Bluford, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 678 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 
Males: 361  (53.4%)
Females: 317  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62814.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,535 (it was $38,250 in 2000)
Bluford:

$44,535
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,442 (it was $15,537 in 2000)

Bluford village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,378 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Bluford:

$56,378
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Bluford, IL (2010)

    Bluford races chart
    • 67898.5%White alone
    • 50.7%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bluford: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.6%), English (20.2%), Irish (18.8%), United States (6.7%), Polish (2.6%), Hungarian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/17/1927

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 466 people per square mile   (low).

Bluford,IL real estate house value index trend

Bluford, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Bluford:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bluford village:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bluford, Illinois as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bluford to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $660 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $321 (0.7%)

Bluford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (68.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (84.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Keenes, IL (2.3 miles) , Opdyke, IL (2.4 miles ), Belle Rive, IL (2.6 miles ), Wayne City, IL (2.8 miles ), Dahlgren, IL (3.0 miles ), Mount Vernon, IL (3.1 miles ), Sims, IL (3.3 miles ), Belle Prairie City, IL (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $288,600

Latitude: 38.33 N, Longitude: 88.74 W

Area code: 618

Bluford household income distribution Bluford home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bluford, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bluford-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Bluford village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bluford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 46.9 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 57.3 miles away from Bluford 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 57.1 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 91.4 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 49.3 miles away from Bluford center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 39.3 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 Jefferson County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bluford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bluford:

  • MOUNT VERNON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • WHITE OAK REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • SSM HEALTH BUSINESSES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • HOSPICE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • DAVITA - MT VERNON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • NATURE TRAIL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • CROSSROADS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluford:

  • Rend Lake College (about 17 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 30 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • John A Logan College (about 45 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 50 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 53 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • McKendree University (about 62 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 63 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)

Public high school in Bluford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bluford:

See full list of schools located in Bluford, map of school districts: BLUFORD COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 114, WEBBER TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 204

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

Church in Bluford: First Baptist Church of Bluford (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

BLUFORD (Population served: 1,988, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2006)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Bluford 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bluford village (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,21271
Mainline Protestant2,26020
Catholic1,4092
Black Protestant1,0867
Other2813
None16,579-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Jefferson County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

9.8%
State:

14.5%
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 2$2,634
Other Government Administration 1$2,236$26,8327$380
Streets and Highways 2$5,593$33,5580$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$133
Totals for Government 3$7,829$31,31610$3,147

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $239,000 ($352.51)
    Water Utilities: $160,000 ($235.99)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($123.89)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($95.87)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($41.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($33.92)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($17.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000 ($50.15)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($17.70)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($16.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $148,000 ($218.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($14.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $102,000 ($150.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($32.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($2.95)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $290,000 ($427.73)
    Water Utilities: $153,000 ($225.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $79,000 ($116.52)
    Highways: $22,000 ($32.45)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($16.22)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.47)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($235.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($213.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($22.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $57,000 ($84.07)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
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 Marion County, IL  0.60% ($32,412 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.34% ($37,292)
from Wayne County, IL  0.28% ($29,897)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Marion County, IL  0.51% ($29,466 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.34% ($22,714)
to Wayne County, IL  0.22% ($35,484)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bluford:

  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bluford:

  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)

TV broadcast stations around Bluford:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 650Total average daily traffic
  • 52Total average daily truck traffic
  • 718Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Short St (Lat: 38.330611 Lon: -88.728944), Call Sign: KQY807
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2004, Expiration Date: 02/05/2015
    Registrant: Roy Walker Communications, Inc., 441 Church Camp Road, Makanda, IL 62958, Phone: (618) 529-3301, Fax: (618) 457-4985, Email:
  • Lat: 38.351111 Lon: -88.751667, Call Sign: KB60681, Licensee ID: L00091292
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.0200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2004, Expiration Date: 05/22/2014
    Registrant: Southern Illinois Asphalt Co Inc, Marion, IL 62959, Phone: (618) 998-1615, Fax: (618) 998-1744

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BLUFORD, 21060 E Sandpiper Rd (Lat: 38.328917 Lon: -88.755944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WPOS351
    Assigned Frequencies: 6633.75 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 03/12/2019, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Blfrd 2 1, Lat: 38.328361 Lon: -88.739278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQIV354
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2008, Expiration Date: 05/24/2018, Certifier: John Scrivner
    Registrant: Mt. Vernon. Net, Inc., 1110 Salem Road, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-6868, Fax: (618) 244-6876, Email:
  • Blfrd 2 2, Lat: 38.328361 Lon: -88.739278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQIV354
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2008, Expiration Date: 05/24/2018, Certifier: John Scrivner
    Registrant: Mt. Vernon. Net, Inc., 1110 Salem Road, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-6868, Fax: (618) 244-6876, Email:
  • Blfrd 2 3, Lat: 38.328361 Lon: -88.739278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQIV354
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2008, Expiration Date: 05/24/2018, Certifier: John Scrivner
    Registrant: Mt. Vernon. Net, Inc., 1110 Salem Road, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-6868, Fax: (618) 244-6876, Email:
  • Bluford Village Mark, Lat: 38.318583 Lon: -88.718972, Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQIV354
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2008, Expiration Date: 05/24/2018, Certifier: John Scrivner
    Registrant: Mt. Vernon. Net, Inc., 1110 Salem Road, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-6868, Fax: (618) 244-6876, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1-1/2 Mi. North Of (Lat: 38.351139 Lon: -88.751722), Call Sign: KNKK810, Licensee ID: L00122787
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/09/1999
    Registrant: Arch Paging Inc, 1800 West Park Drive Suite 250, West Borough, MA 01581-0000, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bluford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MXL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4496G , Serial Number: RAM001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher W Urba, 602 E North St, Bluford, IL 62814

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Bluford, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1370.7 years
James1174.3 years
George1178.3 years
John1072.7 years
Mary1077.1 years
Robert971.2 years
William882.0 years
Clarence774.0 years
Dorothy674.5 years
Roy678.8 years
Most common last names in Bluford, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1576.3 years
Wood1080.7 years
Pierce978.0 years
Williams875.7 years
Shields878.0 years
Scott783.8 years
Green783.6 years
Braddock782.7 years
Ward785.3 years
Chambliss678.5 years

Bluford on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Data processing and other information services"
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