Eddyville, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 98 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -35.9%
Males: 45  (46.7%)
Females: 53  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  47.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 62928

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,979 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Eddyville:

$25,979
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,320 (it was $13,084 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $32,004 (it was $43,200 in 2000)
Eddyville:

$32,004
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $41,595; Detached houses: $53,065; Mobile homes: $20,024

Median gross rent in 2013: $354.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Eddyville: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.2%), French Canadian (18.5%), Irish (17.7%), English (13.7%), Dutch (7.3%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/01/1894

Elevation: 662 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 341 people per square mile   (very low).

Eddyville, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Eddyville:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eddyville village:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.6%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $866 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $780 (1.8%)

Eddyville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (65.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (119.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (304.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Simpson, IL (3.1 miles) , Stonefort, IL (3.2 miles ), Golconda, IL (3.3 miles ), New Burnside, IL (3.4 miles ), Carrier Mills, IL (3.6 miles ), Carrsville, KY (3.7 miles) , Rosiclare, IL (3.8 miles ), Elizabethtown, IL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.50 N, Longitude: 88.59 W

Area code: 618

Eddyville household income distribution Eddyville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Utilities (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (39%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (41%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Eddyville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eddyville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Eddyville village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eddyville-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 76.1 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 55.5 miles away from Eddyville 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 57.0 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 99.0 miles away from the city 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 94.1 miles away from Eddyville 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 78.6 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 Pope County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eddyville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eddyville:

  • POPE COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GOLCONDA, IL)
  • WHISPERING OAKS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ROSICLARE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eddyville:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • John A Logan College (about 33 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 38 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 48 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 54 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 60 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 60 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)

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Notable location: Rural Pope County Fire Protection District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Eddyville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pope 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 2013: 52.4%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Eddyville 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eddyville village (based on Pope County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1059
Mainline Protestant992
Other2-
None3,264-
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: 1
Pope County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Pope County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pope County:

27.4%
Illinois:

25.2%
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$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$350
Totals for Government 0$0 16$550

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($132.65)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($122.45)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($40.82)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($20.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($61.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($10.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($122.45)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($142.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($30.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($20.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($204.08)
    Highways: $4,000 ($40.82)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($20.41)
    NEC: $2,000 ($20.41)

Eddyville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $142,000 ($1448.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $140,000 ($1428.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($20.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $151,000 ($1540.82)

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Massac County, IL  1.28% ($30,278 average AGI)
from Hardin County, IL  0.71% ($37,500)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Massac County, IL  1.00% ($33,143 average AGI)
to Saline County, IL  0.92% ($28,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eddyville:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eddyville:

  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Eddyville:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Center (Lat: 37.503667 Lon: -88.585611), Call Sign: KBL495
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021
    Registrant: Millstone Water District, Eddyville, IL 62928, Phone: (618) 672-4228, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 37.484750 Lon: -88.463083), Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOP383
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.568 MHz, 952.568 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K9YTO, Licensee ID: L01339093
    Grant Date: 12/28/2009, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Vertle E Blair
    Registrant: Vertle E Blair, Po Box 66, Eddyville, IL 62928

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: NIEWERTH GYRO-COPTER BENSEN B7MC (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1007Z , Serial Number: GN-1, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Charles A Davis, Rr 1, Eddyville, IL 62928

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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