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Population in 2012: 1,140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 

Males: 628  (55.1%)
Females: 512  (44.9%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62920.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,072 (it was $26,364 in 2000)
Cobden:

$39,072
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,615

Cobden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,864 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Cobden:

$67,864
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,540; Detached houses: $79,477; Mobile homes: $36,327

Median gross rent in 2012: $532.

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Cobden races chart
  • White alone - 753 (64.3%)
  • Hispanic - 365 (31.2%)
  • Black alone - 26 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cobden: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Cobden, Illinois on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Cobden is mentioned 32 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (14.7%), Irish (11.8%), English (6.3%), United States (5.0%), French (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/31/1901

Elevation: 616 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 928 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cobden:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cobden village:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

212 residents are foreign born

This village:  16.0%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cobden, Illinois as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cobden to the number of sex offenders is 570 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $454 (0.8%)

Cobden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (92.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alto Pass, IL (2.1 miles ), Anna, IL (2.3 miles ), Jonesboro, IL (2.4 miles ), Makanda, IL (2.4 miles ), Dongola, IL (3.6 miles ), Mill Creek, IL (3.6 miles) , Carbondale, IL (3.7 miles ), Grand Tower, IL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 89.26 W

Area code: 618

Cobden household income distribution Cobden home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cobden by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0100001000000
per 100,000 0.089.60.00.00.00.090.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.093.40.00.0
Assaults 5700743016003
per 100,000 448.0627.20.00.0639.9363.0272.20.090.3546.40.00.0260.6
Burglaries 1144173332013
per 100,000 89.689.6358.4365.391.4635.2272.2270.5270.8182.10.086.2260.6
Thefts 10877881147147510
per 100,000 896.1716.8627.2639.3731.3726.0998.2360.7631.81275.0653.6431.0868.8
Auto thefts 0111021400000
per 100,000 0.089.689.691.30.0181.590.7360.70.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000020000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0180.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 137.1249.059.760.8170.3167.2201.264.864.8180.156.424.2109.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Illinois average:

2.76

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-2.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Cobden-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Cobden village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cobden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 20% 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 98.0 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 29.7 miles away from Cobden center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.0 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 86.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from Cobden center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 96.7 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 Union County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Cobden:

  • VILLAGE INN-COBDEN (Hospital, 114 ASH STREET)
  • COBDEN REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 430 SOUTH FRONT STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cobden:

  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • ORCHARD COURT (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, about 5 miles away; ANNA, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Cobden, IL

Airports located in Cobden:

Amtrak station near Cobden:

  • 14 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 Cobden:

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 13 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 16,261)
  • John A Logan College (about 18 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 22 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 72 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Mineral Area College (about 73 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 78 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)

Public high school in Cobden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cobden:

See full list of schools located in Cobden, School District: COBDEN SCHOOL UNIT DISTRICT 17

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Notable locations in Cobden: Cobden City Hall (A), Cobden Museum (B), Cobden Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Union 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  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

COBDEN (Population served: 1181, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-24-2005 and SEP-08-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-24-2005 and SEP-08-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for other race residents, 91.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cobden, IL

21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
62 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Cobden compared to Illinois state average:

Cobden, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Cobden (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cobden Branch at 120 South Front Street, branch established on 1900/12/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cobden travel time to work - commute


Cobden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cobden village (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.11%
Here68.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents64.3%11.3%7.5%2.9%2.9%
Congregations44.0%4.0%8.0%2.0%10.0%
NameEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.4%1.2%4.5%
Congregations2.0%2.0%4.0%4.0%20.0%
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: 4
Union County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

14.8%
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 1$1,608$19,2962$151
Other Government Administration 1$2,990$35,8808$554
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,999$31,9961$1,745
Police - Other 0$0 2$363
Streets and Highways 1$2,077$24,9240$0
Sewerage 1$3,534$42,4080$0
Water Supply 1$2,507$30,0840$0
Gas Supply 2$2,666$15,9960$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,950$35,4001$133
Totals for Government 11$26,331$28,72514$2,946

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $270,000 ($236.84)
    Regular Highways: $128,000 ($112.28)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($108.77)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($95.61)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($85.09)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($69.30)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($60.53)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($25.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($6.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($5.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $297,000 ($260.53)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($71.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $86,000 ($75.44)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($14.04)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $274,000 ($240.35)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($112.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $134,000 ($117.54)
    Highways: $31,000 ($27.19)
    All Other: $20,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $56,000 ($49.12)
    Property: $33,000 ($28.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $75,000 ($65.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($52.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($13.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $495,000 ($434.21)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.77% ($37,520 average AGI)
from Williamson County, IL  0.44% ($24,586)
from Johnson County, IL  0.26% ($34,471)


5.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.95% ($25,210 average AGI)
to Williamson County, IL  0.60% ($31,282)
to Johnson County, IL  0.34% ($18,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cobden:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WIBH (1440 AM; 1 kW; ANNA, IL; Owner: WIBH, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cobden:

  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, 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.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Cobden:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Cobden fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 2010 10:15 AM, Us-51, Lat: 37.53878889, Lon: -89.26148611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1990 05:20 PM, 911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 134
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,786

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4.7 Mi Nw (Lat: 37.571167 Lon: -89.183417), Call Sign: KSI764
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/1998, Expiration Date: 02/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2004
    Registrant: State Of Illinois, Department Of Transportation, 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Room 009, Springfield, IL 62764, Phone: (217) 782-7234, Fax: (217) 782-1927, Email:
  • 4.7 Mi Nw (Lat: 37.571167 Lon: -89.183417), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KBK253
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.350 MHz, 453.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2004, Expiration Date: 09/27/2014
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Suite 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • Giant City State Pk 4.7 Mi Nw (Lat: 37.571167 Lon: -89.183417), Call Sign: KFX395
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHz, 159.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 05/07/2015
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Suite 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 4.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 37.571167 Lon: -89.183417), Call Sign: KSO614, Licensee ID: L00006951
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 05/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2010
    Registrant: State Of Illinois, 801 S. 7th St. - Ste. 103-S, Springfield, IL 62794-9461, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 524-4396, Email:
  • 4.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 37.571167 Lon: -89.183417), Call Sign: WNBM808
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2004, Expiration Date: 01/18/2015
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • COBDEN, 2 Mi S Of Makanda 4.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 37.571139 Lon: -89.183389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQQI647
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2012, Expiration Date: 12/28/2022, Certifier: Jeff Sexton
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ridge 4 Mi Ne Of Cobden Il & 1 1/3 (Lat: 37.572556 Lon: -89.183139), Call Sign: WQA903, Licensee ID: L00294623
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Wpsd-Tv, LLC, 201 South 4th Street P.O. Box 1680, Paducah, KY 42002-1680

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cobden)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Cobden, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3379.6 years
John2973.4 years
William2772.3 years
Charles2474.3 years
James1878.2 years
George1780.9 years
Robert1775.5 years
Raymond1279.5 years
Ruth1284.3 years
Helen1181.2 years
Most common last names in Cobden, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2078.3 years
Basler1573.7 years
Casper1479.8 years
Johnson1379.6 years
Williams1275.8 years
Miller1178.7 years
Walker1172.9 years
Aldridge1084.4 years
Clutts1076.2 years
Rich976.2 years

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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
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