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Population in 2012: 396 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 

Males: 196  (49.6%)
Females: 200  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61438.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,969 (it was $37,386 in 2000)
Good Hope:

$44,969
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,663

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,751 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Good Hope:

$63,751
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,584; Detached houses: $93,896; Mobile homes: $32,125

Median gross rent in 2012: $585.

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  • White alone - 386 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Good Hope: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.6%), United States (15.2%), English (14.2%), Irish (12.2%), Dutch (3.0%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/22/1894

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,344 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Good Hope:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Good Hope village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

12 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This village:  2.9%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,398 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,135 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (57.1 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (135.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sciota, IL (2.0 miles) , Macomb, IL (2.6 miles ), Bardolph, IL (2.7 miles ), Bushnell, IL (3.0 miles ), Blandinsville, IL (3.2 miles ), Colchester, IL (3.3 miles ), Prairie City, IL (3.5 miles ), Roseville, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.56 N, Longitude: 90.68 W

Area code: 309

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Good Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Good Hope village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McDonough County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Good Hope:

  • COUNTRYVIEW CC OF MACOMB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MACOMB, IL)
  • FMC - MACOMB (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MACOMB, IL)
  • MDH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MACOMB, IL)

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Amtrak station near Good Hope:

  • 7 miles: MACOMB (120 E. CALHOUN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Good Hope:

  • Western Illinois University (about 7 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,446)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 32 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Bradley University (about 57 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Illinois Central College (about 62 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Black Hawk College (about 65 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)
  • Augustana College (about 66 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 67 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)

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Notable location: Good Hope - Sciota Fire Protection District Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
McDonough 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: 8.4%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 53.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Good Hope, IL

Good Hope 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Good Hope travel time to work - commute


Good Hope mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Good Hope village (based on McDonough County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.35%
Here35.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents22.0%19.2%10.8%10.3%8.0%
Congregations26.8%5.4%8.9%10.7%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.1%4.7%2.5%2.5%15.0%
Congregations5.4%3.6%1.8%1.8%30.4%
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: 6
McDonough County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
McDonough County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McDonough County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
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$476
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$837
Water Supply 1$2,234$26,8080$0
Totals for Government 1$2,234$26,80810$1,313

Good Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($5.05)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $52,000 ($131.31)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($85.86)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($83.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($50.51)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($47.98)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($10.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($2.53)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($2.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($95.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($10.10)

Good Hope government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($58.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($50.51)
    All Other: $6,000 ($15.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($93.43)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($20.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($58.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $55,000 ($138.89)
    Highways: $12,000 ($30.30)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($25.25)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.53)

Good Hope government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($161.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($101.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($60.61)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($35.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $318,000 ($803.03)

8.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.81% of residents moved from foreign countries ($348 average AGI)
McDonough County:

0.81%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, IL  0.63% ($20,167 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IL  0.44% ($21,848)
from Cook County, IL  0.34% ($15,222)


8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
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 Cook County, IL  0.64% ($23,544 average AGI)
to Fulton County, IL  0.56% ($37,492)
to Hancock County, IL  0.49% ($22,288)

Strongest AM radio stations in Good Hope:

  • WLRB (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Good Hope:

  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • W209AL (89.7 FM; MACOMB, ETC., IL; Owner: H.O.P.E. BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W213AH (90.5 FM; MACOMB, ETC., IL; Owner: H.O.P.E. BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIUS (88.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WTND-LP (106.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: T AND D COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Good Hope:

  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Peter M Connolly, 15210 Il Hwy 9 (Lat: 40.550556 Lon: -90.587222), Type: 105.2, Overall height: 102.1 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 15210 Il Hwy 9 (Lat: 40.550556 Lon: -90.587222), Type: 105.2, Overall height: 102.1 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • David Seykota, 11413 N 1900th Road (Lat: 40.557250 Lon: -90.685250), Type: 60.4, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • David Seykota, 11413 N 1900th Road (Lat: 40.557250 Lon: -90.685250), Type: 60.4, Structure height: 17109 m, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 40.551694 Lon: -90.769861), Call Sign: WZB394
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2012, Expiration Date: 02/21/2022, Certifier: Dean Ruebush
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GOOD HOPE TWR, 138 Chestnut Street (Lat: 40.557306 Lon: -90.676583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNC693
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2010, Expiration Date: 12/16/2020, Certifier: Kim A Limkeman
    Registrant: Computer Masters International, Inc., 527 E. Grant Street, Macomb, IL 61455, Phone: (309) 833-4380, Fax: (309) 836-2430, Email:
  • BUSHNELL, 15210 Il Hwy 9 (Lat: 40.550556 Lon: -90.587222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 102.1 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WHA718
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9NYA, Licensee ID: L01292057
    Grant Date: 07/14/2008, Expiration Date: 07/14/2018, Certifier: David R Hainline
    Registrant: David R Hainline, 19525 E 1100th St, Good Hope, IL 61438



Most common first names in Good Hope, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John774.4 years
William770.8 years
George575.0 years
Dorothy580.8 years
Robert470.3 years
Dale475.2 years
Ronald366.3 years
Alice379.7 years
Harold378.7 years
Thomas379.4 years
Most common last names in Good Hope, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mesecher674.5 years
Smith664.7 years
Fox576.4 years
Payne571.4 years
Ruebush588.0 years
Harper482.7 years
Billeter479.5 years
Geltmacher485.2 years
Moore477.7 years
Taylor479.5 years

Good Hope on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations:"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
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