Hecker, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 489 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 236  (48.4%)
Females: 253  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  32.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62248, 62264, 62278.

Hecker Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,961 (it was $43,333 in 2000)
Hecker:

$56,961
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,004 (it was $18,423 in 2000)

Hecker village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,074 (it was $91,700 in 2000)
Hecker:

$135,074
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $119,509; Detached houses: $119,907

Median gross rent in 2016: $675.

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  • Races in Hecker, IL (2010)

    Hecker races chart
    • 46396.3%White alone
    • 91.9%Two or more races
    • 51.0%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hecker: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.0%), American (8.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (3.8%), Lebanese (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/20/1895

Elevation: 465 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 2,053 people per square mile   (low).

Hecker,IL real estate house value index trend

Hecker, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Hecker:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hecker village:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

15 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This village:

2.9%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,920 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,838 (1.3%)

Hecker satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (26.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Paderborn, IL (2.1 miles) , Floraville, IL (2.4 miles) , Red Bud, IL (2.6 miles ), New Athens, IL (2.6 miles ), Smithton, IL (2.6 miles ), Waterloo, IL (3.0 miles ), Freeburg, IL (3.1 miles ), Lenzburg, IL (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.31 N, Longitude: 89.99 W

Area code: 618

Hecker household income distribution Hecker home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Hecker, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hecker, Illinois average temperatures Hecker, Illinois average precipitation Hecker, Illinois humidity Hecker, Illinois wind speed Hecker, Illinois snowfall Hecker, Illinois sunshine Hecker, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hecker-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Hecker village center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hecker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 114.8 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 82.7 miles away from Hecker 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 119.5 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 120.8 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 122.4 miles away from Hecker 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 117.0 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 Monroe County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hecker topographic map

Birthplace of: Otto Miller (third baseman) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hecker:

  • NEW ATHENS HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW ATHENS, IL)
  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; RED BUD, IL)
  • PARK HAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SMITHTON, IL)
  • OAK HILL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)
  • RAI HAMACHER - WATERLOO (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)
  • BELLEFONTAINE PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)
  • CANTERBURY MANOR NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)

airports located in Hecker:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hecker:

  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 16 miles; Belleville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,085)
  • McKendree University (about 24 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 25 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 27 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Webster University (about 28 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 28 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 30 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Library in Hecker:

  • HECKER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,220; Location: 151 WEST MONROE STREET; 6,011 books; 50 audio materials; 554 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Hecker Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hecker include: Friedens United Church of Christ (A), Saint Augustine Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Monroe 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 98.1. This is worse than average.

City:

98.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.92
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.793. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.793
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0182. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0182
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.9%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Hecker (2011 data):

  • Midland States Bank: Hecker Branch at 130 S Main, branch established on 1998/11/01. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,510.0 mil, Deposits: $1,222.1 mil, headquarters in Effingham, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Midland States Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hecker village (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,2187
Evangelical Protestant7,30619
Mainline Protestant4,3279
Other2172
None11,889-
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: 4
Monroe County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Monroe County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

14.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hecker:

50.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hecker:

51.3%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Hecker:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hecker:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hecker:

81.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hecker, 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$393
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$1,080
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$29
Water Supply 0$0 4$560
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,062

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $70,000 ($143.15)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($36.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($98.16)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($65.44)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($38.85)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($38.85)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($34.76)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($32.72)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($8.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($6.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($16.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($6.13)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($69.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.04)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,000 ($59.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($24.54)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($18.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($89.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($44.99)
    Highways: $14,000 ($28.63)
  • Tax - NEC: $77,000 ($157.46)
    Property: $29,000 ($59.30)
    Public Utilities: $23,000 ($47.03)

Hecker government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($30.67)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $41,000 ($83.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $41,000 ($83.84)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($30.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $459,000 ($938.65)

5.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
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 St. Clair County, IL  1.83% ($46,356 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.67% ($59,209)
from Randolph County, IL  0.34% ($36,543)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 St. Clair County, IL  1.05% ($39,553 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.81% ($45,954)
to Randolph County, IL  0.39% ($32,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hecker:

  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, 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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WEW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hecker:

  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • 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)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hecker:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)

Hecker fatal accident list:

May 22, 1986 00:48 AM, 156, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • North End Of N. Park Street (Lat: 38.308306 Lon: -89.991806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.3 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: KBI958
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.250 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2023Registrant: Warner Communicatons Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Fax: (314) 993-6980, Email:
  • Elev. Wst Located At The North End Of North Park Street (Lat: 38.308306 Lon: -89.991806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44 m, Call Sign: WPTG989
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/02/2021, Certifier: Frank HeiligensteinRegistrant: Hydro Services, Inc., 5 South Alton Street Suite # 8, Freeburg, IL 62243, Phone: (618) 539-5541, Fax: (618) 539-5640, Email:
  • Lat: 38.303333 Lon: -89.994167, Call Sign: WPVV760
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.845 MHzGrant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/16/2022, Certifier: Franklin E KohlerRegistrant: Village Of Hecker, 151 W Monroe St, Hecker, IL 62248, Phone: (618) 473-2300, Fax: (618) 473-2300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hecker Tower, Lat: 38.308333 Lon: -89.991806, Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQJH892
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Certifier: Craig A HernRegistrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5520, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WD9AQE, Grant Date: 08/25/1987, Expiration Date: 08/25/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/01/1999, Registrant: Richard S Kaiser, Box 29 230 W Washington, Hecker, IL 62248
  • Call Sign: KC9EXN, Licensee ID: L00763121, Grant Date: 11/03/2003, Expiration Date: 11/03/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2015, Certifier: Shawn P Eagan, Registrant: Shawn P Eagan, Hecker, IL 62248

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Hecker 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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