Cerro Gordo, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,359 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 646  (47.6%)
Females: 713  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61818.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,781 (it was $40,529 in 2000)
Cerro Gordo:

$60,781
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,988 (it was $16,635 in 2000)

Cerro Gordo village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,731 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Cerro Gordo:

$97,731
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $93,605; Detached houses: $93,229

Median gross rent in 2016: $512.

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  • Races in Cerro Gordo, IL (2010)

    Cerro Gordo races chart
    • 1,37197.7%White alone
    • 120.9%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cerro Gordo: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (10.5%), English (9.2%), American (8.5%), Scottish (4.2%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/07/1901

Elevation: 742 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,834 people per square mile   (low).

Cerro Gordo,IL real estate house value index trend

Cerro Gordo, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Cerro Gordo:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cerro Gordo village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

14 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,847 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,452 (1.6%)

Cerro Gordo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (11.5 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (119.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (145.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: LaPlace, IL (2.5 miles ), Oreana, IL (2.8 miles ), Argenta, IL (2.8 miles ), Cisco, IL (2.9 miles ), Long Creek, IL (2.9 miles ), Bement, IL (3.0 miles ), Hammond, IL (3.1 miles ), Mount Zion, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 88.73 W

Area code: 217

Cerro Gordo household income distribution Cerro Gordo home values distribution

Crime rates in Cerro Gordo (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (681.3 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (227.1 per 100,000)
  • 12 thefts (908.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Crime rates in Cerro Gordo (2011):

  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 240.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.71
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Cerro Gordo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cerro Gordo-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Cerro Gordo village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cerro Gordo-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 109.4 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 86.8 miles away from Cerro Gordo 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 141.3 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 108.8 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 96.2 miles away from Cerro Gordo 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 193.3 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 Piatt County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cerro Gordo topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlie Taylor (mechanic) - Engineer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cerro Gordo:

  • BEMENT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BEMENT, IL)
  • BEACON STREET PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • HICKORY STREET PLACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • FORTY-FOURTH STREET PLACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • SPRING CREEK TERRACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • DIALYSIS CENTERS OF AMERICA-ILLINOIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)

airports located in Cerro Gordo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cerro Gordo:

  • Richland Community College (about 9 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 14 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Parkland College (about 29 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 31 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Lake Land College (about 37 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 41 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 44 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)

Public high school in Cerro Gordo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cerro Gordo:

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Library in Cerro Gordo:

  • HOPE WELTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $89,852; Location: 100 SOUTH MADISON STREET; 16,924 books; 578 audio materials; 1,278 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cerro Gordo: Cerro Gordo Fire Protection District (A), Cerro Gordo Community Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cerro Gordo: United Methodist Church of Cerro Gordo (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Piatt 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 2013 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.6%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Cerro Gordo, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cerro Gordo (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Cerro Gordo: State Bank Of Cerro Gordo at 101 South Madison Street, branch established on 1894/05/24. Info updated 2009/05/12: Bank assets: $24.1 mil, Deposits: $20.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Bement Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Illinois average:

12.1

Cerro Gordo travel time to work - commute Cerro Gordo mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cerro Gordo village (based on Piatt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,50713
Evangelical Protestant2,26219
Catholic7612
Other11
None10,198-
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: 4
Piatt County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Piatt County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Piatt County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Piatt County:

26.5%
Illinois:

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

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cerro Gordo:

58.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

30.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cerro Gordo:

49.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cerro Gordo:

6.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cerro Gordo:

6.6
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

45.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Cerro Gordo:

43.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

71.8%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cerro Gordo, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,950
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,642
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,475$41,7003$1,992
Streets and Highways 1$7,307$87,6840$0
Water Supply 2$15,907$95,4420$0
Totals for Government 4$26,689$80,06712$5,584

Cerro Gordo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $169,000 ($124.36)
    Regular Highways: $137,000 ($100.81)
    Financial Administration: $91,000 ($66.96)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($37.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($10.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $140,000 ($103.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($11.77)

Cerro Gordo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($21.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($9.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $246,000 ($181.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $134,000 ($98.60)
    Highways: $40,000 ($29.43)
  • Tax - Property: $86,000 ($63.28)
    NEC: $10,000 ($7.36)

