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Schuyler County

Population in 2012: 85 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 

Males: 44  (52.3%)
Females: 41  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 62319

Estimated median household income in 2011: $18,035 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Camden:

$18,035
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,978

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $24,549 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Camden:

$24,549
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,071; Detached houses: $38,887; Mobile homes: $24,339

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  • White alone - 85 (98.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Camden: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (76.3%), German (9.4%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/08/1934

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 112 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Camden:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden village:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

0 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.0%
Illinois:  13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $525 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $521 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (64.7 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (109.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (199.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Littleton, IL (3.1 miles) , Augusta, IL (3.3 miles ), Rushville, IL (3.4 miles ), Ripley, IL (3.4 miles) , Mound Station, IL (3.4 miles) , Mount Sterling, IL (3.4 miles ), La Prairie, IL (3.5 miles) , Plymouth, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 90.77 W

Camden household income distribution Camden home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-12.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (36%)
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Camden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Camden village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuyler County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Camden:

  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:

  • Western Illinois University (about 22 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,446)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 51 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 68 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 69 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Bradley University (about 72 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Illinois Central College (about 77 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 89 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)

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Cemeteries: McHatton Cemetery (1), West Camden Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00360. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00360
U.S.:

0.09971
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.284. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.73. This is worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.73
U.S.:

2.96
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

11.1
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 36.7. This is significantly worse than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

36.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 13.6. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

11.7


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 42.8%

Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Camden, IL

Camden compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Camden travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

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Religion statistics for Camden (based on Schuyler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.29%
Here51.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionCatholic Church
Adherents31.1%17.4%12.8%11.4%8.0%
Congregations40.7%14.8%7.4%3.7%3.7%
NameFree Methodist Church of North AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents4.9%4.2%4.0%1.9%4.4%
Congregations3.7%3.7%3.7%3.7%14.8%
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: 1
Schuyler County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Schuyler County:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Schuyler County:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

26.8%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
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$34
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$68
Totals for Government 0$0 3$102

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($82.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($47.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($23.53)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($23.53)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($23.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($117.65)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($105.88)
    Highways: $3,000 ($35.29)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($11.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,000 ($529.41)

6.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Cass County, IL  1.24% ($32,229 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.68% ($21,895)
from Adams County, IL  0.36% ($41,900)


7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 McDonough County, IL  1.02% ($19,793 average AGI)
to Cass County, IL  0.95% ($21,222)
to Fulton County, IL  0.63% ($30,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:

  • 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.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camden:

  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Camden:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, Rr3 Route 1 (Lat: 40.152694 Lon: -90.770083), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, Rr3 Route 1 (Lat: 40.152694 Lon: -90.770083), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CAMDEN, Rr3 Route 1 (Lat: 40.152694 Lon: -90.770083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQJK830
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 10552.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2008, Expiration Date: 10/16/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:


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