Hindsboro, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 308 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 159  (51.9%)
Females: 149  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61930.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,490 (it was $32,604 in 2000)
Hindsboro:

$51,490
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,068 (it was $14,014 in 2000)

Hindsboro village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $61,562 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Hindsboro:

$61,562
IL:

$186,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $616.

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  • Races in Hindsboro, IL (2016)

    Hindsboro races chart
    • 31791.4%White alone
    • 82.3%American Indian alone
    • 82.3%Hispanic
    • 72.0%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hindsboro: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.4%), English (12.7%), German (9.3%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1892

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,001 people per square mile   (low).

Hindsboro,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hindsboro:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hindsboro village:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,294 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,067 (1.8%)

Hindsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (30.4 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (105.9 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (151.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oakland, IL (2.5 miles ), Camargo, IL (2.9 miles ), Arcola, IL (3.0 miles ), Brocton, IL (3.3 miles ), Tuscola, IL (3.3 miles ), Newman, IL (3.3 miles ), Humboldt, IL (3.4 miles ), Ashmore, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300

Latitude: 39.68 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

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

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hindsboro, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Hindsboro-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Hindsboro village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 tornado 10.8 miles away from the village center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hindsboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 86.2 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 61.1 miles away from Hindsboro 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 118.9 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 84.9 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 75.5 miles away from Hindsboro 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 189.9 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 Douglas County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hindsboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Dick Hyde - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hindsboro:

  • TUSCOLA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • NEWMAN REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWMAN, IL)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY-JARMAN MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • CAROLYN SMITH HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)
  • GAYLORD TULL HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)
  • CHARLESTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)
  • LINCOLNLAND HOSPICE OF SARAH BUSH LINC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Hindsboro:

  • 19 miles: MATTOON (1718 BROADWAY) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hindsboro:

  • Eastern Illinois University (about 15 miles; Charleston, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lake Land College (about 22 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 30 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 33 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Indiana State University (about 42 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 43 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Richland Community College (about 43 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

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

Church in Hindsboro: Hindsboro Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 87.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
17 people in other group homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hindsboro village (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10041
Mainline Protestant4,99623
Catholic2,1043
Other1312
None6,649-
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: 12
Douglas County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Douglas County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

10.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

17.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hindsboro:

22.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hindsboro:

11.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hindsboro:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hindsboro:

49.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hindsboro:

74.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hindsboro, 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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$400
Water Supply 0$0 1$650
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,050

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($162.34)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($68.18)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($45.45)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($45.45)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($22.73)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($12.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($12.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $5,000 ($16.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($29.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($12.99)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($22.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $55,000 ($178.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($120.13)
    Highways: $10,000 ($32.47)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($55.19)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($55.19)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $68,000 ($220.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($185.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $288,000 ($935.06)

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.13% ($32,489 average AGI)
from Coles County, IL  0.83% ($32,058)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.41% ($41,794)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.61% ($34,770 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.99% ($29,651)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($36,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hindsboro:

  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hindsboro:

  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • W213AW (90.5 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W201AD (88.1 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hindsboro:

  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)

Hindsboro fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 2004 06:09 AM, Sr-133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1985 01:31 PM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • JAY R ELIASON, 100 S Illinois (Lat: 39.683639 Lon: -88.133361), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 5153348810, , 11260 AURORA AVENUE #12

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 5th St & Indiana St (Lat: 39.835306 Lon: -88.134472), Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTU562
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.350 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/1998, Expiration Date: 03/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2009, Certifier: D. ChildersRegistrant: Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN 55440, Phone: (952) 742-4696, Email:
  • FAIRGRANGE WT, 1900n And 1280 E (Lat: 39.649250 Lon: -88.134444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQRR730
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023, Certifier: Greg J GillespieRegistrant: Coles Moultrie Electric Cooperative, 104 Dewitt Avenue East, Mattoon, IL 61938-0709, Phone: (217) 235-0341, Fax: (217) 234-8342, Email:

Most common first names in Hindsboro, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John773.7 years
Robert674.5 years
Fred677.6 years
William674.3 years
Charles570.6 years
George576.4 years
Earl474.3 years
Harold468.8 years
Hazel489.5 years
Glenn474.0 years
Most common last names in Hindsboro, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Douglas779.7 years
Johnson770.8 years
Greathouse672.3 years
Thomas682.6 years
Gilbert582.0 years
Manning584.2 years
Cox479.3 years
Jolley471.7 years
Fultz371.0 years
Gobert382.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Hindsboro compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • 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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