Godfrey, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 17,650 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 8,496  (48.1%)
Females: 9,154  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62035.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,171 (it was $50,342 in 2000)
Godfrey:

$70,171
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,532 (it was $25,292 in 2000)

Godfrey village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,415 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Godfrey:

$142,415
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,095; detached houses: $180,763; townhouses or other attached units: $236,828; in 2-unit structures: $62,478; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,468

Median gross rent in 2017: $865.

March 2019 cost of living index in Godfrey: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.9%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.2% for Black residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Godfrey, IL (2010)
    • 16,46791.6%White alone
    • 8304.6%Black alone
    • 2701.5%Hispanic
    • 2261.3%Two or more races
    • 1330.7%Asian alone
    • 420.2%American Indian alone
    • 110.06%Other race alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Godfrey, Illinois as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Godfrey is 710 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Godfrey by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
N/A3
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/A3
(16.6)
4
(22.3)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
4
(22.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
N/A11
(61.0)
5
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.8)
1
(5.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/A2
(11.1)
13
(72.4)
11
(61.5)
19
(106.5)
18
(101.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
N/A63
(349.3)
37
(206.0)
45
(251.5)
38
(213.0)
47
(265.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
N/A223
(1,236)
230
(1,281)
200
(1,118)
265
(1,485)
333
(1,879)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(22.2)
N/A5
(27.8)
3
(16.8)
7
(39.2)
6
(33.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)N/A142.8108.580.4108.3136.5

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City-data.com crime index in Godfrey, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
Illinois average:

2.74
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), American (13.2%), Irish (10.9%), English (9.4%), Italian (3.7%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/24/1991

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 34.5 square miles.

Population density: 512 people per square mile   (low).

Godfrey, Illinois map

311 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.8%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,664 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,873 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (12.3 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (22.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Alton, IL (2.0 miles ),
West Alton, MO (2.4 miles ),
East Alton, IL (2.6 miles ),
Brighton, IL (2.7 miles ),
Portage Des Sioux, MO (2.8 miles ),
Rosewood Heights, IL (2.8 miles ),
Elsah, IL (2.9 miles ),
Wood River, IL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,656 (-20.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,349 (15.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 1999: 78 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 61 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2001: 74 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2004: 83 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2005: 69 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2008: 59 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $329,600
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $238,900
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $199,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Godfrey, IL residents
Average permit cost in Godfrey, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +592 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in Godfrey, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Godfrey, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Godfrey, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Godfrey, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.3. This is worse than average.

City:

95.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.797. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.797
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.55
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0272. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0272
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Godfrey-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Godfrey 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 16.2 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Godfrey-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 129.7 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 125.1 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 128.5 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 147.1 miles away from Godfrey center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.2 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 131.3 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 Madison County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Godfrey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Godfrey:

  • BEVERLY FARM FOUNDATION (6301 HUMBERT ROAD)
  • GROUP HOME #2 (224 BACHMAN LANE)
  • PIASA MANOR (110 NORTH ALBY COURT)
  • TWIN RIVERS ESTATE (4710 PIERCE LANE)
  • BLU-FOUNTAIN MANOR (1623 29 WEST DELMAR)
  • D'ADRIAN CONVALESCENT CENTER (1313 D'ADRIAN PROFESSIONAL PRK)

Amtrak station near Godfrey:

  • 5 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 in Godfrey:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,189; Location: 5800 Godfrey Rd; Public; Website: www.lc.edu)
  • Alvareitas College of Cosmetology-Godfrey (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: 3048 Godfrey Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.alvareita.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Godfrey:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 16 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 18 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Lindenwood University (about 20 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 21 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 22 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Saint Louis University (about 22 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 23 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)

Public elementary/middle schools in Godfrey:

Private elementary/middle schools in Godfrey:

  • EVANGELICAL SCHOOL (Students: 498, Location: 1212 W HOMER M ADAMS PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST AMBROSE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 241, Location: 822 W HOMER ADAMS PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 73, Location: 5800 GODFREY RD, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Godfrey: Rolling Hills Golf Course (A), Godfrey Main Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Alden Hall (C), Baldwin Hall (D), Caldwell Hall (E), Erickson Hall (F), Fobes Hall (G), Gilman Hall (H), Haskell Hall (I), Hatheway Hall (J), Reid Hall (K), Trimpe Hall (L), Wade Hall (M), Godfrey Fire Protection District Station 2 (N), Godfrey Fire Protection District Station 1 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Godfrey include: Oblate Fathers Novitiate (A), Bethany Church (B), Rocky Fork Church (C), Melville Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethany Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Godfrey City Cemetery (3), Valhalla Memorial Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Godfrey Pond (A), Wilkinson Pond (B), Alton-Woodriver Sportsmens Reservoir (C), Warren Levis Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Fork (A), Little Piasa Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Godfrey include: John M Olin Nature Preserve (1), Adams Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bluff City Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 3002 Godfrey Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: HI Way House Motor Inn (3023 Godfrey Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Ellis Wainwright - Businessman and art collector.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Godfrey in 2010:

  • 287 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 127 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Godfrey in 2000:

  • 258 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Godfrey (2011 data):

  • Liberty Bank: Godfrey Branch at 2711 Godfrey Road, branch established on 1997/10/17; Godfrey Rt 67 Branch at 3112 Godfrey Road, branch established on 1997/05/09. Info updated 2007/08/29: Bank assets: $285.2 mil, Deposits: $234.1 mil, headquarters in Alton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Godfrey Branch at 821 Homer Adams Parkway, branch established on 1989/11/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Il Godfrey Walmart Branch at 6660 Godfrey Road, branch established on 2011/01/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Carrollton Bank: Godfrey Branch at 136 Northport Drive, branch established on 2000/02/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,013.8 mil, Deposits: $856.6 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cbx Corporation
  • Reliance Bank: -il Branch at 2810 Godfrey Road, branch established on 1999/06/17. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $980.2 mil, Deposits: $824.0 mil, headquarters in Des Peres, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Reliance Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Godfrey:

