Broadwell, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 143 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.4%
 
Males: 71  (49.7%)
Females: 72  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62634, 62666.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,337 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Broadwell:

$43,337
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,586 (it was $19,911 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,734 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Broadwell:

$54,734
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $70,759; Detached houses: $80,707; Mobile homes: $22,314

Median gross rent in 2016: $590.

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  • Races in Broadwell, IL (2010)

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    • 14398.6%White alone
    • 10.7%Black alone
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Broadwell: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.4%), German (18.2%), Dutch (6.5%), English (1.3%), Russian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/24/1894

Elevation: 585 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 748 people per square mile   (low).

Broadwell, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Broadwell:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Broadwell village:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Broadwell, Illinois as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Broadwell to the number of sex offenders is 151 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $923 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $894 (2.0%)

Broadwell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (22.5 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (108.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (153.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elkhart, IL (2.0 miles ), Lincoln, IL (2.6 miles ), Middletown, IL (2.9 miles ), Cornland, IL (3.0 miles) , Mount Pulaski, IL (3.0 miles ), Williamsville, IL (3.1 miles ), New Holland, IL (3.3 miles ), Knollwood, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $63,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.07 N, Longitude: 89.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

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

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Average climate in Broadwell, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Broadwell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Broadwell village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 tornado 22.6 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broadwell-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 139.4 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 119.8 miles away from Broadwell 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 169.4 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 139.3 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 125.0 miles away from Broadwell 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 200.7 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 Logan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broadwell topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernest Calvin Williams - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Broadwell: Ernest Calvin Williams.

Hospitals and medical centers near Broadwell:

  • LINCOLN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • LAWRENCE PLACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • SUNSHINE TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • LINCOLN HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • NORTH KICKAPOO (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • SYMPHONY OF LINCOLN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)

Amtrak station near Broadwell:

  • 7 miles: LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broadwell:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 26 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 26 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 30 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 32 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 38 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 39 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 40 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

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Notable location: Lincoln Rural Fire Protection District Station 2 Bravo Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Logan 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 62.0. This is better than average.

City:

62.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.4%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Broadwell village (based on Logan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,94734
Mainline Protestant3,65019
Catholic2,2824
Black Protestant1771
Other61
None16,243-
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: 7
Logan County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Logan County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

28.8%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Broadwell:

51.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Broadwell:

51.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Broadwell:

20.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Broadwell:

11.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Broadwell:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Broadwell:

57.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Broadwell:

80.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Broadwell, 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

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($104.90)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($62.94)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($55.94)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($48.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $3,000 ($20.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($41.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($6.99)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($6.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($153.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($90.91)
    Highways: $5,000 ($34.97)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($34.97)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($83.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($62.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($20.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($531.47)

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
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 McLean County, IL  0.71% ($30,744 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.68% ($37,649)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.37% ($32,390)


5.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($34,000 average AGI)
to McLean County, IL  0.72% ($30,633)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.30% ($35,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broadwell:

  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broadwell:

  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W201CI (88.1 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLNX (88.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Broadwell:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Broadwell fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 2007 03:18 PM, I-55, Lat: 40.07068, Lon: -89.44559, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 29,900Total average daily traffic
  • 7,176Total average daily truck traffic

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

BROADWELL (Population served: 169, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)

Broadwell compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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