Bulpitt, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 216 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 96  (44.4%)
Females: 120  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  30.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 62517.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $38,627 (it was $29,861 in 2000)
Bulpitt:

$38,627
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,119 (it was $14,807 in 2000)

Bulpitt village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $55,812 (it was $39,200 in 2000)
Bulpitt:

$55,812
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $109,101; Detached houses: $110,617; Townhouses or other attached units: $85,975; In 2-unit structures: $51,604; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,274; Mobile homes: $56,575

Median gross rent in 2015: $593.

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  • Races in Bulpitt, IL (2010)

    Bulpitt races chart
    • 21697.3%White alone
    • 41.8%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bulpitt: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), American (15.3%), Italian (11.1%), English (6.9%), Polish (1.4%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/10/1914

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 3,050 people per square mile   (average).

Bulpitt,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bulpitt:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bulpitt village:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bulpitt village:  1.0% ($386)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)
Bulpitt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (17.9 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (79.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kincaid, IL (0.8 miles ), Tovey, IL (1.1 miles ), Jeisyville, IL (1.2 miles) , Langleyville, IL (2.1 miles ), Edinburg, IL (2.2 miles ), Taylorville, IL (2.8 miles ), Pawnee, IL (2.9 miles ), Palmer, IL (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $40,000

Latitude: 39.59 N, Longitude: 89.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

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

5.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bulpitt, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bulpitt-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Bulpitt village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the village center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bulpitt-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 114.2 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 98.3 miles away from Bulpitt 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 142.1 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 114.6 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 99.4 miles away from Bulpitt 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 167.8 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 Christian County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bulpitt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bulpitt:

  • TAYLORVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • VICTORIAN MANOR (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE TERRACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Bulpitt:

  • 19 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bulpitt:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 14 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 14 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Millikin University (about 30 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 35 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lake Land College (about 57 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 61 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 64 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)

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Christian 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 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 31.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bulpitt village (based on Christian County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00438
Catholic5,4737
Mainline Protestant4,59225
Black Protestant1811
Other1683
None18,382-
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: 9
Christian County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Christian County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

16.5%
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 1$153
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$612
Streets and Highways 2$8,596$51,5760$0
Totals for Government 2$8,596$51,5767$765

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($60.19)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($23.15)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($18.52)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($13.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($64.81)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($50.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($115.74)
    Highways: $6,000 ($27.78)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($9.26)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $289,000 ($1337.96)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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 Sangamon County, IL  1.17% ($32,861 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.49% ($30,379)
from Macon County, IL  0.41% ($42,607)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
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  1.14% ($36,387 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.51% ($36,159)
to Shelby County, IL  0.36% ($35,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bulpitt:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bulpitt:

  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W205BC (88.9 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bulpitt:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N9RBR, Licensee ID: L00781609, Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 09/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2014, Certifier: Donald A Denning, Registrant: Donald A Denning, 459 Edwards St, Bulpitt, IL 62517
  • Call Sign: N9ZWQ, Licensee ID: L00939189, Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 01/21/2015, Certifier: Anne M Denning, Registrant: Anne M Denning, 108 James St, Bulpitt, IL 62517

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Bulpitt, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William767.0 years
John579.0 years
Joseph477.5 years
George379.3 years
Helen369.3 years
Robert372.3 years
Frank379.6 years
Evelyn383.0 years
Marie385.6 years
Mary381.4 years
Most common last names in Bulpitt, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Zanotti675.9 years
Wilson577.8 years
Gudausky371.4 years
Kell369.0 years
Sigler378.3 years
Warren380.7 years
Depolo284.5 years
Greenan261.5 years
Blake263.5 years
Borgognoni277.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Bulpitt compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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