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Population in 2012: 670 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 

Males: 280  (41.9%)
Females: 390  (58.1%)

Median resident age:  21.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62028.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,290 (it was $57,083 in 2000)
Elsah:

$58,290
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,054

Elsah village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,059 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Elsah:

$154,059
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,020; Detached houses: $183,020

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,055.

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Elsah races chart
  • White alone - 612 (90.9%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 10 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elsah: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.1%), Irish (14.5%), English (11.0%), Scottish (5.4%), French (5.2%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/02/1873

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 631 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elsah:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsah village:

  • Never married: 82.9%
  • Now married: 9.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

53 residents are foreign born (3.7% Africa, 2.1% Asia, 1.9% North America).

This village:  7.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elsah, Illinois as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elsah to the number of sex offenders is 670 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,500 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,750 (1.3%)

Elsah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (10.9 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (23.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (244.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Portage Des Sioux, MO (1.4 miles ), Grafton, IL (2.1 miles ), Otterville, IL (2.7 miles) , Godfrey, IL (2.9 miles ), Old Jamestown, MO (3.0 miles ), West Alton, MO (3.0 miles ), Florissant, MO (3.3 miles ), Alton, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -251 (-28.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (83%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (1%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Public administration (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Elsah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Elsah village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elsah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from Elsah center
On 8/26/1992 at 05:41:38, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from Elsah center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jersey County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Elsah:

  • TWIN RIVERS ESTATE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GODFREY, IL)
  • LIFECARE CENTER OF ALTON INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALTON, IL)
  • BEVERLY FARM FOUNDATION (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GODFREY, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Elsah, IL

Amtrak station near Elsah:

  • 13 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.elsah.org

College/University in Elsah:

  • Principia College (Full-time enrollment: 520; Location: 1 Maybeck Place; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.prin.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsah:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 9 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,939)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 14 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • Lindenwood University (about 14 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 7,565)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 17 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)
  • St Charles Community College (about 21 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 4,067)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 22 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,422)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park (about 23 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,900)

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Jersey 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.8
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.305. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.305
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.22
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.98
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  1.9 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  51.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
472 people in college/university student housing in 2010
494 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Elsah compared to Illinois 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elsah travel time to work - commute


Elsah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elsah village (based on Jersey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.19%
Here53.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents37.7%12.9%11.7%9.3%6.9%
Congregations16.7%6.7%16.7%10.0%16.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents6.0%4.5%3.1%2.9%5.1%
Congregations6.7%3.3%3.3%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: 3
Jersey County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jersey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jersey County:

26.6%
Illinois:

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

15.7%
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 0$0 1$225
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$275
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$1,448
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,116
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$256
Totals for Government 0$0 14$3,320

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($85.07)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($38.81)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($25.37)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($16.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,000 ($17.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,000 ($40.30)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($2.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $70,000 ($104.48)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.36)
    All Other: $13,000 ($19.40)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($16.42)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($8.96)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $190,000 ($283.58)

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($66 average AGI)
Jersey County:

0.21%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Madison County, IL  2.14% ($41,038 average AGI)
from Greene County, IL  0.59% ($24,780)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.53% ($35,067)


6.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Madison County, IL  2.22% ($28,720 average AGI)
to Greene County, IL  0.58% ($27,898)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.52% ($29,841)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elsah:

  • 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.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, IL)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elsah:

  • WTPC (105.3 FM; ELSAH, IL; Owner: PRINCIPIA COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Elsah:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 285
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,387


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1/2 Mi N Of River Rd At Main Guard (Lat: 38.948944 Lon: -90.350111), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPNQ337
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/1999, Expiration Date: 04/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2004, Certifier: Arno List
    Registrant: Warner Communications Corporation, 1340 Baur Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63132-1903, Fax: (314) 993-6980
  • 1/2 Mi. N Of River At Main Guard Bldg. (Lat: 38.948889 Lon: -90.350000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQBD845
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/24/2014, Certifier: Arno List
    Registrant: Warner Comm. Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Fax: (314) 993-6980, Email:
  • Lat: 38.943889 Lon: -90.317778, Call Sign: WQFP953
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.487 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 467.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2006, Expiration Date: 09/06/2016, Certifier: Arno List
    Registrant: Warner Comm. Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd., St.Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • REMOTE 1, Eliestoun Rd. (Lat: 38.944389 Lon: -90.325833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQGI807
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 01/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2011, Certifier: Arno L List
    Registrant: Principia College, 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028, Phone: (618) 374-5754, Fax: (314) 446-4567, Email:
  • au1 Elshil1, Lat: 38.943667 Lon: -90.325972, Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQIK984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2017, Certifier: Loren Wengerd
    Registrant: Rini Coran, Pc, 1140 19th Street, Nw Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 463-4310, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • au2 Elshil1, Lat: 38.943667 Lon: -90.325972, Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQIK984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2017, Certifier: Loren Wengerd
    Registrant: Rini Coran, Pc, 1140 19th Street, Nw Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 463-4310, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • au3 Elshil1, Lat: 38.943667 Lon: -90.325972, Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQIK984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2017, Certifier: Loren Wengerd
    Registrant: Rini Coran, Pc, 1140 19th Street, Nw Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 463-4310, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elsah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SMITH MINIPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11911 , Serial Number: DSA3, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1999
    Registrant (Individual): James A Hostler, Po Box 171, Elsah, IL 62028
  • Aircraft: BOWERS FLY-BABY 1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6123 , Serial Number: 63-46, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Winston L Oleson, 13 Elsah Hills Drive, Elsah, IL 62028, Other Owners: Marie D Oleson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8984C , Serial Number: 22-1560, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James A Hostler, Po Box 171, Elsah, IL 62028


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Elsah, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Helen978.7 years
Mary584.0 years
Gertrude482.0 years
George480.3 years
James473.5 years
William479.5 years
John363.9 years
Marjorie386.0 years
Paul371.0 years
Edwin273.5 years
Most common last names in Elsah, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Campbell385.0 years
Andrews376.3 years
Grayson276.5 years
Bunting276.1 years
Ballard274.5 years
Faerber286.5 years
Holt283.5 years
Chevalley277.5 years
Mcdow282.5 years
Happ274.5 years

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  • #40 (62028) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
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