materials; 109 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Bluffs include: Bluffs United Methodist Church (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: R. Thomas Flynn - Retired president of Monroe Community College, William B. Pine - Politician.

Scott 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 Bluffs that have no violations reported:

  • BLUFFS (Population served: 748, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Bluffs (2011 data):

  • Bank of Bluffs: Bank Of Bluffs at 115 N. Bluffs St., branch established on 1893/08/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.2 mil, Deposits: $45.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Scott Morgan Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bluffs:

Marital status in Bluffs, IL
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bluffs:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bluffs, IL (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,78611
Mainline Protestant1,44810
Catholic1411
Other2-
None1,978-
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: 1
Scott County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Scott County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bluffs:

32.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bluffs:

6.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bluffs:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bluffs:

25.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Bluffs:

49.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bluffs:

72.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bluffs, 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
Water Supply 1$1,874$22,4880$0
Sewerage 1$1,874$22,4880$0
Financial Administration 1$1,874$22,4880$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,213$38,5560$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,512
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$2,278
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$8,835$26,50514$3,790

Bluffs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $106,000 ($159.16)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($148.65)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($108.11)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($79.58)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($66.07)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($21.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($24.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($34.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $157,000 ($235.74)

Bluffs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $77,000 ($115.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($213.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $102,000 ($153.15)
    Highways: $21,000 ($31.53)
    Other: $15,000 ($22.52)
  • Tax - Property: $30,000 ($45.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($43.54)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.50)

Bluffs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000 ($477.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $305,000 ($457.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($51.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($31.53)

Bluffs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($315.32)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bluffs:

  • 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.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bluffs:

  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bluffs:

  • 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)

Bluffs fatal accident list:

Mar 29, 2008 02:00 AM, Cropmate Rd, Lat: 39.745140, Lon: -90.519190, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 1995 10:20 PM, Brady St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.0mTotal length
  • 8,625Total average daily traffic
  • 2,141Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,144Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Cicily Wallace, 1200 State Route 100 (Lat: 39.695417 Lon: -90.569417), Type: 80.7, Structure height: 17171 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Sharon Yeager, 1200 State Route 100 (Lat: 39.695417 Lon: -90.569417), Type: 80.7, Structure height: 17171 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, 1200 State Route 100 (Lat: 39.695417 Lon: -90.569417), Type: 80.7, Structure height: 17171 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 1200 State Route 100 (Lat: 39.695417 Lon: -90.569417), Type: 80.7, Structure height: 17171 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 1200 State Route 100 (Lat: 39.695417 Lon: -90.569417), Type: 80.7, Structure height: 17171 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, #150 Mcgasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Craig B Royal, 1200 State Route 100 (Lat: 39.695417 Lon: -90.569417), Type: 80.7, Structure height: 17171 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: Tower Assets Newco Ix LLC, Billy@towerventures.Com, , Memph-is, Phone: (901) 794-9494
  • .7 Mi. Down Gravel Rd., .5 Mi. Off Rt 100, N Of Int. Of Commerford Ln & Rt 100 (Lat: 39.765000 Lon: -90.521389), Type: 61.3, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Corp., Atlan-ta, Phone: (404) 529-1493

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Int Of Rt 100 & Rt 104 (Lat: 39.765333 Lon: -90.521250), Call Sign: WNKZ833, Licensee ID: L00258361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001, Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • Lat: 39.740611 Lon: -90.532917, Call Sign: WPUX926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.037 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2002, Expiration Date: 05/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2012, Certifier: Michael S Griffeth, Registrant: Gem Electronics Of Quincy Inc., 1036 Broadway Street, Quincy, IL 62301, Phone: (217) 222-1661, Fax: (217) 222-9370, Email:
  • Bluffs, Sr-100 Crossing @ Mp Dh465.57 (Lat: 39.749472 Lon: -90.535389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQCA503, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.440 MHz, 161.250 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 01/18/2025, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Nw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • MOBILE L2, Lat: 39.749556 Lon: -90.536361, Call Sign: WQOK388, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.440 MHz, 161.250 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 10/25/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 39.721389 Lon: -90.528639, Call Sign: WQVZ770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.130 MHz, 159.787 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2015, Expiration Date: 06/25/2025, Certifier: Nick Eddinger, Registrant: Trueline Communications, Jacksonville, IL 62651, Phone: (217) 245-0733, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Bluffs, Lat: 39.747500 Lon: -90.529194, Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.6 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQNE305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/06/2021, Certifier: Raymond P Reams, Registrant: Illinois Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3831, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:
  • Neelyville, Lat: 39.755806 Lon: -90.484000, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQNE305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/06/2021, Certifier: Raymond P Reams, Registrant: Illinois Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3831, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:
  • Neelyville, Lat: 39.755806 Lon: -90.484000, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQNE305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/06/2021, Certifier: Raymond P Reams, Registrant: Illinois Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3831, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:
  • Neelyville, Lat: 39.755806 Lon: -90.484000, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQNE305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/06/2021, Certifier: Raymond P Reams, Registrant: Illinois Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3831, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:
  • BLUFFS, Wendy Hill Dr (Lat: 39.745278 Lon: -90.528528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQNJ844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Certifier: Sean R Middleton, Registrant: Illinois Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3831, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:
  • BLUFFS, Scott-Morgan Cusd2 100 West Rockwood (Lat: 39.753806 Lon: -90.535917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WQSB281,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2013, Expiration Date: 08/26/2023, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2016, Certifier: Jim Broemmer, Registrant: Adams Telsystems, 405 Emminga Rd. Po Box 99, Golden, IL 62339, Phone: (217) 696-4411, Fax: (217) 696-4811, Email:
  • BLUFFS, 4.48 M At 188.5 Feet From Iner Of Rt 100 & Rt 104 (Lat: 39.765139 Lon: -90.521361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 61.3 m, Call Sign: WAZ535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 05/23/2021, Certifier: James D Roberts, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9WHR, Licensee ID: L00237716, Grant Date: 07/12/2011, Expiration Date: 07/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2011, Certifier: Jeremiah J Hawkins, Registrant: Jeremiah J Hawkins, 228 N. Pine St, Bluffs, IL 62621
  • Call Sign: N9NUD, Previous Call Sign: KB9WHR, Licensee ID: L00237716, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Jeremiah J Hawkins, Registrant: Jeremiah J Hawkins, 101 Cedar St, Bluffs, IL 62621

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bluffs, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.6%), and Structure Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bluffs, IL
    • 4241.6%Outside Fires
    • 3736.6%Structure Fires
    • 1312.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 98.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bluffs, IL
Most common first names in Bluffs, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1672.1 years
Mary1380.6 years
Charles978.7 years
Harold878.2 years
James872.2 years
Robert880.0 years
Margaret786.2 years
Clarence775.9 years
Russell780.9 years
Arthur677.3 years
Most common last names in Bluffs, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Albers1084.8 years
Vortman1082.6 years
Mueller872.8 years
Korty883.2 years
Smith877.0 years
Brockhouse781.3 years
Engelbrecht777.3 years
Little779.6 years
Merriman678.8 years
Baird672.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bluffs, IL
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bluffs, IL
  • 63.4%Utility gas
  • 36.6%Electricity


Bluffs compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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