Hamel, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 807 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.6%
Males: 388  (48.2%)
Females: 419  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62046, 62097.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,929 (it was $45,750 in 2000)
Hamel:

$73,929
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,797 (it was $19,062 in 2000)

Hamel village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,109 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Hamel:

$175,109
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $167,646; Detached houses: $167,026

Median gross rent in 2016: $850.

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  • Races in Hamel, IL (2010)

    Hamel races chart
    • 80398.4%White alone
    • 81.0%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamel: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (57.7%), Irish (12.3%), American (6.8%), French (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/06/1955

Elevation: 545 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 696 people per square mile   (low).

Hamel,IL real estate house value index trend

Hamel, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Hamel:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamel village:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

14 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hamel, Illinois as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamel to the number of sex offenders is 1,011 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,423 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,720 (1.7%)

Hamel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (26.7 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (28.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Worden, IL (1.8 miles ), Holiday Shores, IL (2.4 miles ), Alhambra, IL (2.4 miles ), Livingston, IL (2.7 miles ), Marine, IL (2.8 miles ), Williamson, IL (2.9 miles ), Edwardsville, IL (2.9 miles ), Staunton, IL (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.89 N, Longitude: 89.84 W

Area code: 618

Hamel household income distribution Hamel home values distribution

Crime rates in Hamel (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (127.7 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (255.4 per 100,000)
  • 10 thefts (1,277.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Crime rates in Hamel (2011):

  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 90.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Hamel, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Hamel village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 tornado 15.6 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:

Hamel-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 109.9 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 105.6 miles away from Hamel 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 120.2 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 128.0 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 111.5 miles away from Hamel center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 96.6 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).
Hamel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamel:

  • HITZ MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • ALHAMBRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • ANNA HENRY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EDWARDSVILLE, IL)
  • EDWARDSVILLE DAVITA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; EDWARDSVILLE, IL)
  • MADISON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EDWARDSVILLE, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; STAUNTON, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-STAUNTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STAUNTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Hamel:

  • 16 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Hamel:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 11 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • McKendree University (about 20 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 20 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 27 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 27 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 28 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 28 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

Public elementary/middle school in Hamel:

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Notable locations in Hamel: Hamel Community Center (A), Alhambra - Hamel Ambulance Service (B), Hamel Community Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hamel: Hamel Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Madison 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 2013 was 98.3. This is worse than average.

City:

98.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.261. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.261
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.4%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  74.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.5%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Hamel (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank in Staunton: Hamel State Bank Branch at 105 East State Street, branch established on 1957/09/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.2 mil, Deposits: $396.5 mil, headquarters in Staunton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Staunton Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamel village (based on Madison County data)

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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hamel:

60.7%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Hamel:

24.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

4.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamel:

28.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

69.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

90.3%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamel, 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$600
Other Government Administration 1$6,640$79,68016$7,771
Judicial and Legal 1$4,292$51,5040$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,720$31,4400$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$651
Streets and Highways 2$7,822$46,9321$1,072
Parks and Recreation 2$10,114$60,6840$0
Totals for Government 12$44,588$44,58819$10,094

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($26.02)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $168,000 ($208.18)
    Water Utilities: $92,000 ($114.00)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($57.00)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($47.09)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($40.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($26.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $14,000 ($17.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($6.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $127,000 ($157.37)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $77,000 ($95.42)
    All Other: $27,000 ($33.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $21,000 ($26.02)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($19.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($146.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $174,000 ($215.61)
    All Other: $43,000 ($53.28)
    Highways: $16,000 ($19.83)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($30.98)
    NEC: $14,000 ($17.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $484,000 ($599.75)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.91% ($35,916 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.38% ($41,118)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.27% ($33,631)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($31,914 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.46% ($48,722)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.29% ($31,589)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamel:

  • 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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WRYT (1080 AM; 1 kW; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamel:

  • 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)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamel:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, 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)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

Hamel fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2003 10:45 AM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Aug 14, 1999 02:05 AM, I-55-Ramp, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 17, 1992 00:40 AM, 140, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 33,050Total average daily traffic
  • 8,683Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamel)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • FIREHOUSE, 401 North Rt Old Route 66 (Lat: 38.875000 Lon: -89.870944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KZI355
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 10/08/2015, Expiration Date: 11/21/2025Registrant: Whiteside Communications, 1420 Old Ripley Rd, Sorento, IL 62086, Phone: (217) 272-4490, Fax: (217) 272-4590, Email:
  • I55 And Il 140 (Lat: 38.887833 Lon: -89.838139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPIC501
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHzGrant Date: 06/01/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2015, Certifier: Timothy J PetersRegistrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • I55 And Il 140 (Lat: 38.887833 Lon: -89.838139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPKE674
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2015, Certifier: Timothy J PetersRegistrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 230 N Hillsboro Rd (Lat: 38.889500 Lon: -89.752306), Call Sign: KSH678, Licensee ID: L00020736
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8000 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2011, Expiration Date: 11/21/2021Registrant: Suhres Gas & Appliance Co Inc, Box 127, Hamel, IL 62046, Phone: (618) 633-2231

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Hamel Grain COOP, 14-98 N Hillsboro Ave (Lat: 38.890361 Lon: -89.844528), Type: Silo, Structure height: 32.9 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQUL993
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/2014, Expiration Date: 08/13/2024, Certifier: Nathan StookeRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • STATION, S Of Rte 160 And .4 Mi E Of (Lat: 38.887806 Lon: -89.838139), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KJV96
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.300 MHzGrant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 231 North Hillsboro Avenue (Lat: 38.890861 Lon: -89.884528), Call Sign: KNKM485, Licensee ID: L00002608
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2004Registrant: Madison Telephone Company, 118 State Street, Hamel, IL 62046-0000, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA9HLO, Grant Date: 08/27/1991, Expiration Date: 08/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/28/2003, Registrant: John Morgando, 17 Wolf St, Hamel, IL 62046
  • Call Sign: KC9AFO, Licensee ID: L00396964, Grant Date: 09/05/2001, Expiration Date: 09/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2013, Certifier: Jeffrey D Eggemeyer, Registrant: Jeffrey D Eggemeyer, 26 Meyer Ave, Hamel, IL 62046

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$138,303
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$92,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4038.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Hamel

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamel, IL
Most common first names in Hamel, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William583.4 years
Emma491.5 years
Herman478.5 years
Walter479.7 years
Elmer480.5 years
Erwin372.6 years
Mary387.7 years
Esther385.3 years
Donald367.7 years
Margaret378.0 years
Most common last names in Hamel, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin970.2 years
Brunnworth680.3 years
Meyer679.5 years
Blase579.0 years
Suhre572.6 years
Behrhorst488.5 years
Mulach389.6 years
Steinmann385.0 years
Rosenthal393.0 years
Gilleland249.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Businesses in Hamel, IL

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Hamel 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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