Chillicothe, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 6,135 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 2,941  (47.9%)
Females: 3,194  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61523.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,191 (it was $40,697 in 2000)
Chillicothe:

$49,191
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,025 (it was $22,118 in 2000)

Chillicothe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,320 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Chillicothe:

$114,320
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $150,713; Detached houses: $152,178; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,705; In 2-unit structures: $111,640; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,930; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,621; Mobile homes: $15,680

Median gross rent in 2013: $583.

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  • Races in Chillicothe, IL (2013)

    Chillicothe races chart
    • 5,69291.1%White alone
    • 3645.8%Hispanic
    • 921.5%Asian alone
    • 350.6%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Black alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chillicothe: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Irish (17.1%), English (9.7%), United States (7.5%), Swedish (3.4%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1873

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 4.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,242 people per square mile   (low).

Chillicothe,IL real estate house value index trend

Chillicothe, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Chillicothe:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chillicothe city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

186 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Chillicothe, Illinois as of July 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Chillicothe to the number of sex offenders is 437 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,548 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,293 (2.2%)

Chillicothe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (15.1 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (113.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rome, IL (1.8 miles ), Hopewell, IL (2.2 miles ), Spring Bay, IL (2.6 miles ), Bay View Gardens, IL (2.8 miles ), Sparland, IL (2.8 miles ), Lacon, IL (2.9 miles ), Washburn, IL (3.2 miles ), Dunlap, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $268,900
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $269,100
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $258,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.92 N, Longitude: 89.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -559 (-9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 996 (36.4%)

Area code: 309

Chillicothe household income distribution Chillicothe home values distribution

Crime rates in Chillicothe by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.40.00.00.0
Rapes 33123322151N/A0
per 100,000 50.051.417.334.451.951.634.233.916.881.816.4N/A0.0
Robberies 000110012618110
per 100,000 0.00.00.017.217.30.00.016.9437.4294.416.416.30.0
Assaults 141421181622291700191212
per 100,000 233.5239.8363.4309.6276.8378.5495.5288.10.00.0310.9195.6194.0
Burglaries 313115171219187271321208
per 100,000 517.0531.1259.6292.4207.6326.9307.5118.6454.2212.6343.6326.0129.3
Thefts 153153100124113116129123136859911894
per 100,000 2,551.72,621.21,730.72,132.81,954.71,995.92,204.02,084.42,288.01,390.01,620.01,923.41,519.8
Auto thefts 55466971355625
per 100,000 83.485.769.2103.2103.8154.9119.6220.384.181.898.232.680.8
Arson 0000042000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.068.834.20.00.00.016.40.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 246.3253.0190.8221.8215.9246.8261.2211.7292.1280.1188.1169.5122.4

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Crime rate in Chillicothe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-0.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Chillicothe, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chillicothe, Illinois average temperatures Chillicothe, Illinois average precipitation Chillicothe, Illinois humidity Chillicothe, Illinois wind speed Chillicothe, Illinois snowfall Chillicothe, Illinois sunshine Chillicothe, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Chillicothe-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Chillicothe city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Chillicothe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 190.9 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 168.4 miles away from Chillicothe 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 48.5 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 222.5 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 190.4 miles away from Chillicothe center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 177.4 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 Peoria County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chillicothe topographic map

Birthplace of: Zach McAllister - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chillicothe:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH-CHILLICOTHE (1028 HILLCREST DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chillicothe:

  • ST JOSEPH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LACON, IL)
  • LUTHERAN HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PEORIA, IL)
  • ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PEORIA, IL)
  • OSF HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PEORIA, IL)
  • SNYDER VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; METAMORA, IL)
  • HOME BOUND HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PEORIA, IL)
  • AFFILIATED HOME DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; EAST PEORIA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chillicothe:

  • Illinois Central College (about 15 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 17 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 34 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Heartland Community College (about 37 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 39 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 40 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Black Hawk College (about 63 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Public high school in Chillicothe:

Private high school in Chillicothe:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 70, Location: 1028 W CLOVERDALE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chillicothe:

  • CHILLICOTHE ELEMENTARY CENTER (Students: 476, Location: 914 W TRUITT AVE, Grades: 4-5)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 616 W HICKORY ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • CHILLICOTHE JR HIGH (Location: 914 W TRUITT AVE, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Chillicothe:

  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 129, Location: 1221 N 5TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Chillicothe

Library in Chillicothe:

  • CHILLICOTHE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $710,863; Location: 430 NORTH BRADLEY AVENUE; 38,394 books; 2,649 audio materials; 1,076 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The George Zeller Mental Health Center in Peoria is now the Illinois Central College North Campus. added by Jeff

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Notable locations in Chillicothe: Chillicothe Station (A), Chillicothe Community Fire Department Station 2 (B), Chillicothe Police Station (C), Peace Community Center (D), Chillicothe Community Fire Department Station 1 (E), Chillicothe Public Library (F), Ambulance Rescue 33 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chillicothe include: Chillicothe Assembly of God Church (A), Chillicothe Bible Church (B), Chillicothe Christian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (F), Plymouth Congregational Church (G), Saint Edwards Catholic Church (H), Saint Francis Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Chillicothe: Santa Fe Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chillicothe Historical Society (Museums; 723 North 4th Street).

Hotel: Economy Inn (328 North Fourth).

