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Population in 2012: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 

Males: 85  (55.0%)
Females: 70  (45.0%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62336

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,642 (it was $41,667 in 2000)
Ferris:

$43,642
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,137

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,876 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Ferris:

$50,876
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,576; Detached houses: $63,043; Mobile homes: $79,021

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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  • White alone - 150 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ferris: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (14.2%), United States (11.8%), Greek (7.5%), English (6.1%), Norwegian (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/10/1886

Elevation: 688 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Ferris:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferris village:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This village:  2.5%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $750 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,115 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (80.2 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (136.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (205.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carthage, IL (2.1 miles ), Elvaston, IL (2.6 miles) , Bentley, IL (3.0 miles) , Basco, IL (3.1 miles) , Hamilton, IL (3.3 miles ), Pontoosuc, IL (3.4 miles) , Dallas City, IL (3.4 miles ), Nauvoo, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.47 N, Longitude: 91.17 W

Area code: 217

Ferris household income distribution Ferris home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+5.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electricians (14%)
  • Art and design workers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Accountants and auditors (11%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Ferris-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Ferris village center caused $15 million in damages.

On 4/13/1974, a category F3 tornado 10.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ferris:

  • CARTHAGE TERRACE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTME (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • SHERRICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CARTHAGE, IL)

Amtrak station near Ferris:

  • 14 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferris:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 24 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Western Illinois University (about 26 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 76 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Truman State University (about 77 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Augustana College (about 79 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 80 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Black Hawk College (about 80 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.840
U.S.:

4.124
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.6
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

DALLAS RURAL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 3000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between AUG-28-1998 and SEP-08-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1996 and JUN-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1996)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ferris compared to Illinois 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ferris travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Ferris village (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.76%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents22.4%17.2%11.0%9.9%5.9%
Congregations7.4%22.1%11.8%5.9%10.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.8%5.4%4.1%3.8%14.5%
Congregations4.4%7.4%2.9%2.9%25.0%
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
Hancock County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Hancock County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

26.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 9$945
Totals for Government 0$0 9$945

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($38.71)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($38.71)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($25.81)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($19.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($70.97)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($51.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($96.77)
    Highways: $4,000 ($25.81)
    All Other: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($38.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,000 ($38.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($25.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($12.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,000 ($290.32)

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lee County, IA  0.83% ($26,359 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.68% ($22,288)
from Adams County, IL  0.59% ($24,822)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lee County, IA  1.03% ($31,675 average AGI)
to Adams County, IL  0.89% ($53,000)
to McDonough County, IL  0.59% ($21,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferris:

  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferris:

  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Ferris:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K44AB (Channel 44; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 29 Then 1/2 Mi S On Cr 26 1 1/4 Mi W (Lat: 40.462556 Lon: -91.179306), Call Sign: KNFF438
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: J. Billy Pirkle
    Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004-2541, Phone: (202) 739-3000, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9FCK
    Grant Date: 06/12/1990, Expiration Date: 06/12/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2002
    Registrant: Ryan R King, 22 Walnut, Ferris, IL 62336


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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