Cerro Gordo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($202.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $205,000 ($150.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($183.96)
    Other, NEC: $190,000 ($139.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($18.40)
    Other, NEC: $15,000 ($11.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $910,000 ($669.61)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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  2.14% ($39,576 average AGI)
from Macon County, IL  0.93% ($37,381)
from Douglas County, IL  0.42% ($40,250)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
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  1.88% ($39,646 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.99% ($42,060)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.33% ($42,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cerro Gordo:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cerro Gordo:

  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W261CQ (100.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • W203BD (88.5 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cerro Gordo:

  • 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)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)

Cerro Gordo fatal accident list:

Dec 31, 1991 01:20 AM, Monroe St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 12489 Angle Crossing Road (98647) (Lat: 39.879639 Lon: -88.746000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA742
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2017, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Dane Ershen, Sw Corner Of Angle Crossing Rd. And Cr 000e (Lat: 39.879639 Lon: -88.746000), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS A-3
  • Lottie L Thompson, Sw Corner Of Angle Crossing Rd. And Cr 000e (Lat: 39.879639 Lon: -88.746000), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Lottie L Thompson, Sw Corner Of Angle Crossing Rd. And Cr 000e (Lat: 39.879639 Lon: -88.746000), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, Sw Corner Of Angle Crossing Rd. And Cr 000e (Lat: 39.879639 Lon: -88.746000), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 17115 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.856944 Lon: -88.732778, Call Sign: WQVP684, Licensee ID: L01700544
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.377 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 04/09/2025, Certifier: Danny JacksonRegistrant: Cerro Gordo Township Road Dist., Cerro Gordo, IL 61818, Phone: (217) 855-8898

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, South & Madison St (Lat: 39.890306 Lon: -88.732000), Overall height: 17.4 m, Call Sign: WNTE223
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.850 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 08/03/2018Registrant: State Bank Of Bement, 180 E Bodman St, Bement, IL 61813-0140, Phone: (217) 678-2311, Fax: (217) 678-5321, Email:
  • CGDF365A0, Lat: 39.890000 Lon: -88.729500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • CGDF365A90, Lat: 39.890000 Lon: -88.729500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • CGDF365A180, Lat: 39.890000 Lon: -88.729500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • CGDF365A270, Lat: 39.890000 Lon: -88.729500, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • Cerro Gordo, Lat: 39.889556 Lon: -88.737472, Type: Upole, Structure height: 14.3 m, Overall height: 16.3 m, Call Sign: WQMQ667
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/23/2020, Certifier: Richard A HamiltonRegistrant: Ameren Services Co., 1901 Chouteau Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63166-6149, Phone: (314) 554-3545, Fax: (314) 554-4242, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9SLU, Licensee ID: L00712241, Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2018, Certifier: Doug M Clark, Registrant: Doug M Clark, 517 S Jefferson - Apt 301, Cerro Gordo, IL 61818
  • Call Sign: N2SJB, Licensee ID: L00293556, Grant Date: 06/04/2013, Expiration Date: 08/24/2023, Certifier: Richard B Robrock, Registrant: Richard B Robrock, 112 E 1045 North Road, Cerro Gordo, IL 61818
  • Call Sign: N9VVN, Licensee ID: L00201266, Grant Date: 12/28/1993, Expiration Date: 12/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2005, Registrant: Earl R Smith, 314 N Jefferson, Cerro Gordo, IL 61818
  • Call Sign: WA9SHR, Licensee ID: L00347302, Grant Date: 08/25/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: Roy W Hufford, Registrant: Roy W Hufford, 11605 Cerro Gordo Blacktop, Cerro Gordo, IL 61818-3031
  • Call Sign: KB9WUC, Licensee ID: L00274222, Grant Date: 08/04/2000, Expiration Date: 08/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2012, Certifier: Florence J Keller, Registrant: Florence J Keller, 203 Carmi, Cerro Gordo, IL 61818

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: SCOTT T GAITROS MAGNI M16 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914UL (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 308SG , Serial Number: 16138114, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Scott T Gaitros, 1032 N State Highway 32, Cerro Gordo, IL 61818

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

CERRO GORDO (Population served: 1,400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Cerro Gordo, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1579.5 years
Mary1180.1 years
George982.5 years
Ruth987.6 years
John977.2 years
Charles981.9 years
James876.2 years
Dorothy877.3 years
Edith785.9 years
Gladys682.3 years
Most common last names in Cerro Gordo, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1478.4 years
Krall877.9 years
Baker876.5 years
Dobson880.5 years
Cripe878.5 years
Morr775.6 years
Born785.8 years
Gisinger674.9 years
Conley676.4 years
Hiser679.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Cerro Gordo 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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