Colp, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 219 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 107  (49.1%)
Females: 112  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  25.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62921.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,711 (it was $14,722 in 2000)
Colp:

$28,711
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,897 (it was $13,769 in 2000)

Colp village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,768 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Colp:

$53,768
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $615.

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  • Races in Colp, IL (2010)

    Colp races chart
    • 16774.2%White alone
    • 4319.1%Black alone
    • 114.9%Two or more races
    • 31.3%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Colp: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.0%), Irish (12.6%), English (9.5%), United States (9.2%), Italian (5.4%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/16/1914

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,541 people per square mile   (low).

Colp,IL real estate house value index trend

Colp, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Colp:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colp village:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Colp, Illinois as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Colp to the number of sex offenders is 225 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $621 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $306 (0.6%)

Colp satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (84.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (85.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (288.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cambria, IL (1.6 miles ), Herrin, IL (1.7 miles ), Carterville, IL (1.8 miles ), Energy, IL (1.9 miles ), Bush, IL (2.0 miles ), Crainville, IL (2.0 miles ), Hurst, IL (2.0 miles ), Royalton, IL (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 89.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Colp household income distribution Colp home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Colp, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Colp-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Colp village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.8 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:

Colp-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 78.8 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 50.8 miles away from Colp 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 72.0 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 95.6 miles away from the city 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 95.2 miles away from Colp 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 81.5 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 Williamson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colp topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Colp:

  • HERRIN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • TIP HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 3 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • HERRIN REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • CHESTNUT MANOR (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • SHAWNEE CHRISTIAN NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • HELIA HEALTHCARE OF ENERGY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ENERGY, IL)
  • INDEPENDENCE PLACE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HERRIN, IL)

Amtrak stations near Colp:

  • 10 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.
  • 17 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colp:

  • John A Logan College (about 5 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 10 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 25 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 42 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 53 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 68 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

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Williamson 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.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.2

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

COLP (Population served: 575, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2014)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.6%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  13.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Colp compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (37%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colp village (based on Williamson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,58189
Mainline Protestant5,26829
Catholic4,7885
Other6844
Black Protestant2422
None36,794-
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: 14
Williamson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Williamson County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

28.0%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
State:

14.5%
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$1,178
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,767
Water Supply 0$0 1$2,015
Totals for Government 0$0 12$4,960

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($461.19)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($168.95)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($45.66)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($9.13)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($146.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($109.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($22.83)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($22.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($31.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($589.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($146.12)
    Highways: $6,000 ($27.40)
  • Tax - NEC: $4,000 ($18.26)
    Property: $2,000 ($9.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($410.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($369.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($41.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $268,000 ($1223.74)

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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  1.13% ($27,864 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.80% ($32,411)
from Johnson County, IL  0.31% ($34,026)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, IL  0.99% ($23,926 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.80% ($29,015)
to Saline County, IL  0.25% ($32,443)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colp:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 1 kW; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: RADIO STATION WINI)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colp:

  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)

TV broadcast stations around Colp:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)

Colp fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2009 06:24 PM, 2nd Street, Colp Street, Lat: 37.80455, Lon: -89.08196, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 1998 01:15 PM, Sr-909, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1994 04:45 AM, Mayor, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 7,700Total average daily traffic
  • 539Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,801Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB4PLA, Licensee ID: L00393226
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 09/03/2021, Certifier: Vickie J Craig
    Registrant: Vickie J Craig, Colp, IL 62921
  • Call Sign: N9GVX, Licensee ID: L01550682
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/02/2020
    Registrant: Kenneth R Robinson Mr, 901 Mayor Caliper Dr, Colp, IL 62921

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Colp, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1174.2 years
Charles669.3 years
Mary676.8 years
William669.2 years
George580.8 years
Robert576.8 years
Helen475.5 years
Albert466.2 years
Frank478.0 years
Carl378.0 years
Most common last names in Colp, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Webb1079.4 years
Rowatt673.8 years
Garvish483.5 years
Brown476.5 years
Hogg484.7 years
Meeks483.3 years
Davie378.4 years
Clark369.4 years
Anderson377.7 years
Apple370.0 years

Colp on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Personal and laundry services"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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