Cedar Point, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 274 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 129  (47.4%)
Females: 145  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61316, 61354.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,258 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Cedar Point:

$48,258
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,211 (it was $18,988 in 2000)

Cedar Point village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,266 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Cedar Point:

$91,266
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $695.

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  • Races in Cedar Point, IL (2010)

    Cedar Point races chart
    • 25190.6%White alone
    • 186.5%Hispanic
    • 41.4%American Indian alone
    • 41.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cedar Point: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (29.3%), German (20.1%), Irish (12.1%), United States (11.8%), Polish (10.5%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/22/1908

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Cedar Point,IL real estate house value index trend

Cedar Point, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Cedar Point:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Point village:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

15 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

This village:

5.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cedar Point, Illinois as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cedar Point to the number of sex offenders is 275 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,124 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,418 (1.3%)

Cedar Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (45.2 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (84.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Standard, IL (1.7 miles ), Oglesby, IL (2.0 miles ), Tonica, IL (2.1 miles ), Peru, IL (2.2 miles ), Granville, IL (2.3 miles ), La Salle, IL (2.4 miles ), Spring Valley, IL (2.4 miles ), Mark, IL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.26 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code: 815

Cedar Point household income distribution Cedar Point home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-4.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Cedar Point, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cedar Point-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Cedar Point village center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/20/2004, a category F3 tornado 7.2 miles away from the village center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cedar Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 205.3 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 181.2 miles away from Cedar Point 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 18.0 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 237.7 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) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from Cedar Point center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 192.7 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 La Salle County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cedar Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Rutgens - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cedar Point:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-PERU (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LASALLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LA SALLE, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF PERU (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)

Amtrak stations near Cedar Point:

  • 20 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 20 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cedar Point:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 4 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Illinois Central College (about 44 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 47 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 49 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 51 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 51 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Heartland Community College (about 51 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

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

Park in Cedar Point: Cerri Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

La Salle 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 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cedar Point that have no violations reported:

  • CEDAR POINT WATER COMPANY (Population served: 275, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  58.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Cedar Point compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Cedar Point travel time to work - commute Cedar Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cedar Point village (based on La Salle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,42929
Mainline Protestant12,96247
Evangelical Protestant9,47569
Other6899
None60,369-
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: 25
La Salle County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
La Salle County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
La Salle County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

14.3%
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
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,178
Police - Other 0$0 1$393
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$1,571
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$982
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$786
Water Supply 0$0 4$3,629
Totals for Government 0$0 13$8,539

Cedar Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($87.59)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($80.29)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($69.34)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($54.74)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($47.45)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($40.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($32.85)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($10.95)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,000 ($98.54)

Cedar Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($72.99)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($40.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($32.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($18.25)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($149.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($87.59)
    Highways: $7,000 ($25.55)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($58.39)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $150,000 ($547.45)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
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 Bureau County, IL  0.44% ($27,837 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.27% ($37,508)
from Kendall County, IL  0.26% ($37,214)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bureau County, IL  0.39% ($29,511 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($31,646)
to Kendall County, IL  0.23% ($37,226)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar Point:

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar Point:

  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar Point:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W51AF (Channel 51; LASALLE, ETC., IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMM. OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 2,425Total average daily traffic
  • 423Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,709Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Cedar Point, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John679.2 years
Margaret577.4 years
Edward475.7 years
Joe482.5 years
Mary486.0 years
Donald360.3 years
Louis370.7 years
Walter378.3 years
Elizabeth282.0 years
Dorothy284.5 years
Most common last names in Cedar Point, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reed581.6 years
Cerri476.2 years
Mussatto478.8 years
Seghi482.7 years
Turchi471.0 years
Guisti379.6 years
Farneti377.7 years
Kotecki373.6 years
Hamlin389.7 years
Biagini380.7 years

Cedar Point on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Data processing and other information services"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #61 (61316) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries"
  • #96 (61354) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
  • #99 (61354) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovene first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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