Du Quoin, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,810 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 2,849  (49.0%)
Females: 2,961  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62832.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,520 (it was $29,124 in 2000)
Du Quoin:

$38,520
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,107 (it was $14,883 in 2000)

Du Quoin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,207 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Du Quoin:

$75,207
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $526.

March 2019 cost of living index in Du Quoin: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.6%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 4.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Du Quoin, IL (2017)
    • 5,15588.1%White alone
    • 2253.8%Black alone
    • 1863.2%Hispanic
    • 1632.8%Two or more races
    • 490.8%Asian alone
    • 150.3%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Du Quoin, Illinois as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Du Quoin is 1,477 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Du Quoin by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.4)
2
(34.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.6)
1
(17.1)
2
(33.8)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(128.6)
6
(97.9)
9
(147.9)
8
(133.5)
10
(168.2)
12
(204.8)
16
(270.3)
19
(327.1)
12
(208.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(305.4)
18
(293.8)
26
(427.1)
15
(250.3)
17
(285.9)
8
(136.5)
17
(287.2)
21
(361.6)
13
(225.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
94
(1,511)
63
(1,028)
68
(1,117)
78
(1,302)
76
(1,278)
76
(1,297)
44
(743.4)
49
(843.7)
22
(381.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(64.3)
3
(49.0)
8
(131.4)
4
(66.7)
2
(33.6)
7
(119.5)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
8
(138.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.1)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)122.398.3127.8101.6131.0164.8115.4157.2111.4

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Crime rate in Du Quoin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (15.4%), American (13.0%), English (10.4%), Irish (6.7%), Italian (5.2%), Welsh (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 6.86 square miles.

Population density: 846 people per square mile   (low).

Du Quoin, Illinois map

35 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,447 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,209 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (69.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (277.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Johns, IL (1.3 miles ),
Dowell, IL (2.2 miles ),
Elkville, IL (2.6 miles ),
Mulkeytown, IL (2.7 miles),
Tamaroa, IL (3.0 miles ),
Vergennes, IL (3.0 miles ),
North City, IL (3.0 miles ),
Pinckneyville, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 89.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +398 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 949 (42.1%)

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Du Quoin, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Du Quoin, IL in 2017
Du Quoin satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Du Quoin, IL
Historical housing units in Du Quoin, IL
Most common industries in Du Quoin, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Food (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Du Quoin, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Du Quoin, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Du Quoin, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Du Quoin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Du Quoin city 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 14.6 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Du Quoin-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 79.5 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 60.4 miles away from Du Quoin 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 92.3 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 79.3 miles away from Du Quoin 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 104.9 miles away from Du Quoin 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 82.1 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 Perry County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Du Quoin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Du Quoin:

  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 900 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET)
  • FAIR ACRES NURSING HOME (514 EAST JACKSON)
  • FAIRVIEW NURSING CENTER (602 EAST JACKSON)

Heliports located in Du Quoin:

Amtrak station:

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 Quoin:

  • Rend Lake College (about 20 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 20 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 20 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 39 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 51 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 52 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • McKendree University (about 53 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Public high schools in Du Quoin:

Private high school in Du Quoin:

  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 110, Location: 616 US ROUTE 51 S, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Du Quoin:

  • DUQUOIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 563, Location: 845 E JACKSON ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • DUQUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 445, Location: 845 E JACKSON ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • JACKSON/PERRY PROJECT SOAR MS TAOEP (Location: 120 E SPRING ST, Grades: 6-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Du Quoin: Goddard Siding (A), Du Quoin State Fairground (B), Pinckneyville Ambulance Service Duquoin (C), Duquoin Fire Department Station 2 (D), Duquoin Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Du Quoin include: Church of Christ (A), Du Quoin Second Baptist Church (B), Faith Assembly of God Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Gospel Assembly Church (H), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Du Quoin: Keys Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Francie's Bed & Breakfast (104 South Line Street), Budget Inn Motel (1266 S Washington St).

Birthplace of: Don Stanhouse - Baseball player.

