Emden, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 482 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 237  (49.4%)
Females: 245  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62635.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,194 (it was $36,776 in 2000)
Emden:

$53,194
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,079 (it was $17,082 in 2000)

Emden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,636 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Emden:

$71,636
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $75,266; Detached houses: $76,797

Median gross rent in 2013: $721.

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  • Races in Emden, IL (2010)

    Emden races chart
    • 47597.9%White alone
    • 61.2%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Emden: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.0%), United States (11.9%), English (11.3%), Irish (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Swedish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/11/1894

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 2,133 people per square mile   (low).

Emden,IL real estate house value index trend

Emden, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Emden:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emden village:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,552 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,529 (1.7%)

Emden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IL (29.2 miles , pop. 64,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (122.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (142.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hartsburg, IL (2.0 miles ), Delavan, IL (2.4 miles ), San Jose, IL (2.5 miles ), New Holland, IL (3.0 miles ), Hopedale, IL (3.1 miles ), Armington, IL (3.1 miles ), Green Valley, IL (3.4 miles ), Lincoln, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 89.49 W

Area code: 217

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

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Emden, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Emden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Emden village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emden-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 153.7 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 133.1 miles away from Emden 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 184.1 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 153.4 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 139.4 miles away from Emden 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 216.6 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 Logan County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Emden:

  • BARTMANN N H AND SC FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATLANTA, IL)
  • HOPEDALE MEDICAL COMPLEX Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HOPEDALE, IL)
  • CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • SUNSHINE TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • LINCOLN TERRACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • LAWRENCE PLACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • SYMPHONY OF LINCOLN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)

Amtrak station near Emden:

  • 13 miles: LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emden:

  • Illinois Central College (about 29 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 29 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 30 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Heartland Community College (about 30 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 30 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 40 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 41 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)

Public elementary/middle school in Emden:

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Notable location: Emden Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

  • EMDEN (Address: 315 Lincoln St. , Population served: 452, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.1%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Emden compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Emden (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank of Emden: Farmers State Bank Of Emden at 205 Lincoln St, branch established on 1891/05/25. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $38.2 mil, Deposits: $26.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Emden village (based on Logan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,94734
Mainline Protestant3,65019
Catholic2,2824
Black Protestant1771
Other61
None16,243-
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: 7
Logan County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Logan County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

28.8%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
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
Streets and Highways 1$5,120$61,4400$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$790
Totals for Government 1$5,120$61,4402$790

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($128.63)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($105.81)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($70.54)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($56.02)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($6.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $14,000 ($29.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($143.15)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($18.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($10.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($93.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $100,000 ($207.47)
    All Other: $16,000 ($33.20)
    Highways: $14,000 ($29.05)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($22.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $233,000 ($483.40)

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
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 McLean County, IL  0.71% ($30,744 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.68% ($37,649)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.37% ($32,390)


5.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($34,000 average AGI)
to McLean County, IL  0.72% ($30,633)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.30% ($35,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emden:

  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emden:

  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Emden:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Emden)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire House (Lat: 40.295333 Lon: -89.485667), Call Sign: KDF575
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 11/22/2014
    Registrant: E-Communications, 13766 Aok Hill Road, Bloomington, IL 61705, Phone: (309) 807-5603, Fax: (309) 807-0669, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • I 155, 24836 Logan Road (Lat: 40.323056 Lon: -89.456944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQIF991
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • I-155 SOUTH, 24836 Logan Road (Lat: 40.323000 Lon: -89.456833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQPS966
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9BJV, Licensee ID: L00491105
    Grant Date: 03/27/2002, Expiration Date: 03/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2002, Certifier: Edward R Houchins
    Registrant: Edward R Houchins, 675 2650th St, Emden, IL 62635

Most common first names in Emden, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1381.6 years
Marie1182.8 years
Anna1089.8 years
William978.0 years
George879.4 years
Henry874.6 years
James777.4 years
Edward683.8 years
Mary684.3 years
Martha681.0 years
Most common last names in Emden, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rademaker2281.2 years
Klokkenga1474.5 years
Arnold1080.3 years
Reiners976.9 years
Cross779.7 years
Fink684.2 years
Coers675.6 years
Hildebrands572.0 years
Mccormick586.2 years
Harmsen589.4 years

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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
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