Bush, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 274 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 
Males: 141  (51.6%)
Females: 133  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  50.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62924.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,571 (it was $14,821 in 2000)
Bush:

$37,571
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,995 (it was $11,503 in 2000)

Bush village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $34,549 (it was $22,300 in 2000)
Bush:

$34,549
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $35,180; Detached houses: $35,426; Mobile homes: $31,332

Median gross rent in 2016: $607.

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  • Races in Bush, IL (2010)

    Bush races chart
    • 26496.0%White alone
    • 82.9%Black alone
    • 31.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bush: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (26.7%), English (11.6%), Italian (11.6%), European (7.0%), German (4.7%), Hungarian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/18/1905

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 595 people per square mile   (low).

Bush,IL real estate house value index trend

Bush, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Bush:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bush village:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 22.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bush, Illinois as of November 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bush to the number of sex offenders is 243 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $951 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $341 (1.2%)

Bush satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (81.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hurst, IL (1.0 miles ), Royalton, IL (1.7 miles ), Colp, IL (2.0 miles ), Cambria, IL (2.0 miles ), De Soto, IL (2.4 miles ), Zeigler, IL (2.4 miles ), Carterville, IL (2.5 miles ), Herrin, IL (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.84 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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

6.0%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-26.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (60%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (2%)

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

Average climate in Bush, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bush-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Bush village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bush-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 79.9 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 51.6 miles away from Bush 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 95.8 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 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Bush 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 82.5 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 Williamson County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bush topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bush:

  • HERRIN REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • SHAWNEE CHRISTIAN NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • ZIEGLER COLONIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ZEIGLER, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • TIP HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • CHESTNUT MANOR (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • HELIA HEALTHCARE OF ENERGY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENERGY, IL)

Amtrak stations near Bush:

  • 10 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bush:

  • John A Logan College (about 7 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 10 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 24 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 43 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 50 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 64 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

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

Williamson 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 2010 was 26.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.4%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

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

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

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Religion statistics for Bush village (based on Williamson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,58189
Mainline Protestant5,26829
Catholic4,7885
Other6844
Black Protestant2422
None36,794-
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: 14
Williamson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Williamson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Williamson County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

28.0%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bush:

51.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bush:

51.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

24.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

11.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

11.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

45.0%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bush:

76.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bush, 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$638
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$874
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,651
Totals for Government 0$0 16$4,163

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Jackson County, IL  1.13% ($27,864 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.80% ($32,411)
from Johnson County, IL  0.31% ($34,026)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, IL  0.99% ($23,926 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.80% ($29,015)
to Saline County, IL  0.25% ($32,443)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bush:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 1 kW; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: RADIO STATION WINI)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bush:

  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, 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.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)

TV broadcast stations around Bush:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Donald E Wildmon, State Route 149 (Lat: 37.856417 Lon: -89.139500), Type: 106.9, Overall height: 106.9 m, Registrant: 6628448888
  • Donald E Wildmon, South Hickory Street (Lat: 37.838889 Lon: -89.133333), Type: 107.0, Overall height: 107 m, Registrant: 6018448888, Swaters@afa.Net
  • Donald E Wildmon, State Route 149 (Lat: 37.856417 Lon: -89.139500), Type: 106.9, Overall height: 106.9 m, Registrant: 6628448888
  • TIMOTHY B WILDMON, State Route 149 (Lat: 37.856417 Lon: -89.139500), Type: 106.9, Overall height: 106.9 m, Registrant: 6628448888, Jes@afa.Net, P.O. DRAWER 2440
  • South Hickory Street (Lat: 37.838889 Lon: -89.133333), Type: 107.0, Overall height: 107 m, Registrant: 6018448888, Swaters@afa.Net

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BUSH, Rr Yard Office 100 West Of State Hwy 49 (Lat: 37.841972 Lon: -89.138389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQAZ822
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.431 MHz, 941.431 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: Brad G ZielieRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • BUSH, 17077 Route 149 (Lat: 37.842000 Lon: -89.138417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WBU34
    Assigned Frequencies: 6565.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2010, Expiration Date: 12/06/2020Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Bush compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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