Gifford, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,083 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.9%
 
Males: 551  (50.9%)
Females: 532  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61847.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,335 (it was $46,667 in 2000)
Gifford:

$65,335
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,896 (it was $22,040 in 2000)

Gifford village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,258 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
Gifford:

$152,258
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $193,894; detached houses: $207,178; townhouses or other attached units: $159,165; in 2-unit structures: $119,752; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,274; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,597; mobile homes: $47,115

Median gross rent in 2017: $672.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gifford: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.5%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Gifford, IL (2010)
    • 94997.3%White alone
    • 161.6%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gifford, Illinois as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gifford is 857 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Gifford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(100.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(102.4)
1
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(302.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(199.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.2)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(304.0)
1
(100.1)
1
(100.5)
0
(0.0)
12
(1,208)
3
(300.6)
7
(715.7)
1
(102.4)
8
(796.0)
5
(447.6)
3
(273.5)
3
(272.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(201.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)12.24.04.00.085.632.128.624.6145.317.917.310.9

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City-data.com crime index in Gifford, IL

Crime rate in Gifford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Illinois average:

2.66
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Ancestries: American (40.6%), German (29.9%), Irish (4.6%), English (4.5%), British (3.6%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/20/1954

Elevation: 801 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,712 people per square mile   (low).

Gifford, Illinois map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,848 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,634 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (18.4 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (105.5 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (107.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Penfield, IL (2.0 miles),
Rantoul, IL (2.6 miles ),
Ludlow, IL (2.8 miles ),
Royal, IL (2.9 miles ),
Thomasboro, IL (3.1 miles ),
Paxton, IL (3.3 miles ),
Potomac, IL (3.4 miles ),
Rankin, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 88.02 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Gifford, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gifford, IL in 2017
Gifford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Gifford, IL residents
Average permit cost in Gifford, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Gifford, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Utilities (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Gifford, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.4%)

Average climate in Gifford, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Gifford-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Gifford village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 13 people.

Earthquake activity:

Gifford-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 128.5 miles away from Gifford 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 103.0 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 161.0 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 127.0 miles away from Gifford center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 118.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 262.4 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 Champaign County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gifford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gifford:

  • COUNTRY HEALTH (RURAL ROUTE 1 BOX 14)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gifford:

  • ILLINOIS KNIGHTS TEMPLAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • PAXTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF PAXTON (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER - FORD COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAXTON, IL)

Amtrak stations near Gifford:

  • 8 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.
  • 18 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 Gifford:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 18 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 19 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 27 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 53 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 54 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 55 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Richland Community College (about 55 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public elementary/middle school in Gifford:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Gifford United Methodist Church 351 West Plumb Gifford, Il. 61847 Worship 8:30 AM, Sunday School 9:45, Youth meet 2nd & 4th Sunday evening

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Gifford Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gifford: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Gifford: Roessler Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Mike Frerichs - Politician.

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

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

GORDON HANNAGAN AUCTION CO (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gifford that have no violations reported:

  • STAGECOACH AT GORDYVILLE (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
79 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Gifford (2011 data):

  • The Gifford State Bank: at 304 South Main Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $114.7 mil, Deposits: $103.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gifford Bancorp, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Gifford:

Marital status in Gifford, IL
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 16.9%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Gifford:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gifford
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gifford, IL (based on Champaign County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,618111
Mainline Protestant16,65254
Catholic15,21517
Other6,44120
Black Protestant1,4517
Orthodox5952
None132,109-
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: 33
Champaign County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
Here:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Champaign County:

27.6%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Champaign County:

9.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gifford:

43.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Gifford:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gifford:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Gifford:

58.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Gifford:

75.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gifford, 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 0$0 3$3,736
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$595
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$4,342
Police - Other 0$0 1$263
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$520
Water Supply 0$0 3$2,584
Totals for Government 0$0 13$12,040

Gifford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $153,000 ($141.27)
    Water Utilities: $76,000 ($70.18)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($59.10)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($48.94)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($33.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $156,000 ($144.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($15.70)

Gifford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $98,000 ($90.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($3.69)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($3.69)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($119.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $201,000 ($185.60)
    Highways: $27,000 ($24.93)
  • Tax - Property: $91,000 ($84.03)
    Other License: $3,000 ($2.77)

Gifford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $530,000 ($489.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $489,000 ($451.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($37.86)

Gifford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $526,000 ($485.69)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($395 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.64% ($40,129 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.35% ($42,775)
from McLean County, IL  0.22% ($41,706)


7.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.81% ($74,943 average AGI)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.28% ($42,804)
to McLean County, IL  0.24% ($47,897)

Businesses in Gifford, IL

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gifford:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJCI (1460 AM; 1 kW; RANTOUL, IL)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gifford:

  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WHPO (100.9 FM; HOOPESTON, IL; Owner: MARKET STREET BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gifford:

  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.4mTotal length
  • 8,650Total average daily traffic
  • 607Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,492Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gifford, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gifford, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • (Gifford) 5,500' Ne Of State Route 136 And Main Ave. (Lat: 40.326972 Lon: -88.027528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKA469
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 2377 County Road 3000 North (66425) (Lat: 40.312694 Lon: -88.006778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA478
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 108 E Center St (Lat: 40.307806 Lon: -88.023083), Call Sign: KNCR747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/1997, Expiration Date: 03/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Compromise, Township Of, Box 337, Gifford, IL 61847, Phone: (217) 568-7900
  • Gifford Substa Sta 72 1.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.328083 Lon: -88.024750), Call Sign: WGZ953, Licensee ID: L00026067,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2011, Expiration Date: 09/16/2021, Registrant: Prairie Power Inc., 2103 South Main, Jacksonville, IL 62650, Phone: (217) 245-6161, Fax: (217) 245-1705, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GIFFORD, 1.5 Mi N Of Gifford (Lat: 40.326972 Lon: -88.027528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQSA265,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2013, Expiration Date: 08/21/2023, Certifier: Michael H Kefauver, Registrant: Future Technologies, 300 Petty Rd, Suite B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, Phone: (630) 841-0229, Email:
  • GIFFORD ELEVATOR, 101 S Gifford St (Lat: 40.305806 Lon: -88.020556), Type: Silo, Structure height: 53 m, Overall height: 56 m, Call Sign: WQZQ981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2017, Expiration Date: 07/12/2027, Certifier: Brian A Hesterberg, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N9MNT, Licensee ID: L00372856, Grant Date: 02/11/2011, Expiration Date: 05/05/2021, Certifier: Joe H Kerr Jr, Registrant: Joe H Kerr Jr, 302 W Summit, Gifford, IL 61847
  • Call Sign: WB9GZW, Licensee ID: L00583577, Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2021, Certifier: Michael B Busboom, Registrant: Michael B Busboom, 2316 County Rd 2800 N, Gifford, IL 61847

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$42,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Gifford, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.3%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gifford, IL
    • 6849.3%Outside Fires
    • 4532.6%Structure Fires
    • 2115.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gifford, IL
Most common first names in Gifford, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna1980.9 years
John1579.1 years
William1377.8 years
Mary1279.6 years
Robert1082.8 years
George976.5 years
Henry879.9 years
Grace790.6 years
Ernest676.0 years
Marie685.5 years
Most common last names in Gifford, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1679.3 years
Busboom1679.7 years
Duitsman780.1 years
Bruns774.7 years
Huls776.0 years
Saathoff685.8 years
Schluter678.3 years
Smith683.6 years
Ehmen575.8 years
King481.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gifford, IL
  • 73.6%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gifford, IL
  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Electricity


Gifford compared to Illinois 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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