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Population in 2012: 172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.5%
Males: 97  (56.9%)
Females: 75  (43.1%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62419.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,734 (it was $25,809 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$52,734
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,656

Calhoun village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,071 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$50,071
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,942; Detached houses: $58,032; Mobile homes: $48,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $513.

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  • White alone - 169 (98.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Calhoun: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.3%), Irish (22.7%), United States (16.0%), English (13.3%), Italian (2.7%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/20/1912

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 164 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Calhoun:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calhoun village:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 19.6%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Calhoun, Illinois as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Calhoun to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $325 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (53.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (118.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Parkersburg, IL (2.0 miles ), Olney, IL (2.4 miles ), Claremont, IL (2.5 miles ), West Salem, IL (3.0 miles ), Noble, IL (3.2 miles ), Sumner, IL (3.3 miles ), Mount Erie, IL (3.7 miles) , Bone Gap, IL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.65 N, Longitude: 88.04 W

Area code: 618

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-4.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Calhoun-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Calhoun village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 18.4 miles away from the village center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 27% 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 16.1 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 14.6 miles away from Calhoun 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 48.0 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 16.0 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 4.9 miles away from Calhoun center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 15.0 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 Richland County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Calhoun:

  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OLNEY, IL)
  • OLNEY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; OLNEY, IL)
  • RICHLAND MEM. HOSP. HM. HLTH. (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; OLNEY, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calhoun:

  • Vincennes University (about 29 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,470)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 55 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Lake Land College (about 59 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 59 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 61 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)

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Richland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CALHOUN (Population served: 232, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 60 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Calhoun, IL

Calhoun 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Calhoun travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calhoun village (based on Richland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.36%
Here64.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents23.1%21.1%15.8%7.3%6.1%
Congregations4.4%20.0%22.2%6.7%2.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%3.2%3.1%2.8%13.5%
Congregations2.2%11.1%2.2%4.4%24.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Richland County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Richland County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.7%
Illinois:

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

10.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$118
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$235
Totals for Government 0$0 3$353

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($162.79)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($58.14)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($23.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($23.26)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($23.26)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $15,000 ($87.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($180.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($110.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($40.70)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($34.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($98.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($98.84)
    Highways: $6,000 ($34.88)
    All Other: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($23.26)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($46.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($23.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($23.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $230,000 ($1337.21)

5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clay County, IL  0.49% ($26,100 average AGI)
from Jasper County, IL  0.42% ($24,192)
from Lawrence County, IL  0.41% ($28,480)


6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clay County, IL  0.48% ($29,233 average AGI)
to Edwards County, IL  0.26% ($16,375)
to Lawrence County, IL  0.26% ($29,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WVLN (740 AM; 0 kW; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WSEI (92.9 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTH (88.1 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: OLNEY VOICE OF CHRISTIAN FAITH, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJC (89.1 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS EASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGES)
  • WAKO-FM (103.1 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL; Owner: LAWRENCEVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Calhoun:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNOI-LP (Channel 24; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


Most common first names in Calhoun, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Roy581.8 years
William584.0 years
Charles477.7 years
Eva388.3 years
John375.7 years
Marie376.7 years
Agnes276.5 years
Jesse276.5 years
Elva284.0 years
Mabel276.5 years
Most common last names in Calhoun, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcvaigh770.0 years
Michels580.4 years
Sanders584.8 years
Slunaker580.2 years
Lathrop376.4 years
Bartley376.0 years
Dunahee374.4 years
Mcdowell376.0 years
Moore384.3 years
Jones280.9 years

Calhoun on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment"
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