Camargo, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 449 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 233  (52.0%)
Females: 216  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61919.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,522 (it was $39,844 in 2000)
Camargo:

$51,522
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,348 (it was $18,369 in 2000)

Camargo village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,707 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Camargo:

$82,707
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $108,006; Detached houses: $120,973; Mobile homes: $20,182

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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Camargo races chart
  • White alone - 430 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Camargo: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (16.4%), United States (9.4%), English (8.6%), Dutch (4.8%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/23/1904

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

Camargo,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Camargo:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camargo village:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Camargo, Illinois as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Camargo to the number of sex offenders is 445 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,458 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $875 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (22.3 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (107.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (143.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Villa Grove, IL (2.1 miles ), Tuscola, IL (2.5 miles ), Longview, IL (2.8 miles) , Hindsboro, IL (2.9 miles ), Newman, IL (3.1 miles ), Pesotum, IL (3.1 miles ), Arcola, IL (3.3 miles ), Broadlands, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 88.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Camargo household income distribution Camargo home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+25.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Camargo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Camargo-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Camargo village center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Camargo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 94.3 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 69.3 miles away from Camargo 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 127.0 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 93.1 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 83.6 miles away from Camargo 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 196.6 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 Douglas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Camargo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Camargo:

  • TUSCOLA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY-JARMAN MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • NEWMAN REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWMAN, IL)
  • COUNTRYVIEW HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; TOLONO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camargo:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 22 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 22 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Parkland College (about 24 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Lake Land College (about 28 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 39 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Richland Community College (about 40 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 44 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

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Notable location: Camargo Countryside Fire Protection District Camargo (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Camargo include: Camargo United Methodist Church (A), Victory Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Camargo compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in Camargo (2011 data):

  • Longview State Bank: Camargo Banking Facility at Vine And Routes 36 And 130, branch established on 1982/08/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $57.2 mil, Deposits: $51.6 mil, headquarters in Sidney, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Longview Capital Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Camargo village (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.32%
Here: 64.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOld Order AmishChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents19.3%17.6%12.6%11.3%8.3%
Congregations11.4%4.3%8.6%30.0%4.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsLutheran ChurchConservative Mennonite ConferenceOther
Adherents7.5%4.4%3.2%2.9%12.9%
Congregations8.6%2.9%1.4%2.9%25.7%
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: 12
Douglas County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Douglas County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

10.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

17.5%
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$2,174
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$3,370
Streets and Highways 1$6,254$75,0480$0
Totals for Government 1$6,254$75,04812$5,544

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($184.86)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($133.63)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($24.50)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($22.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($111.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($8.91)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($4.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($160.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $42,000 ($93.54)
    Highways: $12,000 ($26.73)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.23)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($69.04)
    Public Utilities: $27,000 ($60.13)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($135.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($133.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($2.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $50,000 ($111.36)

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.13% ($32,489 average AGI)
from Coles County, IL  0.83% ($32,058)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.41% ($41,794)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.61% ($34,770 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.99% ($29,651)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($36,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Camargo:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camargo:

  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Camargo:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 550
Total average daily truck traffic: 5
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 578

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9OTP, Licensee ID: L01220037
    Grant Date: 12/04/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: Larry E Lamasters
    Registrant: Larry E Lamasters, 1725 East County Rd 725 N, Camargo, IL 61919
  • Call Sign: KC9KGJ, Licensee ID: L01204237
    Grant Date: 10/19/2006, Expiration Date: 10/19/2016, Certifier: Jeremy A Lamb
    Registrant: Jeremy A Lamb, Camargo, IL 61919

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Camargo, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1165.6 years
James679.8 years
John677.3 years
Robert476.8 years
Charles383.6 years
Alice373.4 years
Ethel373.0 years
Dorothy367.3 years
Ruth366.0 years
Eugene267.0 years
Most common last names in Camargo, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Melton675.2 years
Jones573.8 years
Goodwin469.8 years
Ray476.3 years
Mann486.4 years
Vandeventer479.5 years
Sanders357.7 years
Albin388.0 years
Coykendall371.7 years
Hatchel351.7 years

Camargo on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #27 (61919) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
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