Capron, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,355 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +41.0%
Males: 733  (54.2%)
Females: 622  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61012.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,849 (it was $46,786 in 2000)
Capron:

$55,849
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,345 (it was $17,624 in 2000)

Capron village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,616 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Capron:

$111,616
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $733.

March 2019 cost of living index in Capron: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.2%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.9% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Capron, IL (2010)
    • 91666.6%White alone
    • 42530.9%Hispanic
    • 110.8%Black alone
    • 110.8%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Capron, Illinois as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Capron is 372 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (4.7%), German (4.2%), Swiss (3.8%), Irish (3.3%), Norwegian (3.3%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/09/1901

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,860 people per square mile   (low).

Capron, Illinois map

346 residents are foreign born (19.9% Latin America).

This village:

19.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,585 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,829 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (19.1 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (57.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (66.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chemung, IL (2.0 miles ),
Poplar Grove, IL (2.3 miles ),
Harvard, IL (2.5 miles ),
Sharon, WI (2.7 miles ),
Timberlane, IL (2.7 miles ),
Caledonia, IL (2.8 miles),
Garden Prairie, IL (3.2 miles ),
Belvidere, IL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 88.74 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Capron, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Capron, IL in 2017
Capron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Capron, IL residents
Average permit cost in Capron, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Capron, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Machinery (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Machinery (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Capron, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)

Average climate in Capron, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Capron, Illinois average temperatures Capron, Illinois average precipitation Capron, Illinois humidity Capron, Illinois wind speed Capron, Illinois snowfall Capron, Illinois sunshine Capron, Illinois clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Capron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Capron village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Capron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 276.6 miles away from Capron center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Capron 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 251.4 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 309.3 miles away from Capron 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) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from Capron center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 265.4 miles away from Capron 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 Boone County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Capron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Capron:

  • MERCY HARVARD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HARVARD, IL)
  • MERCY HARVARD HOSPITAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HARVARD, IL)
  • MAPLE CREST CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • GOLDEN YEARS HLTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WALWORTH, WI)
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • HOME BRIDGE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • FLORENCE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARENGO, IL)

Airports located in Capron:

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Amtrak stations near Capron:

  • 16 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Capron:

  • Rock Valley College (about 15 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • McHenry County College (about 22 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 31 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 33 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 33 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Elgin Community College (about 34 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • College of Lake County (about 38 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)

Public elementary/middle school in Capron:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Capron: Boone County Fire Protection District 1 (A), Capron Rescue Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Zeke Markshausen - Football player.

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

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

CAPRON (Population served: 1,001, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Capron (2011 data):

  • Blackhawk Bank: Capron Branch Office at 6th And Main Streets, branch established on 1946/09/16. Info updated 2011/08/25: Bank assets: $558.2 mil, Deposits: $476.1 mil, headquarters in Beloit, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Capron:

Marital status in Capron, IL
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Capron:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Capron, IL (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,4201
Mainline Protestant5,82416
Evangelical Protestant4,05419
Other2542
None33,613-
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: 7
Boone County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Boone County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Boone County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

26.2%
Illinois:

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

19.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Capron:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Capron:

33.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Capron, 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$3,396
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,773
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$3,396
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$326
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 13$10,891

Capron government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $171,000 ($126.20)
    General Public Buildings: $96,000 ($70.85)
    Financial Administration: $96,000 ($70.85)
    Water Utilities: $92,000 ($67.90)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($53.14)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($8.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($91.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,000 ($52.40)

Capron government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $261,000 ($192.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($2.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($8.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.74)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($104.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $147,000 ($108.49)
    Highways: $36,000 ($26.57)
  • Tax - Property: $179,000 ($132.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $46,000 ($33.95)

Capron government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,690,000 ($1985.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,535,000 ($1870.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000 ($114.39)

Capron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $380,000 ($280.44)

6.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, IL  2.33% ($53,779 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.95% ($44,823)
from Cook County, IL  0.60% ($45,352)


7.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  3.10% ($45,866 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.51% ($48,962)
to Cook County, IL  0.43% ($47,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Capron:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMCW (1600 AM; 1 kW; HARVARD, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Capron:

  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Capron:

  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Capron fatal accident list:

