Curran, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 212 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Males: 96  (45.3%)
Females: 116  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,782
Curran:

$53,782
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,576

Curran village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $140,300
Curran:

$140,300
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $73,119; Detached houses: $106,493; Mobile homes: $25,187

Median gross rent in 2016: $766.

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  • Races in Curran, IL (2010)

    Curran races chart
    • 20596.7%White alone
    • 52.4%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Curran: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.3%), American (7.5%), Irish (7.5%), European (6.0%), English (4.5%), Lithuanian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/24/2005

Elevation: 626 feet

For population 25 years and over in Curran:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%

For population 15 years and over in Curran village:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,154 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,066 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (7.1 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (81.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (181.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Leland Grove, IL (2.3 miles ), Jerome, IL (2.3 miles ), Loami, IL (2.5 miles ), Chatham, IL (2.5 miles ), Southern View, IL (2.6 miles ), Springfield, IL (2.7 miles ), Berlin, IL (2.7 miles) , New Berlin, IL (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 89.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Curran household income distribution Curran home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (2%)
  • Sales and related occupations (2%)

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

Tornado activity:

Curran-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Curran village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Curran-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 134.9 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 119.4 miles away from Curran 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 162.0 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 135.4 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 178.6 miles away from Curran center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 120.1 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 Sangamon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Curran:

  • CONCORDIA VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ADVANCED HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • DAVITA - SPRINGFIELD MONTVALE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • FIRST CARE HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • GAINES MILL PLACE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • SANGAMON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • LEWIS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN VLG (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Curran:

  • 8 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Curran:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 9 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 9 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 43 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 48 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 60 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 67 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Bradley University (about 67 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)

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Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.8%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Curran village (based on Sangamon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
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: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

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

13.0%
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$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$185
Totals for Government 0$0 9$235

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($69 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.38% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.22% ($37,706)
from Christian County, IL  0.19% ($36,387)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($35,734 average AGI)
to Christian County, IL  0.19% ($32,861)
to Menard County, IL  0.19% ($37,592)

Strongest AM radio stations in Curran:

  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Curran:

  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W205BG (88.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Curran:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • 79,875Total average daily traffic
  • 15,286Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • CURRAN SAD, Detector; Railroad Mp Dh-423.1 (Lat: 39.741389 Lon: -89.771222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNFJ766
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.440 MHz, 161.115 MHz, 160.695 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2024, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtreet Street, Ne , Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.75 Mi W Of Int Of / 7s & 65 W (Lat: 39.699750 Lon: -89.782028), Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: KNLM422
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.062 MHzExpiration Date: 02/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/07/1999Registrant: Airtouch Paging, 12221 Merit Dr., Suite #800, Dallas, TX 75251, Phone: (972) 860-3269, Fax: (972) 860-3248, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Curran 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.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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