Broughton, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 192 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 97  (50.6%)
Females: 95  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  32.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62817

Estimated median household income in 2016: $23,493 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Broughton:

$23,493
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,561 (it was $11,926 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,840 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Broughton:

$54,840
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $82,604; Detached houses: $56,178; Mobile homes: $154,135

Median gross rent in 2016: $629.

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    • 18695.9%White alone
    • 63.1%Hispanic
    • 21.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Broughton: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (13.2%), Italian (13.2%), English (11.8%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1899

Elevation: 378 feet

Land area: 1.92 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Broughton, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Broughton:

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Broughton village:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 23.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.5%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $207 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $333 (0.6%)

Broughton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (49.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (107.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Norris City, IL (2.8 miles ), Raleigh, IL (2.9 miles ), Eldorado, IL (2.9 miles ), Omaha, IL (3.0 miles ), Galatia, IL (3.2 miles ), McLeansboro, IL (3.4 miles ), Muddy, IL (3.5 miles) , Enfield, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.93 N, Longitude: 88.46 W

Area code: 618

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

4.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (63%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (50%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (31%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Broughton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Broughton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Broughton village center killed one person and injured 12 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 39.2 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:

Broughton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 47.6 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 37.4 miles away from Broughton 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 68.9 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 79.2 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 50.3 miles away from Broughton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 49.7 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 Hamilton County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broughton topographic map

Birthplace of: John O. Jones - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Broughton:

  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF ELDORADO (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • PEARCE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • FERRELL HOSPITAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • MEADOWBROOK ESTATES (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • MCLEANSBORO REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • FMC - SALINE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broughton:

  • Rend Lake College (about 29 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 37 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 43 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 44 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 51 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Evansville (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 59 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)

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Hamilton 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 2013 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 52.7%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.8%
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:

9.4
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Broughton village (based on Hamilton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,19421
Catholic1,1593
Mainline Protestant3137
Other--
None3,791-
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: 2
Hamilton County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hamilton County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Hamilton County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

13.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Broughton:

50.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Broughton:

47.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Broughton:

36.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Broughton:

64.4%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Broughton:

44.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Broughton:

69.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Broughton, 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 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$75
Water Supply 0$0 2$611
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,386

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $67,000 ($348.96)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($281.25)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($213.54)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($145.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($15.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($72.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($20.83)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($104.17)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($250.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($161.46)
    General Support: $19,000 ($98.96)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($98.96)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($78.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($375.00)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($135.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $98,000 ($510.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $124,000 ($645.83)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Franklin County, IL  0.65% ($31,350 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, IL  0.62% ($32,158)
from Saline County, IL  0.55% ($27,353)


4.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.87% ($26,593 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.68% ($35,857)
to White County, IL  0.36% ($30,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broughton:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • 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.)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • 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.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WROY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broughton:

  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Broughton:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 1,600Total average daily traffic
  • 256Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,400Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Broughton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi N (Lat: 37.958389 Lon: -88.459778), Call Sign: KNFA573, Licensee ID: L00452309
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012Registrant: Gene Delap Farms, Rr 1, Broughton, IL 62817, Phone: (618) 647-2213

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD9JDC, Grant Date: 04/26/1995, Expiration Date: 04/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2007, Registrant: Thomas R Mc Kinnis, Rt 1 Box 95, Broughton, IL 62817-9756

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

BROUGHTON (Population served: 245, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Broughton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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