Hidalgo, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 48  (46.2%)
Females: 57  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62432

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,352 (it was $25,972 in 2000)
Hidalgo:

$55,352
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,834 (it was $13,167 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $61,349 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Hidalgo:

$61,349
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $63,582; Detached houses: $76,262; Mobile homes: $17,541
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    • 10.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hidalgo: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.7%), English (20.0%), American (3.3%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/05/1902

Elevation: 583 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile   (very low).

Hidalgo, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Hidalgo:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hidalgo village:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 17.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hidalgo, Illinois as of January 18, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Hidalgo to the number of sex offenders is 35 to 1.


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

Hidalgo village:  0.9% ($375)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)

Hidalgo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (46.1 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (115.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (187.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rose Hill, IL (1.9 miles) , Jewett, IL (2.5 miles ), Greenup, IL (2.5 miles ), Yale, IL (2.7 miles) , Toledo, IL (3.1 miles ), Newton, IL (3.4 miles ), Wheeler, IL (3.4 miles) , Montrose, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.16 N, Longitude: 88.15 W

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

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Hidalgo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hidalgo-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Hidalgo village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 30.4 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hidalgo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 50.8 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 27.3 miles away from Hidalgo 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 83.3 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 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from Hidalgo 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 156.9 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 Jasper County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hidalgo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hidalgo:

  • CUMBERLAND REHAB AND HEALTH CC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENUP, IL)
  • NEWTON REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, IL)
  • CASEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CASEY, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hidalgo:

  • Eastern Illinois University (about 23 miles; Charleston, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lake Land College (about 23 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Indiana State University (about 46 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Vincennes University (about 47 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 50 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 55 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Richland Community College (about 65 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

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

Jasper 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 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hidalgo village (based on Jasper County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3352
Evangelical Protestant1,71019
Mainline Protestant1,0138
Other2-
None4,638-
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: 1
Jasper County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jasper County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Jasper County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

26.7%
Illinois:

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

16.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$204
Totals for Government 0$0 9$204

4.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
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 Effingham County, IL  0.77% ($25,032 average AGI)
from Richland County, IL  0.60% ($26,167)
from Crawford County, IL  0.42% ($19,706)


4.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.05%
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 Effingham County, IL  0.67% ($29,815 average AGI)
to Richland County, IL  0.37% ($34,867)
to Crawford County, IL  0.32% ($27,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hidalgo:

  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hidalgo:

  • WIKK (103.5 FM; NEWTON, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hidalgo:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W57AO (Channel 57; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: FULL GOS. BUS. MENS. FELLOW INTL.)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Edward G Roach, 151 E. Harrison St. (Il14955-B) (Lat: 39.155167 Lon: -88.150139), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 17079 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 151 E. Harrison St. (Il14955-B) (Lat: 39.155167 Lon: -88.150139), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 17079 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 151 E. Harrison St. (Il14955-B) (Lat: 39.155167 Lon: -88.150139), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 17079 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Rose Hill Elevator, Lat: 39.102222 Lon: -88.147778, Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQNW715
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: Melisa GriffithRegistrant: The Peoples State Bank, 100 West Washington, Newton, IL 62448, Phone: (618) 783-2321, Fax: (618) 783-3711, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA9WRD, Licensee ID: L00262134, Grant Date: 03/24/2004, Expiration Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: Floyd E Clark, Registrant: Floyd E Clark, 302 E Harrison St, Hidalgo, IL 62432

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (84%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (5%)

Hidalgo compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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