Elliott, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 290 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 
Males: 148  (51.1%)
Females: 142  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60933.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,074 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
Elliott:

$51,074
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,187 (it was $18,203 in 2000)

Elliott village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,706 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Elliott:

$74,706
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $102,521; Detached houses: $106,365; Townhouses or other attached units: $46,762; Mobile homes: $20,601

Median gross rent in 2013: $845.

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  • Races in Elliott, IL (2010)

    Elliott races chart
    • 29098.3%White alone
    • 41.4%Black alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elliott: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.2%), United States (15.9%), Irish (6.9%), English (6.5%), Italian (4.1%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/07/1903

Elevation: 781 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 599 people per square mile   (low).

Elliott, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Elliott:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elliott village:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,550 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,644 (2.0%)

Elliott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (24.3 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (100.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gibson, IL (2.3 miles ), Gibson City, IL (2.3 miles ), Melvin, IL (2.7 miles ), Paxton, IL (3.0 miles ), Ludlow, IL (3.1 miles ), Sibley, IL (3.2 miles ), Loda, IL (3.3 miles ), Foosland, IL (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 40.46 N, Longitude: 88.27 W

Area code: 217

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

6.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Elliott, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elliott-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Elliott village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.2 miles away from the village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elliott-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 140.7 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 115.5 miles away from Elliott 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 173.4 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 139.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Elliott center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 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 Ford County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elliott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elliott:

  • GIBSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; GIBSON CITY, IL)
  • PAXTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF PAXTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • ILLINOIS KNIGHTS TEMPLAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER - FORD COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PAXTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Elliott:

  • 13 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elliott:

  • Parkland College (about 24 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 25 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 38 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 39 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 40 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 43 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 50 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)

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

Ford 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 2012 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.14

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

ELLIOTT (Population served: 295, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  74.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Elliott compared to Illinois 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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:

7.5
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elliott village (based on Ford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,66618
Evangelical Protestant2,23914
Catholic1,7715
Other4-
None6,401-
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: 4
Ford County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ford County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Ford County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

11.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ford County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
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$1,767
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,082
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,178
Totals for Government 0$0 13$4,027

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $46,000 ($158.62)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($34.48)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($27.59)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($24.14)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($20.69)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($6.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($82.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($44.83)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($20.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($34.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($127.59)
    Highways: $9,000 ($31.03)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($51.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $142,000 ($489.66)

6.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.75% ($28,582 average AGI)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.59% ($35,303)
from Livingston County, IL  0.43% ($34,875)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.73% ($28,443 average AGI)
to Iroquois County, IL  0.71% ($31,025)
to McLean County, IL  0.55% ($32,613)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elliott:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJCI (1460 AM; 1 kW; RANTOUL, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elliott:

  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; COLFAX, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Elliott:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K9QDM
    Grant Date: 11/16/1994, Expiration Date: 11/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2006
    Registrant: Charles R Simmons, 301 N Main, Elliott, IL 60933

Most common first names in Elliott, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John479.0 years
Anna387.0 years
Dollie292.5 years
Donald268.5 years
Charles269.5 years
Frank276.6 years
Johanna282.5 years
Mabel282.0 years
Marion278.4 years
Martha287.5 years
Most common last names in Elliott, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson775.1 years
Shilts485.8 years
Noland387.7 years
Jones383.0 years
Long375.0 years
Barrow271.0 years
Bond275.5 years
Smith263.0 years
Burk282.1 years
Hill274.5 years

Elliott on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
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