Creal Springs, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 535 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.8%
Males: 309  (57.9%)
Females: 226  (42.1%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62922.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,967 (it was $25,272 in 2000)
Creal Springs:

$27,967
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,045 (it was $13,483 in 2000)

Creal Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $46,404 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Creal Springs:

$46,404
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $55,868; detached houses: $59,553; mobile homes: $39,582

Median gross rent in 2017: $500.

March 2019 cost of living index in Creal Springs: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.5%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Creal Springs, IL (2010)
    • 51294.3%White alone
    • 173.1%Two or more races
    • 91.7%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Creal Springs, Illinois as of September 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Creal Springs is 55 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (30.7%), American (21.1%), German (16.7%), Italian (11.4%), Greek (6.1%), Scottish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/14/1898

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 540 people per square mile   (low).

Creal Springs, Illinois map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $728 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $560 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (74.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (103.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Burnside, IL (2.1 miles ),
Stonefort, IL (2.7 miles ),
Crab Orchard, IL (2.8 miles ),
Goreville, IL (3.0 miles ),
Marion, IL (3.0 miles ),
Pittsburg, IL (3.3 miles ),
Spillertown, IL (3.3 miles ),
Simpson, IL (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Creal Springs, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Creal Springs, IL in 2017
Creal Springs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Creal Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (13.8%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (34.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.7%)
  • Retail florists (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Creal Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (23.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Creal Springs, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Creal Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Creal Springs city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Creal Springs-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 77.5 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 49.5 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 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 97.9 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 91.0 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 80.1 miles away from Creal Springs 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Creal Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Creal Springs:

  • CREAL SPRINGS NURSING HOME (SOUTH LINE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Creal Springs:

  • MARION REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP CARE CENTER-MARION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • DAVITA - MARION DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • FRANKLIN WILLIAMSON BI COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • MARION IL VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 10 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • FMC - WILLIAMSON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MARION, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Creal Springs:

  • John A Logan College (about 17 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 22 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 36 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 44 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 68 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 68 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)

Public elementary/middle school in Creal Springs:

  • ADAMS SCHOOL (Location: 400 LINE ST, Grades: PK-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Williamson County Fire Protection District Station 7 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Creal Springs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Williamson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.4%
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: 0.4% of all households
35 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Creal Springs (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Marion: Creal Springs Facility at 201 W. Blue Avenue, branch established on 1993/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/08: Bank assets: $330.2 mil, Deposits: $261.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Creal Springs:

Marital status in Creal Springs, IL
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Creal Springs:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Creal Springs, IL (based on Williamson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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.
Illinois:

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

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

28.0%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Creal Springs:

51.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Creal Springs:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Creal Springs:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Creal Springs:

41.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Creal Springs:

57.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Creal Springs:

80.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Creal Springs, 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
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,357$28,2843$1,200
Water Supply 1$1,778$21,3360$0
Sewerage 1$1,713$20,5560$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,886$34,6320$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$921
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 3$3,183
Totals for Government 4$8,734$26,20215$5,304

Creal Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $118,000 ($220.56)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $143,000 ($267.29)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($241.12)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($123.36)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($121.50)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($61.68)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($37.38)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($20.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($20.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($22.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $356,000 ($665.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $117,000 ($218.69)

Creal Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($115.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $246,000 ($459.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $148,000 ($276.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $170,000 ($317.76)
    Gas Utilities: $139,000 ($259.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000 ($136.45)
    Highways: $14,000 ($26.17)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($78.50)
    Other License: $9,000 ($16.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($5.61)

Creal Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000 ($828.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000 ($740.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $342,000 ($639.25)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000 ($551.40)

Creal Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $357,000 ($667.29)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Jackson County, IL  1.07% ($35,919 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.91% ($37,017)
from Johnson County, IL  0.30% ($49,724)


6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.83% ($32,095 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.74% ($34,809)
to Johnson County, IL  0.37% ($44,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Creal Springs:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • 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.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Creal Springs:

  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)

TV broadcast stations around Creal Springs:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 171Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Creal Springs)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Webq-Fm Trans Site (Lat: 37.612556 Lon: -88.867556), Structure height: 172 m, Call Sign: KPJ448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.850 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/1988, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Registrant: Sciarrino & Shubert, Pllc, 5425 Tree Line Drive, Centreville, VA 20120, Phone: (202) 350-9658, Fax: (703) 991-7120, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Railroad St (Lat: 37.619778 Lon: -88.838389), Call Sign: KNEK321, Licensee ID: L00571126,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2002, Expiration Date: 12/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2013, Registrant: City Of Creal Springs, City Hall Rt 166, Creal Springs, IL 62922, Phone: (618) 996-2311

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CREAL SPRINGS, 2 Mi W (Lat: 37.613889 Lon: -88.872222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 293.2 m, Overall height: 316.2 m, Call Sign: WQIA720,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Certifier: Steve Wheeler, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce Et Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • Creal, 2 Mi W (Lat: 37.613889 Lon: -88.872222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 293.2 m, Overall height: 316.2 m, Call Sign: WLO657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2097.50 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/1989, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce Et Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • WSIL Transmitter, 2 Mi W Of Creal Springs (Lat: 37.613889 Lon: -88.872222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 293.2 m, Overall height: 316.2 m, Call Sign: WLP408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/1989, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce Et Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Wsil-Tv Tower (Lat: 37.612806 Lon: -88.872278), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 316.4 m, Call Sign: KNKK555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.075 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Creal Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GULLEDGE ROBERT E RGI (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 101ZX , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Gulledge, Po Box 157, Creal Springs, IL 62922
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/25/2016

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 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 35 took place in 2014, and the least - 8 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Creal Springs, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.4%), and Structure Fires (42.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Creal Springs, IL
    • 14945.4%Outside Fires
    • 13842.1%Structure Fires
    • 4012.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Creal Springs, IL
Most common first names in Creal Springs, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4177.2 years
James2774.0 years
John1875.3 years
Mary1782.1 years
Robert1771.3 years
Charles1469.6 years
Helen1278.4 years
Earl1182.5 years
George1177.7 years
Ray1072.4 years
Most common last names in Creal Springs, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holmes1773.6 years
Taylor1679.2 years
Johns1576.9 years
Davis1578.8 years
Tanner1472.7 years
Smith1380.3 years
Odum1283.4 years
Adams1174.4 years
Deaton1175.6 years
Marks971.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Creal Springs, IL
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Creal Springs, IL
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 5.4%No fuel used


Creal Springs compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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.

Creal Springs on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.