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Population in 2012: 275 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 

Males: 126  (45.9%)
Females: 149  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61316, 61354.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,312 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Cedar Point:

$48,312
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,014

Cedar Point village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,126 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Cedar Point:

$88,126
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,110; Detached houses: $119,110

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 251 (90.6%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (6.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.4%)

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

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Ancestries: Italian (29.6%), German (19.0%), Irish (11.9%), Polish (10.3%), United States (9.0%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/22/1908

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cedar Point:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Point village:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

12 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This village:  4.7%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cedar Point, Illinois as of October 25, 2014.
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 2012: $2,375 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,125 (1.6%)

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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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 July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-4.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Cedar Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 150% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from Cedar Point center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cedar Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Rutgens - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Cedar Point:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Cedar Point, 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: 2,082)
  • Illinois Central College (about 44 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Bradley University (about 47 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 49 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 50 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 51 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • Heartland Community College (about 51 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)

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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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

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

CEDAR POINT WATER COMPANY (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cedar Point travel time to work - commute


Cedar Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.49%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents64.2%9.8%8.0%2.3%2.1%
Congregations22.1%18.4%8.1%4.4%5.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.3%6.6%
Congregations2.9%4.4%2.9%2.9%28.7%
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: 25
Here:

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
This county:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
La Salle County:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.9%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

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

14.3%
Illinois:

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
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$600
Police - Other 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$800
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$500
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$400
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,848
Totals for Government 0$0 10$4,348

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($87.27)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($80.00)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($69.09)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($54.55)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($47.27)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($40.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($32.73)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($10.91)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,000 ($98.18)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($72.73)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($40.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($32.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($18.18)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($149.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($87.27)
    Highways: $7,000 ($25.45)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($58.18)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $150,000 ($545.45)

5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($128 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bureau County, IL  0.47% ($30,479 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.44% ($40,520)
from Kendall County, IL  0.39% ($48,291)


5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($30,241 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.38% ($37,749)
to Kendall County, IL  0.29% ($40,023)

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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,425
Total average daily truck traffic: 423
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,709

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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