Iroquois, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 151 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.1%
Males: 79  (52.3%)
Females: 72  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60945, 60970.

Iroquois Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,019 (it was $35,781 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$46,019
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,994 (it was $16,624 in 2000)

Iroquois village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,496 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$65,496
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $406.

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  • Races in Iroquois, IL (2010)

    Iroquois races chart
    • 14896.1%White alone
    • 42.6%Hispanic
    • 21.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Iroquois: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.3%), Irish (13.8%), United States (9.0%), Swedish (7.8%), English (7.2%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/05/1894

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 252 people per square mile   (very low).

Iroquois,IL real estate house value index trend

Iroquois, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Iroquois:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iroquois village:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 7.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Iroquois, Illinois as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Iroquois to the number of sex offenders is 76 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,808 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $642 (1.2%)

Iroquois satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (47.1 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (70.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sheldon, IL (2.0 miles ), Donovan, IL (2.1 miles ), Kentland, IN (2.9 miles ), Watseka, IL (3.0 miles ), Beaverville, IL (3.1 miles ), Martinton, IL (3.1 miles ), Morocco, IN (3.3 miles ), Woodland, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 87.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Iroquois household income distribution Iroquois home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Iroquois, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Iroquois-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Iroquois village center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iroquois-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 165.1 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 139.7 miles away from Iroquois 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 196.8 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 163.3 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 157.0 miles away from Iroquois 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 265.7 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 Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iroquois topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Iroquois:

  • SHELDON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHELDON, IL)
  • WATSEKA REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • KENTLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KENTLAND, IN)
  • FORD IROQUOIS PUBLIC HEALTH DE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS RESIDENT HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • SUGAR CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iroquois:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 24 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 28 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Governors State University (about 44 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Prairie State College (about 49 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 49 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 53 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

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

Iroquois County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Iroquois and their reported violations in the past:

IROQUOIS CAFE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Iroquois 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.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Iroquois (2011 data):

  • Iroquois Farmers State Bank: at 111 W Lincoln St, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/11: Bank assets: $84.9 mil, Deposits: $76.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: S & H Holdings, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Iroquois village (based on Iroquois County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,17638
Mainline Protestant4,54927
Catholic3,8909
Other932
None14,010-
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: 9
Iroquois County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Iroquois County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iroquois County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Iroquois County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

19.6%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($59.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($52.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($46.36)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($26.49)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($19.87)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($13.25)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($6.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($33.11)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($39.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($132.45)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($59.60)
    NEC: $3,000 ($19.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($238.41)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
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 Kankakee County, IL  1.45% ($31,977 average AGI)
from Ford County, IL  0.34% ($31,025)
from Champaign County, IL  0.29% ($17,114)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Kankakee County, IL  1.16% ($31,791 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.46% ($33,091)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($32,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Iroquois:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iroquois:

  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; EARL PARK, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Iroquois:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Iroquois fatal accident list:

Nov 11, 2010 04:13 AM, Us-52, Lat: 40.82948, Lon: -87.58671, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 22, 1989 03:50 PM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Timothy L Milner, Intersection Of County Roads 2400n And 2850e (Lat: 40.864472 Lon: -87.587250), Type: 137.2, Overall height: 135.6 m
    Registrant: 8159371722, Howard@keynet.Net, 292 NORTH CONVENT STREET
  • Timothy Milner, Intersection Of County Roads 2400n And 2850e (Lat: 40.864472 Lon: -87.587250), Type: 137.2, Overall height: 135.6 m
    Registrant: 8159371722, Howard@keynet.Net, 292 NORTH CONVENT STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 300 W Of Hamilton St (Lat: 40.826417 Lon: -87.581972), Call Sign: KBZ756
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2002, Expiration Date: 06/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012
    Registrant: Spectrum Pro, Baraboo, WI 53913, Phone: (608) 356-7257, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.864444 Lon: -87.587222, Call Sign: WPZB210
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.250 MHz, 455.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: Timothy Milner
    Registrant: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Pllc, 1401 I Street, N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 857-4455, Fax: (202) 261-0055, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WIVR Transmitter, Intersection Of County Roads 2400n And 2850e (Lat: 40.864472 Lon: -87.587250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WQBJ495
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: Timothy Milner
    Registrant: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Pllc, 1401 I Street, N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 857-4455, Fax: (202) 261-0055, Email:
  • Donovan 240, Lat: 40.864472 Lon: -87.587250, Type: Tower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WQKF488
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2009, Expiration Date: 04/29/2019, Certifier: Barry L Thompson
    Registrant: Barbeck Communications Group, Inc., 645 S. Franklin St., Decatur, IL 62525, Phone: (217) 428-7000, Fax: (217) 428-5902, Email:
  • Donovan 0, Lat: 40.864472 Lon: -87.587250, Type: Tower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WQKF488
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2009, Expiration Date: 04/29/2019, Certifier: Barry L Thompson
    Registrant: Barbeck Communications Group, Inc., 645 S. Franklin St., Decatur, IL 62525, Phone: (217) 428-7000, Fax: (217) 428-5902, Email:
  • Donovan 120, Lat: 40.864472 Lon: -87.587250, Type: Tower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WQKF488
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2009, Expiration Date: 04/29/2019, Certifier: Barry L Thompson
    Registrant: Barbeck Communications Group, Inc., 645 S. Franklin St., Decatur, IL 62525, Phone: (217) 428-7000, Fax: (217) 428-5902, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9OQQ, Licensee ID: L01446417
    Grant Date: 11/19/2008, Expiration Date: 11/19/2018, Certifier: Gery A Johnston
    Registrant: Gery A Johnston, 101 Se Chestnut, Iroquois, IL 60945

Most common first names in Iroquois, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John575.4 years
James468.5 years
Edna382.3 years
Henry374.0 years
Charles378.3 years
Marie383.7 years
Ruth382.7 years
Alice276.0 years
Helen291.9 years
Frank286.0 years
Most common last names in Iroquois, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Easter581.8 years
Mccarty584.4 years
Strand489.3 years
Baker375.6 years
Taylor377.3 years
Hill283.5 years
Griffin281.0 years
Clark287.0 years
Bean283.5 years
Bertrand272.5 years
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