Ewing, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 301 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 158  (52.7%)
Females: 143  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62836.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,762 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Ewing:

$35,762
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,449 (it was $14,917 in 2000)

Ewing village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,975 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Ewing:

$44,975
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $50,670; Detached houses: $57,318; Mobile homes: $33,120

Median gross rent in 2012: $539.

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  • White alone - 304 (99.0%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.0%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ewing: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), United States (13.6%), English (10.0%), Irish (9.6%), Italian (7.9%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/16/1892

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 297 people per square mile   (very low).

Ewing,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Ewing:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ewing village:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ewing, Illinois as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ewing to the number of sex offenders is 154 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $957 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $222 (0.5%)

Ewing satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (71.4 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (84.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (266.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ina, IL (2.2 miles ), Benton, IL (2.6 miles ), West City, IL (2.9 miles ), Bonnie, IL (2.9 miles ), Macedonia, IL (2.9 miles) , Nason, IL (2.9 miles ), Hanaford, IL (3.0 miles) , Sesser, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.09 N, Longitude: 88.85 W

Area code: 618

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

9.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (23%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Lawyers (4%)

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

Average climate in Ewing, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ewing-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Ewing village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ewing-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 58.2 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 72.9 miles away from Ewing 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 58.9 miles away from the city 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 74.0 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 60.8 miles away from Ewing center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 53.9 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 Franklin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ewing topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ewing:

  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • OLD - FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (SNF) (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • STONEBRIDGE SENIOR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • BENTON REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • HOMESTEAD HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WEST FRANKFORT, IL)
  • WESTSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEST FRANKFORT, IL)
  • PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WEST FRANKFORT, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ewing:

  • Rend Lake College (about 5 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 27 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 33 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 38 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 63 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • McKendree University (about 64 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 65 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)

Public elementary/middle school in Ewing:

Private elementary/middle school in Ewing:

  • ()EWING MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: LOG CABIN RD (CORNER OF LOG CABIN RD & EWING R; Grades: 1 - 10)
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Notable location: Ewing - Northern Fire Protection District Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.6%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ewing compared to Illinois state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ewing village (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.53%
Here: 60.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist Church
Adherents50.9%9.7%6.4%6.0%5.9%
Congregations35.3%9.2%5.0%5.9%10.9%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.1%2.6%2.5%2.0%8.8%
Congregations4.2%5.0%0.8%2.5%21.0%
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: 6
Franklin County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Franklin County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

14.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,032
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$144
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,574
Sewerage 0$0 1$120
Totals for Government 0$0 13$2,870

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($112.96)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($63.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($26.58)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($19.93)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($9.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($6.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($73.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($86.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($23.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($9.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($9.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($83.06)
    Highways: $8,000 ($26.58)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($29.90)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $37,000 ($122.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $36,000 ($119.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $155,000 ($514.95)

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
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 Williamson County, IL  1.35% ($29,015 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, IL  0.34% ($22,714)
from Jackson County, IL  0.30% ($21,326)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Williamson County, IL  1.36% ($32,411 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IL  0.39% ($31,281)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.33% ($37,292)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ewing:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ewing:

  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ewing:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5 Mi E 2 Mi N (Lat: 38.112556 Lon: -88.763111), Call Sign: KNFK986, Licensee ID: L00466092
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2002, Expiration Date: 04/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012
    Registrant: Dale Richardson Farms, Rr 1, Ewing, IL 62836, Phone: (618) 629-2580

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA9TQH, Licensee ID: L01033669
    Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Certifier: Darell D Wyatt
    Registrant: Darell D Wyatt, 408 W Main St, Ewing, IL 62836
  • Call Sign: KB9UYQ, Licensee ID: L00195490
    Grant Date: 07/07/2009, Expiration Date: 07/02/2019, Certifier: Dale E Wilson
    Registrant: Dale E Wilson, 17720 Logcabin Rd, Ewing, IL 62836
  • Call Sign: N0NGK, Licensee ID: L00186132
    Grant Date: 01/04/2001, Expiration Date: 04/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2013
    Registrant: Thomas J Satterfield, 18157 Tick Ridge Rd, Ewing, IL 62836
  • Call Sign: WB9PJX, Licensee ID: L01368105
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018
    Registrant: Gordon G Pryor, 31 W. 3rd St, Ewing, IL 62836

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 23L , Serial Number: 3582, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): Kash Helicopter Services LLC, 165 N England Ln, Ewing, IL 62836

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Ewing, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James877.5 years
Mary672.9 years
John575.0 years
Roy580.2 years
Frank485.3 years
Helen470.8 years
William476.2 years
Alice376.6 years
Jessie387.3 years
Harry381.0 years
Most common last names in Ewing, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Webb2279.0 years
Holman1070.3 years
Beaty974.7 years
Taylor883.4 years
Pearce689.0 years
Williams673.2 years
King570.4 years
Neal489.0 years
Clark488.2 years
Lowry478.5 years

Ewing on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
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