Eldred, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 196 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 90  (46.3%)
Females: 106  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62027.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,596 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Eldred:

$31,596
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,966 (it was $13,772 in 2000)

Eldred village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $58,681 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Eldred:

$58,681
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $63,778; Detached houses: $69,194; Mobile homes: $36,161

Median gross rent in 2016: $430.

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  • Races in Eldred, IL (2010)

    Eldred races chart
    • 19597.0%White alone
    • 21.0%Asian alone
    • 21.0%Hispanic
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eldred: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (52.8%), American (13.9%), English (8.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.9%), European (2.8%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/22/1905

Elevation: 454 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile   (low).

Eldred, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Eldred:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eldred village:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 21.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Eldred, Illinois as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Eldred to the number of sex offenders is 82 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $667 (1.1%)

Eldred satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Charles, MO (34.5 miles , pop. 60,321).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (48.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (232.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kampsville, IL (1.8 miles ), Carrollton, IL (2.8 miles ), Hamburg, IL (3.1 miles) , Hardin, IL (3.1 miles ), Hillview, IL (3.4 miles) , Pearl, IL (3.5 miles) , Kane, IL (3.6 miles ), Fieldon, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.29 N, Longitude: 90.55 W

Area code: 217

Eldred household income distribution Eldred home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-16.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Legal occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Eldred, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eldred-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Eldred village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eldred-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 154.8 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 146.9 miles away from Eldred 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 156.7 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 174.7 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 192.5 miles away from Eldred 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 156.1 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 Greene County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eldred topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eldred:

  • THOMAS H BOYD MEMORIAL HSP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CARROLLTON, IL)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTME (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HARDIN, IL)
  • CALHOUN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARDIN, IL)
  • WHITE HALL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WHITE HALL, IL)
  • WHITE HALL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WHITE HALL, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eldred:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 31 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 35 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 37 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 42 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 46 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)

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Notable location: Eldred Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.7%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  49.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  14.4%
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:

8.5
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Eldred village (based on Greene County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,35918
Evangelical Protestant2,42019
Catholic1,7643
Other1-
None6,342-
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: 6
Greene County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Greene County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

11.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eldred:

18.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eldred:

8.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Eldred:

57.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eldred, 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$320
Water Supply 0$0 1$700
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,020

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($168.37)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($102.04)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($40.82)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($117.35)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($30.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($137.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($102.04)
    Highways: $6,000 ($30.61)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,000 ($10.20)
    Property: $2,000 ($10.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($744.90)

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Jersey County, IL  0.92% ($34,191 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.57% ($30,310)
from Madison County, IL  0.43% ($29,136)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Jersey County, IL  0.80% ($26,366 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IL  0.66% ($28,500)
to Madison County, IL  0.53% ($32,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eldred:

  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eldred:

  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eldred:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • David Seykota, 890 N Eldred Ave (Lat: 39.248444 Lon: -90.540139), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 17061 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • David Seykota, 890 N Eldred Ave (Lat: 39.248444 Lon: -90.540139), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 17061 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • David Seykota, 890 N Eldred Ave (Lat: 39.248444 Lon: -90.540139), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 17061 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • David Seykota, 890 N Eldred Ave (Lat: 39.248444 Lon: -90.540139), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 17061 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • David Seykota, 890 N Eldred Ave (Lat: 39.248444 Lon: -90.540139), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 17061 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1/2 Mi S Of Eldred Blacktop Rr 1 (Lat: 39.280611 Lon: -90.552611), Call Sign: KNCD358, Licensee ID: L00435053
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2001, Expiration Date: 12/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2011Registrant: Honeydew Inc, Rr 1 Box 11, Eldred, IL 62027, Phone: (217) 983-2340
  • Blacktop 1/4 Mi W & 5 Mi S (Lat: 39.198111 Lon: -90.566778), Call Sign: KNCK269, Licensee ID: L00429762
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 01/12/2022Registrant: Dan Wagner, Rt 1 Box 40, Carrollton, IL 62016, Phone: (217) 983-2677

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BLUFFDALE, 890 N Eldred Ave (Lat: 39.248444 Lon: -90.540139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQUV689
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2014, Expiration Date: 10/27/2024, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • ELDRED TWR, 700 E (Lat: 39.225500 Lon: -90.484556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WQXI528
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2016, Expiration Date: 03/15/2026, Certifier: Sean MiddletonRegistrant: Illinois Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3831, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eldred that have no violations reported:

  • ELDRED (Population served: 211, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Eldred, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George877.0 years
Charles778.4 years
William779.3 years
James566.2 years
Robert575.2 years
Helen478.0 years
Edith486.5 years
Ethel482.5 years
John475.2 years
Ira371.7 years
Most common last names in Eldred, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bushnell683.8 years
Schroeder681.5 years
Brannan580.8 years
Davidson589.0 years
Langer580.4 years
Mcglasson574.6 years
Camerer473.0 years
Flatt474.5 years
Hendrickson482.0 years
Ivers476.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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