Gladstone, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 264 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 140  (53.1%)
Females: 124  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61437.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,457 (it was $30,694 in 2000)
Gladstone:

$34,457
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,281 (it was $16,245 in 2000)

Gladstone village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $48,378 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Gladstone:

$48,378
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $54,668; detached houses: $54,937; mobile homes: $54,014

Median gross rent in 2019: $419.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gladstone: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
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  • Races in Gladstone, IL (2010)
    • 27397.2%White alone
    • 31.1%Other race alone
    • 31.1%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Black alone

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Ancestries: German (29.3%), American (18.7%), English (6.7%), Danish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/26/1894

Elevation: 548 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 671 people per square mile   (low).

Gladstone, Illinois map

14 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This village:

7.3%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,293 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $510 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (50.7 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (159.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (183.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Biggsville, IL (2.2 miles ),
Oquawka, IL (2.3 miles ),
Gulf Port, IL (2.8 miles ),
Stronghurst, IL (2.9 miles ),
Media, IL (3.0 miles),
Burlington, IA (3.0 miles ),
Kirkwood, IL (3.3 miles ),
West Burlington, IA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 90.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Distribution of median household income in Gladstone, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gladstone, IL in 2019
Gladstone satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gladstone, IL residents
Average permit cost in Gladstone, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in Gladstone, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Warehousing & storage (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Warehousing & storage (10.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Social assistance (16.7%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (11.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.4%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Gladstone, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electricians (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (13.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Electricians (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Gladstone, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Gladstone-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Gladstone village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gladstone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 169% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from Gladstone 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 215.9 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) earthquake occurred 261.6 miles away from the 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 266.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.8 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 Henderson County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gladstone topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gladstone:

  • HENDERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPART (P. O. BOX 220)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gladstone:

  • HENDERSON COUNTY RET CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STRONGHURST, IL)
  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH CARE LTD (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • ELM VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER-NF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • WOODLAKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - W BURLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)

Amtrak stations near Gladstone:

  • 9 miles: ALDERSHOT (BURLINGTON, 1199 WATERDOWN RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gladstone:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 12 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 32 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Augustana College (about 49 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 50 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Black Hawk College (about 50 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 51 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 53 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gladstone: Gladstone Ambulance Service (A), Gladstone Fire Protection District Gulfport Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Gladstone: Gladstone United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

57.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

12.6%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Gladstone:

Marital status in Gladstone, IL
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 28.8%

For population 25 years and over in Gladstone:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gladstone, IL (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,76713
Evangelical Protestant4794
Catholic1901
Other1-
None4,894-
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: 2
Henderson County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Henderson County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Henderson County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

27.6%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 12$1,395
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,395

Gladstone government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $50,000 ($189.39)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($185.61)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($34.09)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($34.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($56.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($53.03)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($18.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,000 ($75.76)

Gladstone government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($22.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($15.15)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($212.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($174.24)
    Highways: $7,000 ($26.52)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($53.03)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.79)

Gladstone government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000 ($1306.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($1268.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($37.88)

Gladstone government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $319,000 ($1208.33)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gladstone:

  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCPS (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: JOHN M. GIANNETTINO)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gladstone:

  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gladstone:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.0mTotal length
  • $196,000Total costs
  • 20,650Total average daily traffic
  • 3,742Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,375Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gladstone, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gladstone, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gladstone)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Ls1 Mp 197.1 - Burlington East Aei - Main 2 Ant 1 (Lat: 40.858194 Lon: -90.974806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 1 m, Call Sign: WQXK799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz, 917.000 MHz, 918.500 MHz, 920.000 MHz, 921.500 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2026, Certifier: Miles Francis, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • LONE TREE DED, Bnsf Ls1 Mp199.9 - Lone Tree Ded (Lat: 40.837333 Lon: -91.018417), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: KNDS964,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 05/27/2023, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DM03IP680, Gladstone Il (Lat: 40.857278 Lon: -90.932778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQVY786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/17/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rural Route (Lat: 40.875028 Lon: -90.037333), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KJA586, Licensee ID: L00381301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/03/2021, Registrant: Twomey Co, 1 State St, Smithshire, IL 61478, Phone: (309) 325-7100, Fax: (309) 325-7109

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9MQJ, Licensee ID: L01350806, Grant Date: 12/18/2017, Expiration Date: 12/18/2027, Certifier: Douglas Hoelscher, Registrant: Douglas Hoelscher, 308 Chestnut, Gladstone, IL 61437

Most common first names in Gladstone, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert763.6 years
William670.5 years
Charles571.0 years
Myrtle575.8 years
James574.0 years
Earl581.8 years
Frances486.0 years
George478.2 years
Mildred475.5 years
Harry379.3 years
Most common last names in Gladstone, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whitmore875.0 years
Bigger763.7 years
Lewis779.4 years
Stewart676.1 years
Johnson677.5 years
Morris680.2 years
Bielser582.4 years
Cisna588.2 years
Law571.6 years
Allen469.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gladstone, IL
  • 96.0%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gladstone, IL
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity


Gladstone compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age above 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 college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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