El Dara, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 77 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 36  (47.9%)
Females: 41  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  29.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62356

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,072 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
El Dara:

$64,072
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,110 (it was $11,422 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,669 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
El Dara:

$30,669
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $47,544; Detached houses: $48,298; Mobile homes: $42,872
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  • White alone - 76 (97.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (2.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in El Dara: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (55.3%), English (6.8%), United States (2.3%), French (1.5%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1881

Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (very low).

El Dara, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in El Dara:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Dara village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 72.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

2 residents are foreign born (2.2% Oceania).

This village:  2.2%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,583

El Dara satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (62.0 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (79.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (231.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Barry, IL (2.4 miles ), New Canton, IL (2.4 miles ), Baylis, IL (2.9 miles ), New Salem, IL (3.1 miles) , Pittsfield, IL (3.1 miles ), Kinderhook, IL (3.2 miles ), Ashburn, MO (3.3 miles) , Louisiana, MO (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 90.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

El Dara household income distribution El Dara home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (65%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (45%)
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in El Dara, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

El Dara-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the El Dara village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1961, a category F3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

El Dara-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.5 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 175.5 miles away from El Dara 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 187.3 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 206.8 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 220.9 miles away from El Dara 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 186.6 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 Pike County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Dara topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near El Dara:

  • BARRY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BARRY, IL)
  • EASTSIDE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PITTSFIELD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • KEPLEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • MAPLE GROVE LODGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LOUISIANA, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Dara:

  • Western Illinois University (about 61 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • St Charles Community College (about 63 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 63 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 64 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 73 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 73 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 74 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)

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Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  84.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

El Dara compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

El Dara travel time to work - commute El Dara mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for El Dara village (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.56%
Here: 50.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents23.3%18.1%14.0%10.6%6.9%
Congregations24.1%19.0%6.9%3.4%3.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents6.7%6.0%4.6%2.3%7.6%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%3.4%19.0%
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
Pike County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

7.6%
State:

14.5%
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$34
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$167
Totals for Government 0$0 9$201

El Dara government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($38.96)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($38.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($25.97)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($12.99)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($12.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($25.97)

El Dara government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($90.91)
    Highways: $3,000 ($38.96)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($12.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($337.66)

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

Here:

3.75%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, IL  0.50% ($24,467 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.31% ($16,474)
from Pike County, MO  0.20% ($25,583)


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

Here:

4.17%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, IL  0.67% ($25,537 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IL  0.25% ($29,533)
to Pike County, MO  0.20% ($20,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Dara:

  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • 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.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KPCR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBA (1580 AM; 0 kW; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Dara:

  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KZZK (105.9 FM; NEW LONDON, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKAC (104.3 FM; VANDALIA, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around El Dara:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • El Dara Elevated Tank (Lat: 39.622556 Lon: -90.992361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPNZ263
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2004, Expiration Date: 08/09/2014, Certifier: Michael R Vogel
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc.., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

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