Emington, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 114 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 67  (59.5%)
Females: 47  (40.5%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 60934

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,468 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Emington:

$33,468
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,880 (it was $12,183 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,206 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Emington:

$78,206
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $77,909; Detached houses: $77,596

Median gross rent in 2016: $530.

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  • Races in Emington, IL (2010)

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    • 10892.3%White alone
    • 76.0%Asian alone
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Emington: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (30.0%), German (25.0%), Irish (25.0%), French (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,125 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Emington:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emington village:

  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,137 (2.8%)

Emington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (41.0 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (69.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Campus, IL (2.1 miles) , Saunemin, IL (2.4 miles ), Kempton, IL (2.6 miles ), Cullom, IL (2.8 miles ), Cabery, IL (2.9 miles ), Odell, IL (3.0 miles ), Dwight, IL (3.0 miles ), Reddick, IL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 88.36 W

Area code: 815

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

4.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-11.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Average climate in Emington, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Emington-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Emington village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 176.0 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 150.7 miles away from Emington center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.1 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 208.6 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) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from Emington center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 165.1 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 Livingston County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Emington:

  • WILLIAM W FOX DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DWIGHT, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-DWIGHT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DWIGHT, IL)
  • EVENGLOW LODGE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • FRANCISCAN HOSPICE OF CENTRAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • FMC - PONTIAC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER OF PONTIAC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)

Amtrak stations near Emington:

  • 10 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area.
  • 16 miles: PONTIAC (721 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emington:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 28 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 29 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 38 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 42 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 46 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Heartland Community College (about 46 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 47 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)

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Livingston 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 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Emington village (based on Livingston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,73335
Evangelical Protestant4,72427
Catholic4,56410
Other2492
None19,680-
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
Livingston County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Livingston County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Livingston County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Livingston County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

10.8%
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 4$5,760
Water Supply 0$0 2$840
Totals for Government 0$0 6$6,600

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $43,000 ($377.19)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($245.61)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($166.67)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($26.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($52.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($8.77)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($52.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($26.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($17.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($210.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($96.49)
    Highways: $3,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($52.63)

Emington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($157.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($114.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($43.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $68,000 ($596.49)

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
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  0.79% ($27,684 average AGI)
from Grundy County, IL  0.42% ($34,419)
from La Salle County, IL  0.40% ($30,119)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
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 McLean County, IL  0.93% ($35,855 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.33% ($36,061)
to Grundy County, IL  0.31% ($36,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emington:

  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Emington:

  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Emington:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.958333 Lon: -88.358056, Call Sign: WQPC633
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.135 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2012, Expiration Date: 04/05/2022, Certifier: Michael HaberkornRegistrant: Haney Communications, 31631 E. 3100 North Rd., Chenoa, IL 61726, Phone: (815) 945-7412, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

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

EMINGTON (Address: 203 SOUTH STREET , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Emington compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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