Browning, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 134 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 69  (52.2%)
Females: 65  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62624

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,926 (it was $44,107 in 2000)
Browning:

$57,926
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $49,924 (it was $18,109 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,549 (it was $30,800 in 2000)
Browning:

$64,549
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $78,116; Detached houses: $55,363; Mobile homes: $233,181

Median gross rent in 2016: $433.

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    • 13296.4%White alone
    • 53.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Browning: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (30.3%), German (18.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/18/1899

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 432 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Browning:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Browning village:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $615 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $391 (0.8%)

Browning satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (45.2 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (104.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (183.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Astoria, IL (2.6 miles ), Beardstown, IL (2.9 miles ), Rushville, IL (3.2 miles ), Vermont, IL (3.4 miles ), Bath, IL (3.6 miles ), Chandlerville, IL (3.6 miles ), Littleton, IL (3.9 miles) , Virginia, IL (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 90.37 W

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

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-32.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (27%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Average climate in Browning, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Browning-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Browning village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Browning-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 176.6 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 160.7 miles away from Browning 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 203.3 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 209.8 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 177.0 miles away from Browning center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 161.7 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 Schuyler County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Browning topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Browning:

  • ASTORIA GARDEN AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ASTORIA, IL)
  • HERITAGE MANOR EAST-BEARDSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BEARDSTOWN, IL)
  • SNYDERS-VAUGHN HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • CASS COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; VIRGINIA, IL)
  • WALKER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; VIRGINIA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Browning:

  • Western Illinois University (about 29 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 49 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 50 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Bradley University (about 57 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 60 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 64 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Millikin University (about 77 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

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Notable location: Browning Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Schuyler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.2%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
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:

5.3
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Browning village (based on Schuyler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,56113
Evangelical Protestant1,31014
Catholic2131
Other5-
None4,455-
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
Schuyler County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Schuyler County:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

26.8%
Illinois:

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

17.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Browning:

56.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Browning:

55.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Browning:

28.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Browning:

7.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Browning:

63.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Browning:

78.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Browning, 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 2$257
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$220
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$60
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$300
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,215
Totals for Government 0$0 15$2,052

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($201.49)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($186.57)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($111.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($7.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($7.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($97.01)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $17,000 ($126.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($14.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($194.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($111.94)
    All Other: $6,000 ($44.78)
    Highways: $5,000 ($37.31)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($52.24)
    NEC: $1,000 ($7.46)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,000 ($97.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($59.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($37.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($701.49)

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Cass County, IL  1.47% ($37,951 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.57% ($29,625)
from Fulton County, IL  0.43% ($40,167)


6.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
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 Cass County, IL  1.03% ($29,414 average AGI)
to McDonough County, IL  0.92% ($29,115)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.53% ($37,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Browning:

  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Browning:

  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)

TV broadcast stations around Browning:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 485Total average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sanganois Conservation Area 7 1/4 Mi Se (Lat: 40.068667 Lon: -90.265667), Call Sign: KGJ732
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHz, 159.420 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/2015, Expiration Date: 05/07/2025Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Csb Suite 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Browning)

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

BROWNING (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Wood (3%)

Browning 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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