Gulf Port, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 51 (32% urban, 68% rural). Population change since 2000: -75.4%
Males: 28  (55.6%)
Females: 23  (44.4%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 61425.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $53,043 (it was $36,167 in 2000)
Gulf Port:

$53,043
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,278 (it was $16,918 in 2000)

Gulf Port village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $155,610 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Gulf Port:

$155,610
IL:

$180,300
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  • Races in Gulf Port, IL (2010)

    Gulf Port races chart
    • 5398.1%White alone
    • 11.9%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gulf Port: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (35.7%), German (28.6%), French (7.1%), Irish (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/22/1934

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Gulf Port, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Gulf Port:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gulf Port village:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 73.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

2 residents are foreign born (11.1% Europe).

This village:

11.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Gulf Port village:  2.4% ($700)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)
Gulf Port satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (56.9 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (157.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (190.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burlington, IA (1.3 miles ), West Burlington, IA (2.1 miles ), Beaverdale, IA (2.7 miles ), Gladstone, IL (2.8 miles ), Lomax, IL (3.0 miles ), Middletown, IA (3.1 miles ), Stronghurst, IL (3.2 miles ), Oquawka, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.81 N, Longitude: 91.08 W

Gulf Port household income distribution Gulf Port home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (75%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (43%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (75%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Gulf Port, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gulf Port-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Gulf Port village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gulf Port-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 235.8 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 218.6 miles away from Gulf Port 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 263.2 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 265.3 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 236.1 miles away from Gulf Port center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 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 Henderson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gulf Port topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gulf Port:

  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH CARE LTD (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • ELM VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER-NF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • WOODLAKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - W BURLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)

Amtrak stations near Gulf Port:

  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 19 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gulf Port:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 5 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 32 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Augustana College (about 56 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 56 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Black Hawk College (about 57 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 57 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 59 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

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Notable locations in Gulf Port: Carthage Junction (A), Gulfport Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Orchard City Lake (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.912
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Illinois average:

12.3

Gulf Port travel time to work - commute Gulf Port mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gulf Port village (based on Henderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,76713
Evangelical Protestant4794
Catholic1901
Other1-
None4,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Henderson County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gulf Port:

46.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Gulf Port:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

36.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gulf Port:

18.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gulf Port:

7.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gulf Port:

33.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Gulf Port:

51.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Gulf Port:

87.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gulf Port, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$661
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$525
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$4,647
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 13$6,733

Gulf Port government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($607.84)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($490.20)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($196.08)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($156.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($196.08)

Gulf Port government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($78.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($19.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($509.80)
    Highways: $11,000 ($215.69)
    All Other: $6,000 ($117.65)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($313.73)
    NEC: $15,000 ($294.12)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($117.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $137,000 ($2686.27)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Des Moines County, IA  1.17% ($30,676 average AGI)
from Warren County, IL  0.41% ($42,417)
from Knox County, IL  0.34% ($20,000)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Des Moines County, IA  1.32% ($51,692 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.61% ($27,611)
to Hancock County, IL  0.51% ($28,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gulf Port:

  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCPS (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: JOHN M. GIANNETTINO)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gulf Port:

  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K214BC (90.7 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: OAK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K285DJ (104.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K257DR (99.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: FREEDOM QUEST PROMOTIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Gulf Port:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 84m276ftTotal length
  • 30,900Total average daily traffic
  • 4,500Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Gulf Port compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly 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.
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