Marital status in Godfrey, IL
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Godfrey:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Godfrey, IL (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
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: 48
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Madison County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Madison County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Madison County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

9.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Godfrey:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Godfrey:

21.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Godfrey:

56.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Godfrey:

77.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Godfrey, 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
Other Government Administration 20$48,567$29,1401$368
Streets and Highways 7$25,758$44,1570$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 24$8,697
Totals for Government 27$74,325$33,03325$9,065

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,268,000 ($71.84)
    Regular Highways: $513,000 ($29.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,987,000 ($112.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,311,000 ($74.28)
    Sewerage: $1,217,000 ($68.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $634,000 ($35.92)
    Central Staff Services: $390,000 ($22.10)
    General - Other: $300,000 ($17.00)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($11.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $159,000 ($9.01)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($2.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($2.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $214,000 ($12.12)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($1.93)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,095,000 ($62.04)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,196,000 ($124.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000 ($10.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($4.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($2.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($1.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,370,000 ($190.93)
    Highways: $439,000 ($24.87)
    Other: $288,000 ($16.32)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $860,000 ($48.73)
    Property: $669,000 ($37.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($1.70)
    Other License: $13,000 ($0.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $820,000 ($46.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $793,000 ($44.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($5.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,000 ($4.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,465,000 ($536.26)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Clair County, IL  1.00% ($40,088 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($46,469)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.26% ($40,673)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.94% ($40,137 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($53,653)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.34% ($42,187)
Businesses in Godfrey, IL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Godfrey:

  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, 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.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • 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.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Godfrey:

  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W288AW (105.5 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTPC (105.3 FM; ELSAH, IL; Owner: PRINCIPIA COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • 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.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Godfrey:

  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • 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)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Godfrey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 62Number of bridges
  • 594ft / 181mTotal length
  • $529,142,000Total costs
  • 348,975Total average daily traffic
  • 47,468Total average daily truck traffic
  • 190,076Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Godfrey, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 222010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Godfrey, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Godfrey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Call Sign: KA74803, Licensee ID: L00270657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 166.250 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2000, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Registrant: Lewis & Clark Community College, 5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL 62035
  • 4700 Village Dr 62035 (Lat: 38.928944 Lon: -90.217611), Call Sign: WZB753, Licensee ID: L00374390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/1979, Expiration Date: 12/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2002, Registrant: Citicasters Licenses, Inc., 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3.4 Mi Nw (Lat: 38.978667 Lon: -90.249278), Structure height: 123 m, Call Sign: WPDA725, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 08/31/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • 3800 Airport Rd (Lat: 38.978611 Lon: -90.249167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123.1 m, Overall height: 127.7 m, Call Sign: WPFK931,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.562 MHz, 929.287 MHz, 929.612 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2001, Expiration Date: 07/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2001, Certifier: Donna E Comer, Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • 3800 Airport Rd (Lat: 38.978667 Lon: -90.249278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPFN558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.737 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/1999, Expiration Date: 10/25/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2001, Certifier: Donna Comer, Registrant: Paging Network Of America Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • Aei #1479 Godfrey, Mp 252 Near Pearl St, Springfield Sub (Lat: 38.957056 Lon: -90.186528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPMR632,
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 01/13/2014, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Wenzel Ln 700 E Of Oakbrook Rd (Lat: 38.947278 Lon: -90.164000), Call Sign: WNLL773, Licensee ID: L00076546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2003, Expiration Date: 04/26/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2013, Registrant: Fosterburg Water District, 3216 Main St Fosterburg, Alton, IL 62002, Phone: (618) 259-0935

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Godfrey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Godfrey)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED100$120,022100$141,897667$138,29039$56,14332$130,0601$10,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$85,08311$139,71525$125,2607$7,6631$110,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$117,82116$105,29196$133,10922$30,3665$87,9320$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$106,47513$133,05278$141,2953$41,4232$73,8950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$163,0502$149,94020$145,9460$01$50,1200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4020.00 , 4027.01, 4027.21, 4027.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$133,38227$159,1411$96,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$125,8935$247,5780$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,0401$137,9400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$120,5754$117,4450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$106,4200$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4020.00 , 4027.01, 4027.21, 4027.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Godfrey, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Godfrey, IL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 56. The highest number of fire incidents - 93 took place in 2017, and the least - 34 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Godfrey, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.6%), and Structure Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Godfrey, IL
    • 44546.6%Outside Fires
    • 33334.9%Structure Fires
    • 15516.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 222.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Godfrey, IL
Most common first names in Godfrey, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13874.9 years
Mary12978.3 years
William11674.3 years
Robert9072.9 years
Charles8873.5 years
James8371.9 years
Helen6780.1 years
Margaret6280.6 years
Joseph5075.9 years
George4774.3 years
Most common last names in Godfrey, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3871.2 years
Miller3176.6 years
Brown2078.5 years
Davis1976.8 years
Jones1874.6 years
Williams1877.1 years
Roberts1775.3 years
Elliott1575.0 years
Foster1574.8 years
Henderson1478.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Godfrey, IL
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Godfrey, IL
  • 70.7%Electricity
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Godfrey compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.

Godfrey on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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