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Du Quoin in 2000:

  • 177 people in state prisons
  • 126 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Du Quoin (2011 data):

  • Du Quoin State Bank: at 15 East Main Street, branch established on 1915/04/17; Southtowne Facility at Highway 51 South, branch established on 1987/08/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.5 mil, Deposits: $71.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Perry County Bancorp Inc.
  • Banterra Bank: Duquoin Main St Branch at 124 West Main Street, branch established on 1949/05/17. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp

For population 15 years and over in Du Quoin:

Marital status in Du Quoin, IL
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Du Quoin:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Du Quoin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Du Quoin, IL (based on Perry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34037
Catholic3,0295
Mainline Protestant2,36311
Black Protestant1781
Other-1
None9,440-
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
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Perry County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Perry County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Perry County:

8.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Du Quoin:

44.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Du Quoin:

11.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Du Quoin:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Du Quoin:

34.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Du Quoin, 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
Police Protection - Officers 10$44,859$53,8313$3,835
Water Supply 7$29,381$50,3670$0
Firefighters 7$35,728$61,2481$1,740
Streets and Highways 4$18,440$55,3200$0
Financial Administration 4$18,669$56,0070$0
Police - Other 4$10,540$31,6201$738
Sewerage 3$14,391$57,5640$0
Local Libraries 2$5,870$35,2203$3,392
Health 1$3,411$40,9320$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$6,237
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 42$181,289$51,79717$15,942

Du Quoin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,893,000 ($325.82)
    Financial Administration: $1,347,000 ($231.84)
    Police Protection: $1,176,000 ($202.41)
    General - Other: $940,000 ($161.79)
    Regular Highways: $755,000 ($129.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $630,000 ($108.43)
    Libraries: $95,000 ($16.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($12.22)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($0.69)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,696,000 ($291.91)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,358,000 ($233.73)
    Other Investments - Other: $862,000 ($148.36)
    Benefit Payments: $433,000 ($74.53)
    Withdrawals: $23,000 ($3.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,195,000 ($377.80)

Du Quoin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($6.02)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $329,000 ($56.63)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $125,000 ($21.51)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($10.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($43.89)
    General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($7.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $259,000 ($44.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000 ($15.83)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,418,000 ($416.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,220,000 ($554.22)
    Highways: $185,000 ($31.84)
    Other: $148,000 ($25.47)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $453,000 ($77.97)
    Property: $201,000 ($34.60)
    Other License: $93,000 ($16.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000 ($7.92)

Du Quoin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $893,000 ($153.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,839,000 ($316.52)

4.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, IL  0.80% ($25,600 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IL  0.59% ($32,591)
from Franklin County, IL  0.50% ($29,784)


4.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, IL  0.85% ($22,391 average AGI)
to Randolph County, IL  0.73% ($34,709)
to Williamson County, IL  0.43% ($46,406)
Businesses in Du Quoin, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1SAS Shoes1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Du Quoin:

  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0 kW; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: DUQUOIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Du Quoin:

  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Du Quoin:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
Du Quoin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Du Quoin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.6mTotal length
  • 20,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,760Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,793Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Du Quoin, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Du Quoin, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Du Quoin)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Du Quoin, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Various Locations (Lat: 38.019472 Lon: -89.291750), Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.806 MHz, 952.806 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/1998, Expiration Date: 08/06/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2006, Certifier: Philip A Canfield, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • DU QUOIN, 369 Us Route 51 (Lat: 37.963083 Lon: -89.234778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPOM587,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • DU QUOIN, Miller & West Sts. (Lat: 38.023083 Lon: -89.252000), Overall height: 73.8 m, Call Sign: KSN46,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 6011.90 MHz, 6041.60 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 6130.50 MHz, 6160.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997, Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210
  • DUQUOIN, Us Rt 51 @ S City Limits (Lat: 37.984750 Lon: -89.234778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WBH452,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6750.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Du Quoin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3452Z , Serial Number: 22-7371, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Chief LLC, 8577 E Jackson Street Rd, Du Quoin, IL 62832
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3915P , Serial Number: 22-3585, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2002
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ralph R Jr Smith, 8577 E Jackson Street Rd, Du Quoin, IL 62832, Other Owners: Sherri Smith
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-400 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 157 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-720 (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 980P , Serial Number: 26-71, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph R Jr Smith, 8577 E Jackson Street Rd, Du Quoin, IL 62832
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4803X , Serial Number: 15064853, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David R Allabastro, 488 Us Route 51, Du Quoin, IL 62832, Other Owners: Melinda S Williams
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/24/2018

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 50 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Du Quoin, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.2%), and Outside Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Du Quoin, IL
    • 14540.2%Structure Fires
    • 12835.5%Outside Fires
    • 6317.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 256.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Du Quoin, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Du Quoin, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1010 S Jefferson St, Du Quoin, Illinois 62832 , Phone: (618) 542-4335, Fax: (618) 542-3186
  • Budget Inn Motel, 1266 S Washington St, Du Quoin, Illinois 62832 , Phone: (618) 542-5014
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Du Quoin, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Du Quoin, IL
  • 79.4%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Du Quoin, IL
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 33.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Solar energy


Du Quoin compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Du Quoin on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
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