Peoria 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 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 3.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.1% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.0% of all households
95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Chillicothe in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Chillicothe, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Chillicothe (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Chillicothe: First National Bank Of Chillicothe at 900 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.7 mil, Deposits: $61.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Chillicothe Corp.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Chillicothe Branch at 1007 North 4th Street, branch established on 1933/03/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • South Side Trust & Savings Bank of Peoria: 917 North Fourth Street Branch at 917 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $668.3 mil, Deposits: $535.4 mil, headquarters in Peoria, IL, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Mid Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commerce Bank: Chillicothe Branch at 1057 N 2nd St, branch established on 1971/02/15. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Illinois average:

12.4

Chillicothe travel time to work - commute Chillicothe mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Chillicothe city (based on Peoria County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,685123
Catholic26,16520
Other22,27616
Mainline Protestant18,34356
Black Protestant3,48215
Orthodox3962
None85,147-
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: 36
Peoria County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Peoria County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 159
Here:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Peoria County:

28.2%
Illinois:

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

13.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Chillicothe:

28.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chillicothe:

34.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Chillicothe:

55.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chillicothe, 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 2$7,946$47,6760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$3,700
Police Protection - Officers 10$45,768$54,9221$390
Police - Other 5$16,643$39,9432$901
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,034
Streets and Highways 2$7,990$47,9401$1,597
Sewerage 2$7,866$47,1961$1,554
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$164
Water Supply 3$10,488$41,9521$1,597
Other and Unallocable 3$10,109$40,4360$0
Totals for Government 27$106,810$47,47119$10,937

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $847,000 ($138.06)
    Police Protection: $628,000 ($102.36)
    Regular Highways: $498,000 ($81.17)
    Financial Administration: $327,000 ($53.30)
    Water Utilities: $316,000 ($51.51)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($24.61)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($12.55)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($6.85)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($4.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $197,000 ($32.11)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($5.54)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($3.10)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($1.30)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,081,000 ($176.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $204,000 ($33.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $191,000 ($31.13)
    Interest Earnings: $129,000 ($21.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $307,000 ($50.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,129,000 ($184.03)
    All Other: $337,000 ($54.93)
    Highways: $167,000 ($27.22)
  • Tax - Property: $446,000 ($72.70)
    NEC: $86,000 ($14.02)
    Public Utilities: $25,000 ($4.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,120,000 ($508.56)

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tazewell County, IL  1.32% ($34,650 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($37,812)
from Woodford County, IL  0.20% ($51,184)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($489 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.49% ($38,909 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($41,281)
to Woodford County, IL  0.25% ($52,554)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chillicothe:

  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chillicothe:

  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chillicothe:

  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
Chillicothe fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Chillicothe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 23,775Total average daily traffic
  • 1,422Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chillicothe)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1831 N Santa Fe Ave (Lat: 40.929472 Lon: -89.495361), Call Sign: WNKY636, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • BNSF DEPOT, Bnsf Depot 1831 North Santa Fe Avenue (Lat: 40.929472 Lon: -89.495361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPEG473
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.560 MHz, 160.650 MHzGrant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 02/24/2024, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Pump House #5, N Side Of Chestnut St, Just E Of Rr Tracks (Lat: 40.918639 Lon: -89.485833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQFF500
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.450 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2006, Expiration Date: 07/01/2016, Certifier: Thomas F SmaidrisRegistrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 N John Rodes Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32934, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:
  • Cloverdale Tower #3, 150m S Of Intersection Of N Leonard Dr & E Cloverdale Rd (Lat: 40.906250 Lon: -89.509250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQFH468
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.450 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2006, Expiration Date: 07/15/2016, Certifier: Thomas F SmaidrisRegistrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 N John Rodes Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32934, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:
  • Lat: 40.849500 Lon: -89.548694, Call Sign: WQML402
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 452.787 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/13/2020, Certifier: Jeff RoeRegistrant: Spectrum License Consultants Inc, 6713 Club Meadows Drive, Amarillo, TX 79124, Phone: (806) 352-4810, Fax: (806) 352-4830, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chillicothe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chillicothe)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$102,59028$134,856129$109,4828$82,4242$439,7859$97,0440$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$68,9251$63,6203$70,6870$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$101,1972$76,17521$123,5075$20,9840$01$48,0001$27,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$101,3831$47,44018$120,5761$5,5800$03$46,8800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$142,8650$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0036.01 , 0036.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$174,0786$125,887
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,5302$169,235
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$55,8100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0036.01 , 0036.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CHILLICOTHE (Population served: 5,996, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2006)
RIVER BEACH PUB & EATERY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BUFFALO HOLLOW FARMS WATER ASSOC (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Chillicothe, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7276.2 years
William7273.0 years
Mary5877.5 years
Charles5276.2 years
Robert4873.2 years
George4177.1 years
James3971.8 years
Ruth3380.7 years
Helen3381.7 years
Dorothy3276.9 years
Most common last names in Chillicothe, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3074.5 years
Smith2278.8 years
Brown1878.1 years
Williams1879.6 years
Davis1775.9 years
Miller1775.0 years
Mclaughlin1578.1 years
Anderson1476.4 years
Martin1473.3 years
King1474.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Chillicothe, IL
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Circle K2Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Goodwill5True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Kroger1UPS1

Chillicothe compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 16 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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