Grand Tower, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 592 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 300  (50.8%)
Females: 292  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62942.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,748 (it was $27,135 in 2000)
Grand Tower:

$28,748
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,802 (it was $14,525 in 2000)

Grand Tower city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,530 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Grand Tower:

$33,530
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $89,855; Detached houses: $57,526; Mobile homes: $156,620

Median gross rent in 2012: $438.

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Grand Tower races chart
  • White alone - 586 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grand Tower: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (15.2%), English (13.6%), United States (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/28/1872

Elevation: 361 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 471 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Tower,IL real estate house value index trend

Grand Tower, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Grand Tower:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Tower city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Grand Tower, Illinois as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grand Tower to the number of sex offenders is 300 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $425 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $250 (0.7%)

Grand Tower satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (79.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Altenburg, MO (2.1 miles ), Gorham, IL (2.4 miles ), Frohna, MO (2.5 miles) , Alto Pass, IL (3.3 miles ), Old Appleton, MO (3.4 miles) , Pocahontas, MO (3.4 miles) , Murphysboro, IL (3.6 miles ), Harrison, IL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 89.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Grand Tower household income distribution Grand Tower home values distribution

Crime rates in Grand Tower by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Assaults 04220000000N/A
per 100,000 0.0641.0320.5326.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Burglaries 15330000123N/A
per 100,000 160.3801.3480.8489.40.00.00.00.0170.4345.4531.9N/A
Thefts 714330100016N/A
per 100,000 1121.82243.6480.8489.40.0167.50.00.00.0172.71063.8N/A
Auto thefts 0100000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.0160.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Arson 00000000003N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0531.9N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 58.4298.6121.8124.00.07.00.00.012.432.4N/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Grand Tower detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -135 (-17.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in Grand Tower, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grand Tower-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Grand Tower city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Tower-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 104.7 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 32.3 miles away from Grand Tower 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 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 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 120.3 miles away from Grand Tower center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 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 Jackson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Tower topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Tower:

  • OUR PLACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • REHAB AND CARE CTR - JACKSON CO (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • ORCHARD COURT (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • PEACHTREE ESTATES (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • CARBONDALE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • VILLAGE INN-COBDEN (Hospital, about 16 miles away; COBDEN, IL)

Heliports located in Grand Tower:

Amtrak station near Grand Tower:

  • 17 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Tower:

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 17 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,539)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 22 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 24 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Rend Lake College (about 47 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Mineral Area College (about 56 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 66 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

Public elementary/middle school in Grand Tower:

See full list of schools located in Grand Tower

Library in Grand Tower:

  • GRAND TOWER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,606; Location: 111 WALNUT STREET; 4,110 books; 191 audio materials; 1,038 video materials; 16 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Grand Tower: Grand Tower Campground and Picnic Area (A), Tower Rock Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Walker Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.9%
(30.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Grand Tower 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Grand Tower (2011 data):

  • First Southern Bank: Grand Tower Branch at 628 Front Street, branch established on 2006/11/30. Info updated 2006/12/15: Bank assets: $243.1 mil, Deposits: $218.6 mil, headquarters in Carbondale, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancshares, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Grand Tower travel time to work - commute Grand Tower mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Grand Tower city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.32%
Here: 40.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents27.1%11.6%9.7%9.5%9.1%
Congregations19.3%4.5%12.5%10.2%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristMuslim EstimateAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.4%5.2%4.4%2.3%15.8%
Congregations5.7%5.7%2.3%4.5%29.5%
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: 14
Jackson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Jackson County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Jackson County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

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

9.8%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,487
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,323
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$3,154
Streets and Highways 1$3,689$44,2680$0
Totals for Government 1$3,689$44,26813$5,964

Grand Tower government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $48,000 ($81.08)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $153,000 ($258.45)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($143.58)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($99.66)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($82.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($67.57)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($59.12)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($57.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($5.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $133,000 ($224.66)

Grand Tower government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($62.50)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($54.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($108.11)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($18.58)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $137,000 ($231.42)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($89.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $64,000 ($108.11)
    Highways: $18,000 ($30.41)
    Public Welfare: $4,000 ($6.76)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $20,000 ($33.78)
    Property: $12,000 ($20.27)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.38)

Grand Tower government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $63,000 ($106.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $53,000 ($89.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($16.89)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $34,000 ($57.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $341,000 ($576.01)

9.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williamson County, IL  1.25% ($23,926 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.84% ($17,110)
from Perry County, IL  0.37% ($25,767)


10.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.57%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williamson County, IL  1.41% ($27,864 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.96% ($17,189)
to Perry County, IL  0.36% ($24,211)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Tower:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • 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.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Tower:

  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Tower:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Grand Tower fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 1983 02:00 PM, 3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grand Tower)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GRAND TOWER, 2 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.656444 Lon: -89.508167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KSE56, Licensee ID: L00838286
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/30/2022, Certifier: Gerald Bednar
    Registrant: Ameren Services Company

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K9SYB, Licensee ID: L00314744
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014
    Registrant: William E Golliher Sr, 616 3rd Ave #10, Grand Tower, IL 62942

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: INFINITY INFINITY 2001 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4488G , Serial Number: IPPI-A029, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Gary F Hileman, 1103 Power Plant Rd, Grand Tower, IL 62942

Most common first names in Grand Tower, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.8 years
Mary1082.7 years
Charles873.7 years
Robert770.7 years
James572.2 years
Harold483.2 years
Frank470.2 years
Beulah467.5 years
Fred471.5 years
Elmer478.3 years
Most common last names in Grand Tower, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Qualls1576.7 years
Cripps1068.4 years
Ellet776.6 years
Huffman674.4 years
Baltzell661.6 years
Robertson565.4 years
Bridgeman579.8 years
Russell575.6 years
Cavaness478.8 years
Hudson479.3 years

Grand Tower on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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