Coalton, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 296 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 126  (42.7%)
Females: 170  (57.3%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62075.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,020 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Coalton:

$34,020
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,689 (it was $21,901 in 2000)

Coalton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,589 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Coalton:

$63,589
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,428; Detached houses: $99,799; Mobile homes: $43,290

Median gross rent in 2016: $561.

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  • Races in Coalton, IL (2010)

    Coalton races chart
    • 28292.8%White alone
    • 123.9%Hispanic
    • 51.6%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Black alone
    • 20.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coalton: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.7%), American (30.6%), Dutch (6.9%), Irish (2.8%), Italian (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/24/1916

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 571 people per square mile   (low).

Coalton,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Coalton:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coalton village:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

8 residents are foreign born (1.3% Africa, 1.0% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This village:

2.6%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,630 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $800 (1.4%)

Coalton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (39.2 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (68.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (196.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nokomis, IL (1.2 miles ), Wenonah, IL (1.6 miles) , Witt, IL (1.8 miles ), Ohlman, IL (2.5 miles) , Irving, IL (2.8 miles ), Oconee, IL (3.2 miles ), Fillmore, IL (3.4 miles ), Schram City, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.29 N, Longitude: 89.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Coalton household income distribution Coalton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Coalton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Coalton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Coalton village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/1/1999, a category F3 tornado 15.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Coalton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 95.5 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 82.6 miles away from Coalton 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 121.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.2 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 80.7 miles away from Coalton 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 147.1 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 Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Coalton:

  • MONTGOMERY TERRACE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NOKOMIS, IL)
  • NOKOMIS REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NOKOMIS, IL)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • PRAIRIE ROSE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PANA, IL)
  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • PARK PLACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PANA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coalton:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 35 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 36 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Millikin University (about 43 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 47 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 51 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Lake Land College (about 51 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 51 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)

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Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.1%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Coalton village (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,42441
Mainline Protestant4,11731
Catholic2,0505
Other3541
None16,159-
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: 6
Montgomery County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Coalton:

45.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Coalton:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Coalton:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Coalton:

34.4%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Coalton:

54.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coalton, 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$629
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$364
Water Supply 0$0 1$829
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,822

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $20,000 ($67.57)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($152.03)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($97.97)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($67.57)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($13.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($40.54)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,000 ($57.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($13.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($23.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($13.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($138.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $36,000 ($121.62)
    Highways: $9,000 ($30.41)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($16.89)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,000 ($70.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $21,000 ($70.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $266,000 ($898.65)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
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 Macoupin County, IL  0.92% ($31,713 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.42% ($31,935)
from Bond County, IL  0.34% ($33,838)


4.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
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 Macoupin County, IL  0.97% ($27,870 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.67% ($41,757)
to Madison County, IL  0.39% ($39,767)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coalton:

  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coalton:

  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W205BC (88.9 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)

TV broadcast stations around Coalton:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Coalton fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 1991 07:20 PM, Young St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Coalton compared to Illinois state average:

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