Aug 21, 2000 12:55 AM, Sr-173, Lat: 42.399410, Lon: -88.744920, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 30, 1999 07:08 PM, Sr-173, Lat: 42.397910, Lon: -88.749360, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 1998 02:05 AM, Sr-173, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 25, 1987 07:53 PM, 173, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.1mTotal length
  • 18,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,997Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,629Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Capron, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Capron, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1/2 Mi N 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 42.406694 Lon: -88.745111), Call Sign: KNFB688, Licensee ID: L00044791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 03/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Registrant: Ronald Nelson, 9431 N Boone School Rd, Capron, IL 61012, Phone: (815) 569-2500
  • Lat: 42.394750 Lon: -88.740111, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWY979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz, 158.925 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Tracy Fleming, Registrant: Boone County Fire Protection District #1, 120 W. Ogden St, Capron, IL 61012, Phone: (815) 569-2061, Fax: (815) 569-2817, Email:
  • Lat: 42.316667 Lon: -88.833444, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPYN626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.000 MHz, 159.000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: Mark Lowucki, Registrant: Capron Rescue Squad, Capron, IL 61012, Phone: (815) 569-2818, Email:
  • Lat: 42.397222 Lon: -88.741667, Call Sign: WQQQ727,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: Scott Rogers, Registrant: Rock River Service Co., 2222 Charles St., Rockford, IL 61104, Phone: (815) 226-1280, Fax: (815) 226-1641, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 61012963700001, Lat: 42.379583 Lon: -88.706389, Type: Building, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQLX341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret Westwood, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:
  • CVLF365A0, Lat: 42.393167 Lon: -88.778500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret Westwood, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:
  • CVLF365A90, Lat: 42.393167 Lon: -88.778500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret Westwood, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:
  • CVLF365A180, Lat: 42.393167 Lon: -88.778500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret Westwood, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:
  • CVLF365A270, Lat: 42.393167 Lon: -88.778500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret Westwood, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:
  • CH33XC019, 9660 Route 178 (Lat: 42.397750 Lon: -88.749972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQPU200,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • CH56255B, 9660 Route 178 (Lat: 42.397750 Lon: -88.749972), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQWA485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 06/30/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9KQM, Licensee ID: L00982389, Grant Date: 08/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/04/2025, Certifier: Marlowe R Dronen, Registrant: Marlowe R Dronen, 185 Rainbow Dr, Capron, IL 61012-9588
  • Call Sign: N9INC, Licensee ID: L01458175, Grant Date: 11/29/2018, Expiration Date: 02/04/2029, Certifier: Henry J Szmuc, Registrant: Henry J Szmuc, 16215 Mill Rd, Capron, IL 61012
  • Call Sign: N9JZR, Licensee ID: L00468275, Grant Date: 07/03/2002, Expiration Date: 09/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/30/2014, Registrant: John M Gray, Capron, IL 61012
  • Call Sign: KC9DHC, Licensee ID: L00645802, Grant Date: 02/27/2003, Expiration Date: 02/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2015, Certifier: Gregory J Kolacinski, Registrant: Gregory J Kolacinski, 7744 Edson Rd, Capron, IL 61012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27BR , Serial Number: 24-4909, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Allen L Larson, 21543 Capron Rd, Capron, IL 61012
  • Aircraft: BOEING D75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61W , Serial Number: 75-3764, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Allen L Larson, 21543 Capron Rd, Capron, IL 61012
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 70870 , Serial Number: 17892, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 05/06/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Allen L Larson, 21543 Capron Road, Capron, IL 61012
  • Aircraft: INTERPLANE SKYBOY UL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80463 , Serial Number: 031/97, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Johnson, 14855 Mill Rd, Capron, IL 61012
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 866PH , Serial Number: 18503167, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Phobos 185 LLC, 10799 Randall Rd, Capron, IL 61012

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$200,443
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$168,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$110,330
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Capron, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Capron, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 24 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Capron, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (40.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Capron, IL
    • 7550.3%Structure Fires
    • 6040.3%Outside Fires
    • 85.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Capron, IL
Most common first names in Capron, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1084.7 years
William1079.9 years
Robert1075.9 years
James873.4 years
Margaret776.6 years
Alice682.5 years
Clarence682.6 years
George682.2 years
Earl576.6 years
Charles573.2 years
Most common last names in Capron, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1279.5 years
Anderson1180.7 years
Johnson881.9 years
Stimes786.7 years
Edson578.6 years
Smith566.4 years
Mikrut473.5 years
Goodall467.0 years
Meier483.3 years
Olson478.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Capron, IL
  • 93.0%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Capron, IL
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity


Capron 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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