Fidelity, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 37  (34.4%)
Females: 73  (65.6%)
Median resident age:  26.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62030

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,894 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Fidelity:

$30,894
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,790 (it was $7,798 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $47,158 (it was $13,200 in 2000)
Fidelity:

$47,158
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $36,014; Detached houses: $31,870; Mobile homes: $41,437

Median gross rent in 2016: $594.

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    • 10995.6%White alone
    • 54.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fidelity: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.1%), Irish (26.8%), American (6.1%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/05/1882

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 986 people per square mile   (low).

Fidelity, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Fidelity:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fidelity village:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 15.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fidelity, Illinois as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Fidelity to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $207 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $220 (1.2%)

Fidelity satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (26.2 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (36.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (227.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Medora, IL (1.4 miles ), Shipman, IL (2.6 miles ), Brighton, IL (2.8 miles ), Rockbridge, IL (2.9 miles) , Chesterfield, IL (3.0 miles ), Jerseyville, IL (3.0 miles ), Kane, IL (3.2 miles ), Royal Lakes, IL (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 90.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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

5.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-17.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (65%)
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Fidelity, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fidelity-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Fidelity village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fidelity-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 132.0 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 124.7 miles away from Fidelity 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 141.7 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 152.1 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 133.4 miles away from Fidelity 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 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 Jersey County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fidelity topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fidelity:

  • ROBINGS MANOR REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BRIGHTON, IL)
  • DAVITA - JERSEYVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • JERSEYVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • JERSEYVILLE NSG AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • WILLOW ROSE REHAB AND HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • GREENWOOD MANOR WEST (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • VAHLE TERRACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Fidelity:

  • 18 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fidelity:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 15 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 27 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lindenwood University (about 32 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 32 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Saint Louis University (about 37 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

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Jersey 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 85.6. This is about average.

City:

85.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.8%
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fidelity village (based on Jersey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9626
Mainline Protestant3,17810
Evangelical Protestant2,45315
Other13
None10,391-
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: 3
Jersey County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jersey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jersey County:

26.6%
Illinois:

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

15.7%
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$75
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$275
Totals for Government 0$0 9$350

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($27.27)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($18.18)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($18.18)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($18.18)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($63.64)
    Highways: $4,000 ($36.36)
    All Other: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($9.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $52,000 ($472.73)

5.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Madison County, IL  1.91% ($49,541 average AGI)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.53% ($29,681)
from Greene County, IL  0.46% ($26,366)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Madison County, IL  1.89% ($82,988 average AGI)
to Greene County, IL  0.52% ($34,191)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.49% ($29,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fidelity:

  • 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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJBM (1480 AM; 1 kW; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, IL)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fidelity:

  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTPC (105.3 FM; ELSAH, IL; Owner: PRINCIPIA COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fidelity:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Fidelity 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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