Cobden, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,144 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 637  (55.8%)
Females: 507  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62920.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,340 (it was $26,364 in 2000)
Cobden:

$36,340
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,931 (it was $13,978 in 2000)

Cobden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,240 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Cobden:

$70,240
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $67,745; Detached houses: $81,119; Mobile homes: $18,463

Median gross rent in 2013: $531.

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  • Races in Cobden, IL (2010)

    Cobden races chart
    • 78367.7%White alone
    • 33128.6%Hispanic
    • 262.2%Two or more races
    • 121.0%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 10.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cobden: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.9%), Irish (10.1%), United States (4.6%), English (4.0%), French (2.8%), Polish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/31/1901

Elevation: 616 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 931 people per square mile   (low).

Cobden, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Cobden:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cobden village:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

225 residents are foreign born (16.7% Latin America).

This village:

16.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cobden, Illinois as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cobden to the number of sex offenders is 1,140 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,203 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $548 (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
  • 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
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.090.70.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.093.40.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0074301600382
per 100,000 0.00.0639.9363.0272.20.090.3546.40.00.0260.6704.2177.0
Burglaries 4417333201353
per 100,000 358.4365.391.4635.2272.2270.5270.8182.10.086.2260.6440.1265.5
Thefts 77881147147510129
per 100,000 627.2639.3731.3726.0998.2360.7631.81,275.0653.6431.0868.81,056.3796.5
Auto thefts 1102140000010
per 100,000 89.691.30.0181.590.7360.70.00.00.00.00.088.00.0
Arson 0000002000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0180.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 59.760.8170.3167.2201.264.864.8180.156.424.2109.4230.089.4

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Cobden, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cobden-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 81% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 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 116.1 miles away from Cobden 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 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: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cobden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cobden:

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

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cobden:

  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • ORCHARD COURT (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • PEACHTREE ESTATES (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • HOLLY HILL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • LINCOLN SQUARE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • ANNA REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ANNA, IL)

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: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 18 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 22 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Rend Lake College (about 46 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Mineral Area College (about 71 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 72 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)

Public high school in Cobden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cobden:

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.0%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.4% for Black residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for other race residents, 92.2% 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
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, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.9
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,08542
Mainline Protestant1,34211
Catholic1,2002
Other51
None6,176-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cobden:

23.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cobden:

11.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cobden:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Cobden:

52.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cobden, 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 1$3,415$40,9801$1,913
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,014$40,0561$474
Police - Other 0$0 1$310
Streets and Highways 1$2,108$25,2960$0
Sewerage 1$2,471$29,6520$0
Water Supply 2$5,155$30,9300$0
Gas Supply 1$2,281$27,3720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,316$27,7921$151
Totals for Government 10$27,760$33,3124$2,848

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $270,000 ($236.01)
    Regular Highways: $128,000 ($111.89)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($108.39)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($95.28)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($84.79)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($69.06)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($60.31)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($25.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($6.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($5.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $297,000 ($259.62)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($71.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $86,000 ($75.17)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($13.99)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $274,000 ($239.51)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($111.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $134,000 ($117.13)
    Highways: $31,000 ($27.10)
    All Other: $20,000 ($17.48)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $56,000 ($48.95)
    Property: $33,000 ($28.85)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $75,000 ($65.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($52.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($13.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $495,000 ($432.69)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.78% ($38,308 average AGI)
from Williamson County, IL  0.26% ($29,118)
from Johnson County, IL  0.24% ($46,938)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.79% ($21,792 average AGI)
to Williamson County, IL  0.39% ($31,923)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.34% ($36,913)

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: 37.53879, Lon: -89.26149, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1990 05:20 PM, 911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 4,050Total average daily traffic
  • 267Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,566Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cobden, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (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)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HEMMER WILBUR CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 277WH , Serial Number: CH2-0900-2010, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Rex A Bridgeman, 1175 Blueberry Hill Rd, Cobden, IL 62920

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

COBDEN (Population served: 1,321, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2011)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Cobden compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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