Farmer City, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,005 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 1,002  (50.0%)
Females: 1,003  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61842.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,087 (it was $40,223 in 2000)
Farmer City:

$56,087
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,222 (it was $19,946 in 2000)

Farmer City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,909 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Farmer City:

$114,909
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $120,825; Detached houses: $129,694; Mobile homes: $8,802

Median gross rent in 2016: $880.

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  • Races in Farmer City, IL (2010)

    Farmer City races chart
    • 1,96496.4%White alone
    • 361.8%Hispanic
    • 110.5%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 80.4%Other race alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Farmer City: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.4%), American (21.2%), English (11.4%), Irish (7.4%), European (3.3%), French Canadian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/23/1872

Elevation: 724 feet

Land area: 2.30 square miles.

Population density: 871 people per square mile   (low).

Farmer City,IL real estate house value index trend

Farmer City, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Farmer City:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmer City city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

46 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe).

This city:

2.2%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Farmer City, Illinois as of November 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Farmer City to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,510 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,488 (2.4%)

Farmer City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (22.1 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (121.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mansfield, IL (2.7 miles ), De Land, IL (2.9 miles ), De Witt, IL (3.0 miles) , Bellflower, IL (3.0 miles ), Le Roy, IL (3.1 miles ), Weldon, IL (3.2 miles ), White Heath, IL (3.6 miles ), Mahomet, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Area code: 309

Farmer City household income distribution Farmer City home values distribution

Crime rates in Farmer City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 110100101N/A
per 100,000 48.749.60.049.70.00.050.90.051.3N/A
Robberies 000000003N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0153.8N/A
Assaults 22223401250N/A
per 100,000 1,070.61,091.8148.1198.90.049.6101.7256.30.0N/A
Burglaries 10105520011N/A
per 100,000 486.6496.3246.9248.699.80.00.051.351.3N/A
Theft 1414211192222N/A
per 100,000 681.3694.81,037.0547.0448.999.3101.7102.5102.5N/A
Auto thefts 11323015N/A1
per 100,000 48.749.6148.199.5149.60.050.9256.3N/A49.1
Arson 000000100N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.050.90.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 331.3337.8104.3126.836.913.969.279.4115.394.7

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Crime rate in Farmer City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-3.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Farmer City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Farmer City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Farmer City city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmer City-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 130.5 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 106.5 miles away from Farmer 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 163.0 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 129.6 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 118.1 miles away from Farmer 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 218.4 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 De Witt County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farmer City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Farmer City:

  • FARMER CITY REHAB AND HEALTHCARE (404 BROOKVIEW DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Farmer City:

  • LEROY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LE ROY, IL)
  • JOHN AND MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MONTICELLO, IL)
  • PIATT COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MONTICELLO, IL)

airports located in Farmer City:

Amtrak station near Farmer City:

  • 1 miles: FARMER CITY (FRAMER CITY, BON AIR REST., 912 E. CLINTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Operable nuclear power plant near Farmer City:

  • 18 miles: Clinton in Clinton, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmer City:

  • Parkland College (about 21 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 24 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 26 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 28 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Richland Community College (about 29 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 34 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

Public high school in Farmer City:

Public elementary/middle school in Farmer City:

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Library in Farmer City:

  • FARMER CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,119; Location: 109 EAST GREEN STREET; 16,759 books; 287 audio materials; 464 video materials; 2 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Farmer City: Woodland Golf Course (A), Farmer City Ambulance Service (B), Farmer City Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Farmer City include: Church of God of Farmer City (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Sacred Heart Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Farmer City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trenkle Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Farmer City include: Farmer City Public Pool (1), Weedman Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Farmer City Visitor Center (701 East Clinton Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn of Farmer City (975 East Clinton Avenue), Budget Motel (825 East Clinton Avenue), Farmer City-Days Inn (RR 2 Box 195).

De Witt 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 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
50 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Farmer City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Farmer City (2011 data):

  • Farmer City State Bank: at 333 South Main Street, branch established on 1941/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.8 mil, Deposits: $63.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Bancorp Of Illinois, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.1

Farmer City travel time to work - commute Farmer City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Farmer City city (based on De Witt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,99820
Mainline Protestant1,4307
Catholic1,0653
Other42
None10,064-
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: 4
De Witt County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
De Witt County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
De Witt County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

8.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Farmer City:

19.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Farmer City:

80.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Farmer City, IL Residents
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 4$14,074$42,2220$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$712
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,135$33,4051$1,016
Streets and Highways 3$6,166$24,6640$0
Sewerage 1$2,390$28,6800$0
Water Supply 2$5,353$32,1180$0
Electric Power 5$15,782$37,8770$0
Local Libraries 0$0 7$3,431
Totals for Government 19$54,900$34,67414$5,159

Farmer City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $167,000 ($83.29)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,119,000 ($558.10)
    General - Other: $399,000 ($199.00)
    Police Protection: $262,000 ($130.67)
    Financial Administration: $248,000 ($123.69)
    Sewerage: $194,000 ($96.76)
    Water Utilities: $193,000 ($96.26)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($74.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $124,000 ($61.85)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($19.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($7.48)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($4.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($32.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $51,000 ($25.44)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($1.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $707,000 ($352.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($21.45)

Farmer City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $206,000 ($102.74)
    All Other: $85,000 ($42.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($10.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $310,000 ($154.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $168,000 ($83.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $113,000 ($56.36)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,359,000 ($677.81)
    Water Utilities: $281,000 ($140.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $302,000 ($150.62)
    All Other: $75,000 ($37.41)
    Highways: $58,000 ($28.93)
  • Tax - Property: $630,000 ($314.21)
    Public Utilities: $180,000 ($89.78)
    NEC: $22,000 ($10.97)

Farmer City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $720,000 ($359.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $930,000 ($463.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $330,000 ($164.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $630,000 ($314.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $600,000 ($299.25)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($44.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,038,000 ($2013.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($12.47)

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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  1.42% ($35,312 average AGI)
from Champaign County, IL  0.60% ($33,667)
from Macon County, IL  0.55% ($37,611)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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  1.35% ($45,750 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.92% ($38,133)
to Champaign County, IL  0.44% ($25,379)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmer City:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmer City:

  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; COLFAX, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Farmer City:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Farmer City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Farmer City fatal accident list:

Feb 19, 2011 10:03 PM, I-74, Lat: 40.25833, Lon: -88.63592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Nov 2, 2002 01:02 PM, I-74, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 16, 1997 00:08 AM, 150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 64m210ftTotal length
  • 89,350Total average daily traffic
  • 28,331Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 81970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Farmer City, IL
Most common first names in Farmer City, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2978.0 years
Mary2583.1 years
William2274.6 years
Robert2074.2 years
James1976.1 years
Charles1973.2 years
Dorothy1680.2 years
George1678.1 years
Carl1481.4 years
Helen1474.1 years
Most common last names in Farmer City, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baker1578.7 years
Lamb1376.2 years
Williams1280.0 years
Smith1178.5 years
Dawson1172.7 years
Reynolds1076.8 years
Riggs976.3 years
Newberry978.2 years
Wheeler984.9 years
Warren981.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Farmer City, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Days Inn1Quiznos1
La-Z-Boy1

Farmer City 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Wayne Staney (1)
  • Dustin Charles Schneider (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2018.