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Population in 2012: 2,369 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.5%
 

Males: 1,147  (48.4%)
Females: 1,222  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62822, 62865.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,325 (it was $25,045 in 2000)
Christopher:

$31,325
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,238

Christopher city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,902 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Christopher:

$43,902
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,557; Detached houses: $61,575; Mobile homes: $41,880

Median gross rent in 2012: $522.

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  • White alone - 2,310 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Christopher: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (17.0%), English (14.1%), United States (13.3%), Irish (12.5%), Italian (6.7%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/15/1906

Elevation: 443 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,680 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Christopher:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Christopher city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Christopher, Illinois as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Christopher to the number of sex offenders is 296 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $757 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $529 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (78.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (277.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: North City, IL (1.3 miles ), Buckner, IL (1.5 miles ), Valier, IL (1.8 miles ), Mulkeytown, IL (1.8 miles) , Mitchell, IL (1.9 miles ), Zeigler, IL (2.2 miles ), Orient, IL (2.4 miles ), West City, IL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $45,600
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.97 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Area code: 618

Christopher household income distribution Christopher home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Christopher by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2122102145
per 100,000 70.535.370.571.035.60.070.635.2141.7177.4
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4128232329227131113
per 100,000 1445.7987.3811.0817.11031.3779.0247.1457.6389.7461.2
Burglaries 33353232362619332123
per 100,000 1163.61234.11128.31136.81280.2920.7670.71161.6743.9815.9
Thefts 66458787765632343850
per 100,000 2327.21586.73067.73090.62702.71983.01129.51196.81346.11773.7
Auto thefts 1033352215
per 100,000 35.30.0105.8106.6106.7177.170.670.435.4177.4
Arson 0055010020
per 100,000 0.00.0176.3177.60.035.40.00.070.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 542.1389.3444.5447.9457.2325.3211.2263.8311.1390.2

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Crime rate in Christopher detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Illinois average:

2.78

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Christopher, Illinois accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-1.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Christopher-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Christopher city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Christopher-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 41% 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 71.6 miles away from the city 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 61.6 miles away from Christopher 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 86.3 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 69.4 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 74.2 miles away from Christopher center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 67.4 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 Franklin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Malkovich - (born 1953), actor, Doug Collins - (born 1951), NBA basketball player, head coach, Gene Rayburn - (1917-1999), game show host, Al Glossop - Baseball player, J. Bradley Burzynski - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Christopher:

  • ZIEGLER COLONIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ZEIGLER, IL)
  • BENTON REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • WESTSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST FRANKFORT, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Christopher, IL

Amtrak stations near Christopher:

  • 11 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Christopher:

  • John A Logan College (about 16 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 20 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 42 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 53 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 61 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 76 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)

Public high school in Christopher:

Public elementary/middle school in Christopher:

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Library in Christopher:

  • CHRISTOPHER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,838; Location: 202 EAST MARKET STREET; 17,011 books; 486 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

CHRISTOPHER (Address: 211 N THOMAS , Population served: 3164, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2004 and JAN-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2005), St BCA signed (JAN-31-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between APR-1993 and DEC-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.7%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Christopher, IL

Christopher compared to Illinois state average:

Christopher, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Christopher (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Whittington: Christopher Branch at 400 West Adelaide, branch established on 2007/08/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $109.4 mil, Deposits: $99.6 mil, headquarters in Benton, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Whittington Bancorp, Inc.
  • Banterra Bank: 506 North Victor Street Branch at 506 North Victor Street, branch established on 1943/04/28. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Christopher travel time to work - commute


Christopher mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Christopher city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.53%
Here60.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist Church
Adherents50.9%9.7%6.4%6.0%5.9%
Congregations35.3%9.2%5.0%5.9%10.9%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.1%2.6%2.5%2.0%8.8%
Congregations4.2%5.0%0.8%2.5%21.0%
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: 6
Franklin County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Franklin County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Franklin County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

14.4%
State:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$928
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$6,970
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,601
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,294$27,1067$2,398
Firefighters 0$0 22$1,506
Streets and Highways 4$9,463$28,3895$1,672
Sewerage 1$2,436$29,2320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$252
Totals for Government 10$23,193$27,83250$15,327

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

  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $277,000 ($116.93)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($112.28)
    Water Utilities: $253,000 ($106.80)
    Financial Administration: $253,000 ($106.80)
    Regular Highways: $172,000 ($72.60)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($54.88)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($41.37)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($13.09)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($12.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($8.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $399,000 ($168.43)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $206,000 ($86.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $275,000 ($116.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $31,000 ($13.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $81,000 ($34.19)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($10.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $411,000 ($173.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $333,000 ($140.57)
    Water Utilities: $265,000 ($111.86)
    Highways: $79,000 ($33.35)
    All Other: $22,000 ($9.29)
  • Tax - Property: $182,000 ($76.83)
    NEC: $5,000 ($2.11)

Christopher government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $170,000 ($71.76)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $375,000 ($158.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $375,000 ($158.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($63.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($8.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,774,000 ($748.84)

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Williamson County, IL  1.22% ($29,200 average AGI)
from Jackson County, IL  0.34% ($22,367)
from Perry County, IL  0.29% ($19,476)


5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Williamson County, IL  1.39% ($30,598 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IL  0.39% ($20,607)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.29% ($27,643)

Strongest AM radio stations in Christopher:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Christopher:

  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Christopher:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Christopher, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Christopher fatal accident list:

Feb 17, 2001 09:00 AM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 2000 09:25 AM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1984 02:55 PM, E 15th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Center Of Town (Lat: 37.973667 Lon: -89.056194), Call Sign: KNDU270
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.445 MHz, 154.070 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2004, Expiration Date: 02/08/2014
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 221 W Market St (Lat: 37.973667 Lon: -89.056194), Call Sign: KQS591, Licensee ID: L00012952
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2003, Expiration Date: 01/30/2014
    Registrant: County Of Franklin, 403 East Main, Benton, IL 62812, Phone: (618) 438-4841

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CHRISTOPHER, 5770 Satch Road (Lat: 37.990333 Lon: -89.045917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WLV458
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.75 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.990333 Lon: -89.045917), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: KUC903
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.300 MHz, 158.700 MHz, 454.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2009, Expiration Date: 07/29/2019, Certifier: Tom Jackson
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Ave, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Christopher)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CARL J BUCHMEIER CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 449HW , Serial Number: CH20194-1079
    Registrant (Individual): Carl J Buchmeier, 707 S Mulkey St, Christopher, IL 62822
  • Aircraft: HALL RON E BENSON-8BM (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 62908 , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): Ron E Hall, 311 Elm St, Christopher, IL 62822
  • Aircraft: CHALLENGER QUAD CITY BASIC SINGLE (I) (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 9228E , Serial Number: 311812
    Registrant (Individual): Carl J Buchmeier, 707 S Mulkey St, Christopher, IL 62822
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/30/1990


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Christopher, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5474.9 years
Mary5280.0 years
John5177.1 years
Charles3675.7 years
James3271.5 years
Frank2976.7 years
Anna1980.7 years
George1975.2 years
Helen1880.5 years
Robert1569.1 years
Most common last names in Christopher, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2273.3 years
Jones2176.9 years
Brown1976.2 years
Williams1772.0 years
Eickelman1475.6 years
Webb1380.5 years
Mitchell1276.1 years
Furlow1273.5 years
Kirkpatrick1178.7 years
Moore1178.4 years

Businesses in Christopher, IL

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1


Christopher on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #40 (62822) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries"
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