Burnt Prairie, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 51 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 
Males: 32  (63.8%)
Females: 19  (36.2%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62820

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,479 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Burnt Prairie:

$42,479
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,215 (it was $14,572 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $34,675 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Burnt Prairie:

$34,675
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $35,400; Detached houses: $35,525
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  • Races in Burnt Prairie, IL (2010)

    Burnt Prairie races chart
    • 4790.4%White alone
    • 23.8%American Indian alone
    • 23.8%Two or more races
    • 11.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burnt Prairie: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (26.7%), French (6.7%), German (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/22/1928

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 640 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Burnt Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burnt Prairie village:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 73.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Burnt Prairie, Illinois as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Burnt Prairie to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $368 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $227 (0.6%)

Burnt Prairie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (42.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (110.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mill Shoals, IL (2.2 miles ), Springerton, IL (2.7 miles) , Golden Gate, IL (2.8 miles) , Fairfield, IL (3.3 miles ), Enfield, IL (3.4 miles ), Crossville, IL (3.5 miles ), Carmi, IL (3.5 miles ), Albion, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 88.26 W

Area code: 618

Burnt Prairie household income distribution Burnt Prairie home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-18.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (75%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (73%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (75%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Burnt Prairie, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burnt Prairie-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Burnt Prairie village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burnt Prairie-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 24.5 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 44.3 miles away from Burnt Prairie 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 31.8 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 27.2 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 25.2 miles away from Burnt Prairie 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 102.5 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 White 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).
Burnt Prairie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Burnt Prairie:

  • WAY-FAIR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IL)
  • WAY-FAIR RESTORIUM (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IL)
  • ENFIELD REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ENFIELD, IL)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE OF IL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARMI, IL)
  • PHOENIX REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARMI, IL)
  • WABASH CHRISTIAN RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARMI, IL)
  • REST HAVEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALBION, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burnt Prairie:

  • Wabash Valley College (about 29 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,142)
  • Rend Lake College (about 37 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 38 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 45 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Vincennes University (about 50 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 56 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • John A Logan College (about 58 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

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White 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 21.7 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 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.3%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  15.4%
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:

8.1
Illinois average:

12.1

Burnt Prairie travel time to work - commute Burnt Prairie 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 Burnt Prairie village (based on White County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25533
Mainline Protestant1,38617
Catholic9602
Other822
None6,982-
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
White County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
White County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

26.5%
Illinois:

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

9.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Burnt Prairie:

45.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burnt Prairie:

20.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burnt Prairie:

39.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

49.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burnt Prairie, 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$92
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$442
Totals for Government 0$0 12$534

Burnt Prairie government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $68,000 ($1333.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($313.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($450.98)

Burnt Prairie government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($39.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($1686.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($117.65)
    Highways: $2,000 ($39.22)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($19.61)

Burnt Prairie government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $385,000 ($7549.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $380,000 ($7450.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($98.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $147,000 ($2882.35)

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
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 Wayne County, IL  0.41% ($36,783 average AGI)
from Saline County, IL  0.37% ($36,095)
from Edwards County, IL  0.30% ($23,941)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
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 Vanderburgh County, IN  0.43% ($35,750 average AGI)
to Saline County, IL  0.27% ($33,333)
to Gallatin County, IL  0.25% ($43,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burnt Prairie:

  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFIW (1390 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WROY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burnt Prairie:

  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burnt Prairie:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 10,100Total average daily traffic
  • 4,242Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi E Jct Cr 800e & 2400n (Lat: 38.227500 Lon: -88.217500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WPKC581
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/1997, Expiration Date: 01/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2007, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BURNT PRAIRIE, .5 Mi E Jct Cr800e & 2400n (Lat: 38.227500 Lon: -88.217500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WPQL490
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.62 MHz, 6846.25 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2010, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

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

BURNT PRAIRIE (Population served: 604, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2009)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)

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