Indianola, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 272 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.4%
Males: 136  (50.0%)
Females: 136  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61850.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,741 (it was $42,125 in 2000)
Indianola:

$58,741
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,267 (it was $16,284 in 2000)

Indianola village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $53,337 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Indianola:

$53,337
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $60,594; Detached houses: $65,461; Mobile homes: $56,534

Median gross rent in 2016: $636.

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  • Races in Indianola, IL (2010)

    Indianola races chart
    • 27198.2%White alone
    • 41.4%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Indianola: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (64.9%), English (6.3%), German (3.9%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/30/1901

Elevation: 674 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 704 people per square mile   (low).

Indianola,IL real estate house value index trend

Indianola, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Indianola:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indianola village:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Indianola, Illinois as of January 16, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Indianola to the number of sex offenders is 316 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,143 (2.0%)

Indianola 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 (85.1 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (132.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sidell, IL (2.1 miles ), Ridge Farm, IL (2.3 miles ), Olivet, IL (2.3 miles ), Georgetown, IL (2.6 miles ), Chrisman, IL (3.0 miles ), Metcalf, IL (3.1 miles ), Fairmount, IL (3.1 miles ), Westville, IL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 87.74 W

Area code: 217

Indianola household income distribution Indianola home values distribution

Crime rates in Indianola by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Theft 00020000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0885.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.0) 0.00.00.035.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -129 (-38.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Indianola, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Indianola-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Indianola village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Indianola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 79% 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 102.3 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 76.9 miles away from Indianola 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 134.2 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 100.5 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 94.3 miles away from Indianola center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 236.1 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 Vermilion County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Indianola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Indianola:

  • VERMILION MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • COLONIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • SCHULTZ HOUSE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • DANVILLE POLYCLINIC, LTD. (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE DANVILLE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PRESENCE UNITED SAMARITANS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Indianola:

  • 15 miles: DANVILLE (MC DONALD'S, GILBERT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indianola:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 17 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 29 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 33 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Indiana State University (about 37 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 39 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 39 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lake Land College (about 49 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)

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

Vermilion 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: 3.2%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  78.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Indianola village (based on Vermilion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,20082
Mainline Protestant7,81742
Catholic3,8045
Black Protestant1,2858
Other5685
None50,951-
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: 16
Vermilion County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Vermilion County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion County:

28.1%
Illinois:

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

11.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Indianola:

67.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Indianola:

26.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Indianola:

20.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Indianola:

8.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Indianola:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Indianola:

32.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Indianola:

69.3%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

86.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Indianola, 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 2$6,970$41,8200$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,607$27,6420$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 6$684
Totals for Government 4$11,577$34,7317$1,284

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($95.59)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($91.91)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($66.18)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($36.76)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($3.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($58.82)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($25.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($14.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($121.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($77.21)
    Highways: $7,000 ($25.74)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($18.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $265,000 ($974.26)

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($544 average AGI)
Vermilion County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Champaign County, IL  0.70% ($28,860 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.44% ($17,705)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.12% ($32,486)


4.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($349 average AGI)
Vermilion County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Champaign County, IL  0.80% ($31,189 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.31% ($17,913)
to Fountain County, IN  0.14% ($30,537)

Strongest AM radio stations in Indianola:

  • 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)
  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • WDAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indianola:

  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • W293AF (106.5 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: TRUSTEES OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Indianola:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W31BX (Channel 31; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 850Total average daily traffic
  • 93Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,027Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA9IDR, Licensee ID: L01057445, Grant Date: 11/04/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Certifier: Thomas R Belton, Registrant: Thomas R Belton, 8787 E 850 North Rd, Indianola, IL 61850

Most common first names in Indianola, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert874.1 years
James577.0 years
William573.7 years
Charles475.0 years
John470.0 years
Mary479.3 years
Ross473.7 years
Virginia477.7 years
George382.4 years
Edward365.1 years
Most common last names in Indianola, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baird775.7 years
Larrance776.7 years
Knight672.7 years
High683.7 years
Pearman675.7 years
Mosier566.8 years
Hoskins473.2 years
Ellis485.7 years
Thomas474.5 years
Williams484.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (24%)

Indianola 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.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Indianola on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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