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Population in 2012: 1,591 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 

Males: 781  (49.1%)
Females: 810  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62924.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,611 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
De Soto:

$35,611
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,260

De Soto village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,368 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
De Soto:

$70,368
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,850; Detached houses: $84,511; Mobile homes: $24,383

Median gross rent in 2012: $573.

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De Soto races chart
  • White alone - 1,446 (90.9%)
  • Black alone - 43 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in De Soto: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.8%), Irish (15.6%), English (11.8%), French (5.4%), United States (5.3%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 395 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,687 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Soto village:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

64 residents are foreign born

This village:  4.3%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,714 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,182 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (78.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (290.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hurst, IL (2.2 miles ), Bush, IL (2.4 miles ), Harrison, IL (2.5 miles ), Carbondale, IL (2.5 miles ), Cambria, IL (2.5 miles ), Elkville, IL (2.6 miles ), Murphysboro, IL (2.6 miles ), Royalton, IL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 89.23 W

Area code: 618

De Soto household income distribution De Soto home values distribution


 

Crime rates in De Soto by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.061.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 30555334142
per 100,000 181.50.0302.5305.8306.4187.4189.5253.563.2256.6125.5
Burglaries 10221202125
per 100,000 60.50.0121.0122.361.3124.90.0126.763.2128.3313.7
Thefts 2333341571395
per 100,000 121.0181.5181.5183.5183.8249.8947.6443.6821.7577.3313.7
Auto thefts 00000000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0126.40.00.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.0) 47.27.679.380.2126.958.578.980.562.586.862.0

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Crime rate in De Soto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Illinois average:

2.76

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+9.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

De Soto-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the De Soto 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 5.5 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:

De Soto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 38% 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 85.3 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 47.9 miles away from De Soto 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 79.9 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 92.6 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 87.9 miles away from De Soto center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 81.8 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 Jackson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near De Soto:

  • RAINTREE TERRACE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CARBONDALE (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 7 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 7 miles away; MURPHYSBORO, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in De Soto, IL

Amtrak stations near De Soto:

  • 7 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.
  • 14 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 De Soto:

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 7 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 16,261)
  • John A Logan College (about 9 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 39 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 52 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 62 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Mineral Area College (about 71 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)

Public elementary/middle school in De Soto:


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Notable location: Desoto Township Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: De Soto Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Jackson 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
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.2%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 78.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in De Soto, IL

61 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in nursing homes in 2000

De Soto compared to Illinois state average:

De Soto, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.


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Banks with branches in De Soto (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: De Soto Facility at 102 North Chestnut Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


De Soto travel time to work - commute


De Soto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for De Soto village (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.32%
Here40.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents27.1%11.6%9.7%9.5%9.1%
Congregations19.3%4.5%12.5%10.2%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristMuslim EstimateAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.4%5.2%4.4%2.3%15.8%
Congregations5.7%5.7%2.3%4.5%29.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Jackson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Jackson County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Jackson County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

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

9.8%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$593
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$680
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,772$35,0887$717
Police - Other 1$1,875$22,5002$485
Streets and Highways 1$2,683$32,1960$0
Sewerage 1$2,497$29,9640$0
Water Supply 1$4,074$48,8883$2,508
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$122
Totals for Government 7$19,901$34,11622$5,105

De Soto government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $204,000 ($128.22)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($89.88)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($86.74)
    Financial Administration: $128,000 ($80.45)
    Sewerage: $98,000 ($61.60)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($6.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($6.29)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($11.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $236,000 ($148.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($5.66)

De Soto government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $87,000 ($54.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($33.31)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($16.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $209,000 ($131.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $170,000 ($106.85)
    Highways: $45,000 ($28.28)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $90,000 ($56.57)
    Property: $34,000 ($21.37)

De Soto government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($91.14)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $325,000 ($204.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($87.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $290,000 ($182.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($22.00)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($3.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $826,000 ($519.17)

10.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.95%
Illinois average:

5.66%

1.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($448 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.05%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Williamson County, IL  1.23% ($25,626 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.79% ($16,550)
from Perry County, IL  0.38% ($23,611)


11.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.75%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Williamson County, IL  1.46% ($30,691 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.99% ($16,594)
to Perry County, IL  0.43% ($23,821)

Strongest AM radio stations in De Soto:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 1 kW; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: RADIO STATION WINI)
  • 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.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Soto:

  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around De Soto:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)

De Soto fatal accident list:

Feb 25, 2005 01:00 AM, Jackson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 567


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Larry Burns, 500 Burris Road (Lat: 37.786722 Lon: -89.218139), Type: 39.3, Overall height: 39.3 m
    Registrant: 3038401041, Ed.Lochrie@utcg.Com, 1554 ST. PAUL STREET
  • Jerry D Stauffer, 500 Burris Road (Lat: 37.786722 Lon: -89.218139), Type: 39.3, Overall height: 39.3 m
    Registrant: 3038401041, Ed.Lochrie@utcg.Com, 1554 ST. PAUL STREET
  • Barry Copeland, 2.5 Km Due West Of Desoto, Illinois (Lat: 37.816417 Lon: -89.265944), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 3192668402, Kenglish@v-Soft.Com, 401 MAIN STREET, SUITE 213
  • Barry Copeland, 2.5 Km Due West Of Desoto, Illinois (Lat: 37.816417 Lon: -89.265944), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 3192668402, Kenglish@v-Soft.Com, 401 MAIN STREET, SUITE 213

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 914 M Sw Of Int Of 51 & 149 (Lat: 37.814778 Lon: -89.236194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WPHP506
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/2005, Expiration Date: 06/21/2015, Certifier: Robert Chapman
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Jackson Substation, 500 Burris Road (Lat: 37.786667 Lon: -89.218194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.3 m, Call Sign: WQDS733
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2005, Expiration Date: 10/21/2015, Certifier: Larry Burns
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 842-1041, Fax: (303) 852-1029, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in De Soto)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755A SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1533D , Serial Number: 7755, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1982
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Scott N Hartwig, 633 Ariel View Ln, De Soto, IL 62924, Other Owners: Janet L Hartwig
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1627H , Serial Number: 28-7716028, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1300 Dr Springs Rd, De Soto, IL 62924
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74C , Serial Number: 17270368, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Dury Aviation Services Inc, 283 Ariel View Ln, De Soto, IL 62924



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