Detroit, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 81 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 42  (51.9%)
Females: 39  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  26.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62363

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,669 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Detroit:

$57,669
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,017 (it was $11,127 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,059 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Detroit:

$48,059
IL:

$186,500
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Detroit: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (44.6%), Irish (20.0%), English (10.8%), German (7.7%), Portuguese (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1903

Elevation: 639 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 339 people per square mile   (very low).

Detroit, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Detroit:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 24.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Detroit village:

  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Detroit, Illinois as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Detroit to the number of sex offenders is 108 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Detroit village:  1.0% ($319)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)

Detroit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (55.8 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (72.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (219.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Florence, IL (1.9 miles) , Milton, IL (2.0 miles ), Time, IL (2.2 miles) , Valley City, IL (2.5 miles) , Griggsville, IL (2.6 miles ), Pittsfield, IL (2.7 miles ), Naples, IL (3.2 miles) , New Salem, IL (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 90.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

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

4.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-26.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Detroit, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Detroit-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Detroit village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 tornado 31.0 miles away from the village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Detroit-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 170.3 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 159.5 miles away from Detroit 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 180.6 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 192.7 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 171.3 miles away from Detroit center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 155.8 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 Pike County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Detroit topographic map

Birthplace of: William E. Williams - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Detroit:

  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • KEPLEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PITTSFIELD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • EASTSIDE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Detroit:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 53 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 58 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 58 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Lindenwood University (about 59 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Western Illinois University (about 59 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • St Charles Community College (about 60 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 66 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

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Pike 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: 5.5%
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  18.2%
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:

4.2
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Detroit village (based on Pike County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,38334
Mainline Protestant1,77816
Catholic3641
Other2222
None9,683-
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: 5
Pike County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pike County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Pike County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

7.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Detroit:

40.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Detroit:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Detroit:

11.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Detroit:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Detroit, 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

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($111.11)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($111.11)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($37.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($24.69)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($24.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($74.07)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($98.77)
    Highways: $3,000 ($37.04)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($12.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $112,000 ($1382.72)

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
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 Adams County, IL  0.50% ($24,467 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.31% ($16,474)
from Pike County, MO  0.20% ($25,583)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
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 Adams County, IL  0.67% ($25,537 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IL  0.25% ($29,533)
to Pike County, MO  0.20% ($20,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Detroit:

  • 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.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WBBA (1580 AM; 0 kW; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Detroit:

  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Detroit:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Detroit compared to Illinois 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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