Hamburg, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 57  (45.1%)
Females: 71  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  51.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62045

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,409 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$40,409
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,571 (it was $17,290 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,001 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$76,001
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $125,000; Detached houses: $125,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $536.

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  • White alone - 119 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamburg: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Hamburg, IL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (48.1%), Irish (11.2%), Scotch-Irish (8.6%), English (6.4%), Hungarian (6.4%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/16/1902

Elevation: 445 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile   (very low).

Hamburg, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Hamburg:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamburg village:

  • Never married: 9.9%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

10 residents are foreign born

This village:  6.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hamburg, Illinois as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamburg to the number of sex offenders is 63 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,188 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,350 (2.8%)

Hamburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (31.9 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (48.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elsberry, MO (2.4 miles ), Annada, MO (2.5 miles) , Kampsville, IL (2.7 miles ), Hardin, IL (2.7 miles ), Eldred, IL (3.1 miles ), Paynesville, MO (3.2 miles) , Foley, MO (3.6 miles) , Clarksville, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code: 618

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

7.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-16.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (39%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Hamburg, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hamburg-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Hamburg village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamburg-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 161.7 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 154.7 miles away from Hamburg 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 156.5 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 180.5 miles away from the city 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 190.8 miles away from Hamburg 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 163.1 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 Calhoun County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamburg:

  • CALHOUN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HARDIN, IL)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTME (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HARDIN, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamburg:

  • Lindenwood University (about 33 miles; Saint Charles, MO; Full-time enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 33 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 34 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 43 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 43 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 43 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 46 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

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Notable location: North Calhoun Fire Protection District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Calhoun 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 2012 was 90.5. This is worse than average.

City:

90.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamburg and their reported violations in the past:

THE PALACE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2008), St Boil Water Order (AUG-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2008), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (APR-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2008)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Hamburg compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Other fuel (12%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamburg village (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.83%
Here: 64.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents63.2%11.6%8.2%5.6%11.4%
Congregations30.4%13.0%4.3%8.7%43.5%
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: 3
Calhoun County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Calhoun County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

21.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

26.3%
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$55
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$259
Totals for Government 0$0 8$314

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($140.63)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($23.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $58,000 ($453.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($23.44)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($421.88)
    General Support: $11,000 ($85.94)
    Highways: $4,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($39.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $28,000 ($218.75)

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
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 Madison County, IL  0.89% ($32,412 average AGI)
from Jersey County, IL  0.79% ($31,867)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
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 Madison County, IL  1.04% ($55,350 average AGI)
to Jersey County, IL  0.83% ($30,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamburg:

  • 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.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • 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.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamburg:

  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KFNS-FM (100.7 FM; TROY, MO; Owner: SIMULCAST, LLC)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamburg:

  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Hamburg fatal accident list:

Dec 26, 2004 12:25 AM, Cemetery Hill Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 575
Total average daily truck traffic: 25
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 593

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAMBURG TOWER, 3.7 Miles Se Of (Lat: 39.203333 Lon: -90.655278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: KBV59
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.350 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2007, Expiration Date: 12/24/2017
    Registrant: Illinois Rural Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3128, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9MDD, Licensee ID: L01322189
    Grant Date: 09/10/2007, Expiration Date: 09/10/2017, Certifier: Gregory A Gresham
    Registrant: Gregory A Gresham, Rr 1 Box 116 A, Hamburg, IL 62045

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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