Foosland, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 102 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 42  (42.0%)
Females: 60  (58.0%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 61845

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,999 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Foosland:

$53,999
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,483 (it was $20,173 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,185 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Foosland:

$61,185
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,824; Detached houses: $73,824
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  • White alone - 98 (97.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Foosland: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.8%), United States (13.1%), English (11.7%), Polish (9.5%), Irish (8.8%), Norwegian (5.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/16/1959

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,413 people per square mile   (low).

Foosland, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Foosland:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Foosland village:

  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 30.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,292 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $638 (1.2%)

Foosland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (19.3 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (109.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fisher, IL (2.3 miles ), Bellflower, IL (2.3 miles ), Saybrook, IL (2.6 miles ), Gibson City, IL (2.8 miles ), Gibson, IL (2.8 miles ), Elliott, IL (3.3 miles ), Mansfield, IL (3.3 miles ), Lake of the Woods, IL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.36 N, Longitude: 88.43 W

Area code: 217

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

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-31.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (48%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Average climate in Foosland, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Foosland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Foosland village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Foosland-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 135.2 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 110.4 miles away from Foosland 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 167.8 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 134.0 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 123.6 miles away from Foosland 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 228.8 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 Champaign County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Foosland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Foosland:

  • GIBSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GIBSON CITY, IL)
  • FARMER CITY REHAB AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FARMER CITY, IL)

Amtrak stations near Foosland:

  • 14 miles: FARMER CITY (FRAMER CITY, BON AIR REST., 912 E. CLINTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities.
  • 15 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foosland:

  • Parkland College (about 18 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 21 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 31 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 32 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 34 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Richland Community College (about 42 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 47 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

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Champaign 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 2012 was 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.7%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  19.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Foosland compared to Illinois 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Foosland village (based on Champaign County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.83%
Here: 41.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents26.0%11.7%10.5%5.4%5.0%
Congregations10.4%17.9%6.4%2.9%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchVineyard USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.7%4.5%3.7%3.0%25.5%
Congregations5.2%4.6%0.6%1.2%44.5%
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: 33
Champaign County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Champaign County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Champaign County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Here:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Champaign County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

9.5%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
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$405
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,670
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,075

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($58.82)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($29.41)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($29.41)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($19.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($78.43)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($68.63)
    Highways: $3,000 ($29.41)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($19.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($9.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($401.96)

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.74% ($27,410 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.34% ($31,189)
from Douglas County, IL  0.19% ($34,770)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($725 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.87% ($32,640 average AGI)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($28,860)
to McLean County, IL  0.21% ($35,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Foosland:

  • 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)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJCI (1460 AM; 1 kW; RANTOUL, IL)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Foosland:

  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • 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)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; COLFAX, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Foosland:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • FISHER, 2 Mi Se Of (Lat: 40.339194 Lon: -88.405056), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: KSO62
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Specialty Antenna Site Resources, Inc, Cedar Crest, NM 87008

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K9GKP, Licensee ID: L01029649
    Grant Date: 06/14/2005, Expiration Date: 07/11/2015, Certifier: Jack B Miller
    Registrant: Jack B Miller, 3406 Cr 300 E, Foosland, IL 61845
  • Call Sign: KB9GQW, Licensee ID: L00757692
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 11/23/2013
    Registrant: Samuel J Risley, 3125 County Rd 175e, Foosland, IL 61845
  • Call Sign: KD9CB, Previous Call Sign: KA9OFQ, Licensee ID: L00405843
    Grant Date: 09/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/26/2021, Certifier: Philip L Peterson
    Registrant: Philip L Peterson, 418 E 80n Rd, Foosland, IL 61845-9503
  • Call Sign: N9TND, Licensee ID: L00665772
    Grant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/18/2023, Certifier: Denise R Risley
    Registrant: Denise R Risley, 3125 Cr 175 E, Foosland, IL 61845-9711
  • Call Sign: KJ4QXQ, Licensee ID: L01533425
    Grant Date: 12/01/2009, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Chris A De Roo
    Registrant: Chris A De Roo, 263 Cr 3200n, Foosland, IL 61845

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