Elsah, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 669 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 297  (44.5%)
Females: 372  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  20.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62028.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,318 (it was $57,083 in 2000)
Elsah:

$57,318
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,899 (it was $13,154 in 2000)

Elsah village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $196,022 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Elsah:

$196,022
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $180,269; Detached houses: $183,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,020.

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  • Races in Elsah, IL (2010)

    Elsah races chart
    • 61290.9%White alone
    • 223.3%Hispanic
    • 131.9%Two or more races
    • 101.5%Black alone
    • 60.9%Other race alone
    • 50.7%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elsah: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.7%), English (11.7%), Irish (11.6%), Scottish (5.5%), Dutch (4.3%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/02/1873

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 630 people per square mile   (low).

Elsah,IL real estate house value index trend

Elsah, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Elsah:

  • High school or higher: 99.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsah village:

  • Never married: 84.7%
  • Now married: 9.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

56 residents are foreign born (3.3% Africa, 2.0% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 1.3% North America, 1.0% Latin America).

This village:

8.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elsah, Illinois as of August 28, 2015.
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 2013: $3,368 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,559 (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:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $137,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -251 (-28.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (83%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (1%)
  • Health care and social assistance (1%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (1%)
  • Educational services (76%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (46%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Elsah, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elsah, Illinois average temperatures Elsah, Illinois average precipitation Elsah, Illinois humidity Elsah, Illinois wind speed Elsah, Illinois snowfall Elsah, Illinois sunshine Elsah, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Elsah-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 71% 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 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 137.7 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 133.3 miles away from Elsah 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 131.4 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 154.6 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 167.8 miles away from Elsah 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 139.3 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 Jersey County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elsah topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • RANCHO MANOR HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FLORISSANT, MO)
  • PIASA MANOR (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GODFREY, IL)
  • GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GODFREY, IL)
  • VNA TIP HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ALTON, 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.

College/University in Elsah:

  • Principia College (Full-time enrollment: 484; Location: 1 Maybeck Place; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.principiacollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsah:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 9 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 14 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 17 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • St Charles Community College (about 21 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 22 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 22 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 23 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)

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Park in Elsah: Elsah Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.77
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic 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 significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • 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 Elsah village (based on Jersey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9626
Mainline Protestant3,17810
Evangelical Protestant2,45315
Other13
None10,391-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$524
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,438
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$369
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,331

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($85.20)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($38.86)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($25.41)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($16.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,000 ($17.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,000 ($40.36)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($2.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $70,000 ($104.63)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.40)
    All Other: $13,000 ($19.43)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($16.44)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($8.97)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $190,000 ($284.01)

5.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Madison County, IL  1.91% ($49,541 average AGI)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.53% ($29,681)
from Greene County, IL  0.46% ($26,366)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Madison County, IL  1.89% ($82,988 average AGI)
to Greene County, IL  0.52% ($34,191)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.49% ($29,773)

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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 6,100Total average daily traffic
  • 285Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,387Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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:

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  • 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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