Coleta, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 80  (53.1%)
Females: 72  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

28.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 61081

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,318 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Coleta:

$58,318
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,864 (it was $17,439 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,026 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Coleta:

$92,026
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $109,698; detached houses: $109,432

Median gross rent in 2019: $740.

March 2019 cost of living index in Coleta: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.0%
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  • Races in Coleta, IL (2019)
    • 18997.4%White alone
    • 31.5%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (54.7%), German (29.1%), Dutch (9.4%), Norwegian (1.7%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/19/1914

Elevation: 815 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 334 people per square mile   (very low).

Coleta, Illinois map

12 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 1.9% Europe).

This village:

7.7%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,551 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (45.4 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (83.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (109.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Milledgeville, IL (2.1 miles ),
Chadwick, IL (2.9 miles ),
Sterling, IL (3.1 miles ),
Como, IL (3.1 miles ),
Morrison, IL (3.3 miles ),
Rock Falls, IL (3.3 miles ),
Nelson, IL (3.6 miles),
Polo, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.91 N, Longitude: 89.81 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Coleta, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Coleta, IL in 2019

Coleta satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Coleta, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (31.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (10.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (34.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Construction (26.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (19.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (15.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (11.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (7.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.7%)
Most common occupations in Coleta, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (14.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (24.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Electricians (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (34.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (15.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)

Average climate in Coleta, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.3. This is about average.

City:

73.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Coleta-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Coleta village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coleta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 88% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.5 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 236.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 291.5 miles away from Coleta center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 258.8 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 Whiteside County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coleta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Coleta:

  • DAVITA - WHITESIDE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • STERLING PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • COVENTRY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • CASA WILLIS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • HAMMETT HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • STERN SQUARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • GAFFEY HOME NURSING AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STERLING, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coleta:

  • Ashford University (about 21 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Black Hawk College (about 45 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 46 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 48 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 48 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Augustana College (about 48 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 48 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Points of interest:

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Whiteside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Coleta:

Marital status in Coleta, IL
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Coleta:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coleta, IL (based on Whiteside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,16243
Evangelical Protestant10,75754
Catholic10,2359
Other5053
None23,839-
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: 8
Whiteside County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Whiteside County:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Whiteside County:

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Whiteside County:

12.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Coleta:

45.2%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.9%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Coleta:

20.8%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Coleta:

14.5%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Coleta:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.8%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Coleta:

82.1%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coleta, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 10$8,769
Totals for Government 0$0 10$8,769

3.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, IL  0.60% ($41,394 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.48% ($43,035)
from Carroll County, IL  0.26% ($40,656)


4.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, IL  0.70% ($37,353 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  0.42% ($33,530)
to Rock Island County, IL  0.31% ($38,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coleta:

  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coleta:

  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Coleta:

  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.0mTotal length
  • 4,000Total average daily traffic
  • 337Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,550Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Coleta, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Coleta, IL

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA9QYQ, Licensee ID: L00276783, Grant Date: 07/08/2005, Expiration Date: 08/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2017, Registrant: Gerald L Borgmann, 108 North Main Street, Coleta, IL 61081-5105

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Coleta, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Coleta, IL
    • 6655.9%Structure Fires
    • 3832.2%Outside Fires
    • 75.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 75.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coleta, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coleta, IL
  • 93.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coleta, IL
  • 57.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.9%Utility gas


Coleta compared to Illinois 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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