Deer Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 47 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 17  (36.8%)
Females: 30  (63.2%)
Median resident age:  48.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 61243

Estimated median household income in 2016: $82,641 (it was $44,167 in 2000)
Deer Grove:

$82,641
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,071 (it was $16,651 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,052 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Deer Grove:

$66,052
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $133,146; Detached houses: $133,889; Townhouses or other attached units: $178,835; In 2-unit structures: $203,100; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,039; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,862; Mobile homes: $64,817

Median gross rent in 2016: $986.

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    • 4797.9%White alone
    • 12.1%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Deer Grove: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Lithuanian (30.0%), American (15.0%), English (10.0%), German (10.0%), Irish (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/04/1937

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 103 people per square mile   (very low).

Deer Grove, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Deer Grove:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deer Grove village:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

3 residents are foreign born (7.9% Europe).

This village:

7.9%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Deer Grove, Illinois as of November 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Deer Grove to the number of sex offenders is 38 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,342 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $777 (1.1%)

Deer Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (46.7 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (102.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (105.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tampico, IL (2.3 miles ), Walnut, IL (2.5 miles ), New Bedford, IL (2.6 miles) , Harmon, IL (3.2 miles) , Manlius, IL (3.3 miles ), Rock Falls, IL (3.4 miles ), Como, IL (3.4 miles ), Ohio, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 89.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Deer Grove household income distribution Deer Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+128.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (50%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (56%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Deer Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Deer Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Deer Grove village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deer Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 238.3 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 215.1 miles away from Deer Grove center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.2 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 270.2 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) earthquake occurred 237.6 miles away from Deer Grove center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 225.1 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 Whiteside County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Deer Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Deer Grove:

  • TRANSITIONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROCK FALLS, IL)
  • ROCK FALLS REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROCK FALLS, IL)
  • WINNING WHEELS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PROPHETSTOWN, IL)
  • STERN SQUARE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • CASA WILLIS (Hospital, about 13 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • STRIVE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PROPHETSTOWN, IL)
  • EXCEPTIONAL CARE AND TRAINING CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STERLING, IL)

airports located in Deer Grove:

Amtrak station near Deer Grove:

  • 20 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Grove:

  • Ashford University (about 32 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 37 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Black Hawk College (about 41 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 45 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Augustana College (about 46 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 47 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 47 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.8%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  15.8%
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:

5.1
Illinois average:

12.1

Deer Grove travel time to work - commute Deer Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Deer Grove village (based on Whiteside County data)

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.
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): 1
Whiteside County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Whiteside County:

25.7%
Illinois:

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

12.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Deer Grove:

45.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Deer Grove:

40.8%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Deer Grove:

27.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Deer Grove:

11.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Deer Grove:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

21.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Deer Grove:

55.8%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Deer Grove, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$202
Totals for Government 0$0 7$202

Deer Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($319.15)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($42.55)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($42.55)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($42.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($42.55)

Deer Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($148.94)
    All Other: $1,000 ($21.28)
    Highways: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($21.28)
    Property: $1,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($446.81)

4.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
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 Lee County, IL  0.77% ($32,562 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.46% ($34,673)
from Carroll County, IL  0.22% ($31,019)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, IL  0.67% ($27,380 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  0.42% ($28,853)
to Rock Island County, IL  0.28% ($32,507)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deer Grove:

  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deer Grove:

  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Deer Grove:

  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Richard J Byrne, Intersection Deer Road And Freeport Road (Lat: 41.609278 Lon: -89.671917), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Scott R Fansler, Intersection Deer Road And Freeport Road (Lat: 41.609278 Lon: -89.671917), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • Richard J Byrne, Intersection Deer Road And Freeport Road (Lat: 41.609278 Lon: -89.671917), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Edward G Roach, Intersection Deer Road And Freeport Road (Lat: 41.609278 Lon: -89.671917), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: 9194695559, Ewisz@towerco.Com, 100 TOWERVIEW COURT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Il 88 At Burlington & Northern Rr (Lat: 41.607528 Lon: -89.690667), Call Sign: KNFG340, Licensee ID: L00050832
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.875 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2002, Expiration Date: 03/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012Registrant: Mike Kobbeman, 8275 County Line Rd, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 626-0868
  • 1/4 Mi S Of Hahnaman Rd On Cty Line Rd (Lat: 41.622528 Lon: -89.621222), Call Sign: KNCL768
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/1996, Expiration Date: 01/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Gene Hardy, Rr 1, Deer Grove, IL 61243, Phone: (815) 379-2357
  • Lat: 41.610222 Lon: -89.737667, Call Sign: WQUY737
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.275 MHz, 463.675 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2014, Expiration Date: 11/19/2024, Certifier: Shannon PiercesonRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9RTR, Grant Date: 12/02/1997, Expiration Date: 12/02/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2009, Registrant: Roy Phillips, 29248 Deer Rd, Deer Grove, IL 61243

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 502LC , Serial Number: 502B-2790, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Neil Dba Cady, 5305 Hoover Rd, Deer Grove, IL 61243, Other Owners: Aerial Spraying Cady
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 925T , Serial Number: D-7371, Year manufactured: 1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gregory W Dempsey, 29553 Deer Valley Dr, Deer Grove, IL 61243, Other Owners: Sheila R Dempsey

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

HAPPY SPOT TAVERN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Deer Grove 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 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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