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Population in 2012: 6,020 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 

Males: 2,962  (49.2%)
Females: 3,058  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62832.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,367 (it was $29,124 in 2000)
Du Quoin:

$32,367
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,774

Du Quoin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,022 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Du Quoin:

$53,022
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,731; Detached houses: $73,478; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,444; In 2-unit structures: $38,713; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $84,419; Mobile homes: $30,743

Median gross rent in 2012: $491.

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  • White alone - 5,132 (84.3%)
  • Black alone - 601 (9.9%)
  • Hispanic - 163 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 97 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Du Quoin: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Du Quoin, Illinois on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Du Quoin is mentioned 13 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (13.3%), United States (9.4%), English (7.9%), Italian (4.1%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 6.86 square miles.

Population density: 877 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Du Quoin:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Du Quoin city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

128 residents are foreign born (1.1% North America, 0.4% Europe, 0.2% Latin America).

This city:  2.1%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,088 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $486 (1.0%)

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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: +629 (+10.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 983 (42.7%)

Area code: 618

Du Quoin household income distribution Du Quoin home values distribution

Crime rates in Du Quoin (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (16.4 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 assaults (147.9 per 100,000)
  • 26 burglaries (427.1 per 100,000)
  • 68 thefts (1117.1 per 100,000)
  • 8 auto thefts (131.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 127.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.76

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Du Quoin, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -525 (-7.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Du Quoin-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 179% 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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 46% 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 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 82.1 miles away from Du Quoin center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 74.0 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Don Stanhouse - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Du Quoin:

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

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Airports and heliports located in Du Quoin:


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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.

Local government website: www.duquoin.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Du Quoin:

  • John A Logan College (about 20 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 21 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 39 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 51 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 52 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 68 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)

Public high schools in Du Quoin:

Private high school in Du Quoin:

  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 51 W SOUTH ST US RTE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Du Quoin:

Private elementary/middle school in Du Quoin:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 110 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 4)

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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).

 
Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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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 19.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Du Quoin and their reported violations in the past:

DUQUOIN (Population served: 6726, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between APR-1993 and SEP-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-1993)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 72.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Du Quoin, IL

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

Du Quoin compared to Illinois state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 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

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

  • Super 8 Motel, 1010 S Jefferson St, Du Quoin, IL 62832 , Phone: (618) 542-4335, Fax: (618) 542-3186
  • ST Nicholas Hotel, 12 S Oak St, Du Quoin, IL 62832 , Phone: (618) 542-2183
  • Budget Inn Motel Du Quoin, RR 2, Du Quoin, IL 62832 , Phone: (618) 542-5014
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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Du Quoin travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.55%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents45.5%25.6%7.5%5.4%4.3%
Congregations37.8%11.1%6.7%4.4%2.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.8%2.3%1.8%1.7%3.1%
Congregations6.7%6.7%4.4%6.7%13.3%
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: 5
Perry County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Perry County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.0%
Illinois:

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

8.4%
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 4$15,439$46,3170$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,176
Police Protection - Officers 10$37,097$44,5162$1,953
Police - Other 4$8,716$26,1481$376
Firefighters 7$29,546$50,6501$886
Streets and Highways 4$15,249$45,7470$0
Health 1$2,821$33,8520$0
Sewerage 3$11,901$47,6040$0
Water Supply 7$24,297$41,6520$0
Local Libraries 2$4,854$29,1242$1,727
Totals for Government 42$149,920$42,83412$8,118

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,325,000 ($220.10)
    Financial Administration: $770,000 ($127.91)
    Police Protection: $693,000 ($115.12)
    Regular Highways: $533,000 ($88.54)
    Fire Protection: $437,000 ($72.59)
    General - Other: $264,000 ($43.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $155,000 ($25.75)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($11.96)
    Corrections - Other: $24,000 ($3.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,568,000 ($426.58)
    Benefit Payments: $179,000 ($29.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,493,000 ($248.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.16)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($3.32)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $82,000 ($13.62)
    Interest Revenue: $64,000 ($10.63)
    Local Employee Contribution: $40,000 ($6.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $146,000 ($24.25)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($7.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,592,000 ($264.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,756,000 ($291.69)
    Highways: $187,000 ($31.06)
    All Other: $113,000 ($18.77)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $461,000 ($76.58)
    Property: $368,000 ($61.13)
    NEC: $110,000 ($18.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($19.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($9.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($9.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,587,000 ($263.62)

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, IL  1.11% ($23,821 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IL  0.70% ($29,660)
from Franklin County, IL  0.40% ($27,967)


5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson County, IL  0.95% ($23,611 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.55% ($19,476)
to Randolph County, IL  0.49% ($27,351)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Du Quoin, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Du Quoin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 73 meters (240ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 379

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, 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
  • DU QUOIN, Us Rt 51 @ S City Limits (Lat: 37.984750 Lon: -89.234778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WBH452
    Assigned Frequencies: 6750.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: HEMMER WILBUR CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 277WH , Serial Number: CH2-0900-2010, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Wilbur Hemmer, 829 Blacksop 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ralph R Jr Smith, 8577 E Jackson Street Rd, Du Quoin, IL 62832, Other Owners: Sherri Smith
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David R Allabastro, 488 Us Route 51, Du Quoin, IL 62832, Other Owners: Melinda S Williams


Businesses in Du Quoin, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
Kroger1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
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