Du Bois, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 200 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 94  (47.3%)
Females: 106  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  53.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62831.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,687 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Du Bois:

$36,687
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,422 (it was $12,367 in 2000)

Du Bois village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $56,868 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Du Bois:

$56,868
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $60,657; Detached houses: $65,344; Mobile homes: $19,556

Median gross rent in 2016: $410.

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  • Races in Du Bois, IL (2010)

    Du Bois races chart
    • 19796.1%White alone
    • 42.0%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Black alone
    • 21.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Du Bois: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (47.0%), German (21.7%), American (6.0%), Hungarian (1.2%), Irish (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 187 people per square mile   (very low).

Du Bois,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Du Bois:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Du Bois village:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,282 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $987 (2.0%)

Du Bois satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (62.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (263.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Radom, IL (2.0 miles ), Tamaroa, IL (2.5 miles ), Ashley, IL (2.7 miles ), Waltonville, IL (3.1 miles ), Richview, IL (3.3 miles ), Woodlawn, IL (3.5 miles ), Nashville, IL (3.5 miles ), Sesser, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $168,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 89.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Du Bois household income distribution Du Bois home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -38 (-14.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Du Bois, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Du Bois-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Du Bois village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Du Bois-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 73.7 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 82.9 miles away from Du Bois 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 75.2 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 79.7 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 76.1 miles away from Du Bois 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 119.6 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 Washington County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Du Bois topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Du Bois:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; NASHVILLE, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASHVILLE, IL)
  • COLONIAL PLAZA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; NASHVILLE, IL)
  • LUKE MEMORIAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)
  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; DU QUOIN, IL)
  • PERRY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Du Bois:

  • 15 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 Du Bois:

  • Rend Lake College (about 18 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 24 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • John A Logan College (about 34 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 35 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • McKendree University (about 43 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 44 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 58 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)

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

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.2%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.9%
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:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.1

Du Bois travel time to work - commute Du Bois 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 Du Bois village (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,3016
Evangelical Protestant3,48617
Mainline Protestant2,58018
Other1-
None4,348-
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: 9
Washington County:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

12.1%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Du Bois:

39.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

32.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

26.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

61.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

50.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Du Bois:

89.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Du Bois, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,150
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$450
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$10
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,610

Du Bois government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($200.00)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($160.00)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($95.00)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($35.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($15.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($125.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($60.00)

Du Bois government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($25.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($60.00)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($35.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($325.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($125.00)
    Highways: $6,000 ($30.00)
    All Other: $5,000 ($25.00)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($60.00)
    NEC: $4,000 ($20.00)

Du Bois government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $197,000 ($985.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $192,000 ($960.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($25.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $236,000 ($1180.00)

4.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
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 St. Clair County, IL  0.60% ($58,500 average AGI)
from Marion County, IL  0.55% ($33,303)
from Clinton County, IL  0.48% ($39,000)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 St. Clair County, IL  1.09% ($38,288 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.69% ($25,238)
to Marion County, IL  0.48% ($45,103)

Strongest AM radio stations in Du Bois:

  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Du Bois:

  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Du Bois:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 25Total average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Stormy M Seibt, 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225556 Lon: -89.261944), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DR., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Robert J Knievel, 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225556 Lon: -89.261944), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3037632922, Robert_knievel@kindermorgan.Com, 370 VAN GORDON ST.
  • Brian R Kovarik, 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225556 Lon: -89.261944), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3037633390, Brian_kovarik@kindermorgan.Com, 370 VAN GORDON ST.
  • Brian R Kovarik, 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225556 Lon: -89.261944), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3037633229, Fcc_regulatory@kindermorgan.Com, 370 VAN GORDON ST.
  • Gary S Wester, 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225556 Lon: -89.261944), Type: 92.4, Structure height: 17189 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 8667755785, Fcc_regulatory@kindermorgan.Com, 370 VAN GORDON ST
  • 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225556 Lon: -89.261944), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 6306913854, Robert_knievel@kne.Com, 747 E 22ND ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DUBOIS, 2.7 Mi W (Lat: 38.225611 Lon: -89.262028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WPVV922, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022, Certifier: Robert N HedrickRegistrant: Kn Telecommunications, Inc.

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CUTLER BRIAN K CUTLER RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MATTITUCK IO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 433BC , Serial Number: 70128, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Brian K Cutler, 23251 Dubois Blacktop Rd, Du Bois, IL 62831

Most common first names in Du Bois, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.4 years
Joseph983.9 years
Anna881.6 years
Mary881.7 years
Frank774.0 years
Edward776.1 years
Richard563.2 years
Frances581.5 years
Leo578.2 years
Helen580.2 years
Most common last names in Du Bois, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dalman882.3 years
Setzekorn875.2 years
Liszewski881.4 years
Bochantin783.7 years
Kuberski575.6 years
Kreger472.5 years
Symons471.7 years
Pieszchalski476.5 years
Hoffman477.2 years
Pelczynski463.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (25%)

Du Bois compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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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