Gladstone, Illinois

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Population in 2012: 272 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 111  (40.8%)
Females: 161  (59.2%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61437.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,279 (it was $30,694 in 2000)
Gladstone:

$47,279
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,504 (it was $16,245 in 2000)

Gladstone village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,998 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Gladstone:

$48,998
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $58,580; Detached houses: $60,151; Mobile homes: $48,889

Median gross rent in 2012: $565.

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Gladstone races chart
  • White alone - 273 (97.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gladstone: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.9%), Irish (17.5%), United States (9.6%), Swedish (7.5%), English (6.4%), Welsh (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/26/1894

Elevation: 548 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 692 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gladstone:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gladstone village:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $952 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $683 (1.3%)

Gladstone satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 90.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

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

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Child care workers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in Gladstone: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 slightly below 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 233.7 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 215.9 miles away from Gladstone 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 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 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from Gladstone 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) earthquake occurred 233.9 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.2%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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

Gladstone 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gladstone village (based on Henderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.51%
Here: 34.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents32.4%12.6%11.6%10.7%7.9%
Congregations29.4%11.8%17.6%5.9%5.9%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.7%6.3%5.7%3.5%1.6%
Congregations5.9%5.9%5.9%5.9%5.9%
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: 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.
State:

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

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
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$305
Water Supply 0$0 4$924
Totals for Government 0$0 13$1,229

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($246.32)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($66.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($80.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($36.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($102.94)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($18.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($165.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($121.32)
    All Other: $14,000 ($51.47)
    Highways: $8,000 ($29.41)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($36.76)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.68)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $460,000 ($1691.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $455,000 ($1672.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($18.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $195,000 ($716.91)

5.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Des Moines County, IA  1.11% ($26,879 average AGI)
from Warren County, IL  0.88% ($22,962)
from Hancock County, IL  0.54% ($37,688)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Des Moines County, IA  1.57% ($22,234 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.60% ($28,500)
to Hancock County, IL  0.50% ($35,067)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 200

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Richard D Hofmann, Gladstone Il (Lat: 40.857278 Lon: -90.932778), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 94.4 m
    Registrant: 3193924251, Lkelley@danvilletelco.Net, 102 SOUTH MAIN STREET
  • Richard D Hofmann, Gladstone Il (Lat: 40.857278 Lon: -90.932778), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 94.4 m
    Registrant: 3193924251, Lkelley@danvilletelco.Net, 102 SOUTH MAIN STREET

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9983D , Serial Number: 22-6775, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Steven H Richmond, Po Box 247, Gladstone, IL 61437

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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

Gladstone on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
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