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Population in 2012: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.6%
Males: 85  (56.1%)
Females: 67  (43.9%)

Median resident age:  51.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60945, 60970.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,491 (it was $35,781 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$48,491
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,392

Iroquois village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,996 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$59,996
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,254; Detached houses: $91,956; Mobile homes: $13,762

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 148 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Iroquois: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (37.2%), Irish (27.0%), United States (8.4%), English (5.6%), French (2.8%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/05/1894

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 254 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Iroquois:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iroquois village:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Iroquois, Illinois as of August 28, 2014.
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 2012: $1,708 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.1%)

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
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 87.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+4.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Printing workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Iroquois-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 171% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Iroquois center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Iroquois center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iroquois topographic map

Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Iroquois, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iroquois:

  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 28 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,889)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 36,422)
  • Prairie State College (about 49 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette (about 50 miles; Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 3,864)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 53 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 53 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Valparaiso University (about 53 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,607)

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Iroquois 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 2012: 4.6%
(4.3% 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 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Iroquois travel time to work - commute


Iroquois mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.75%
Here56.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents22.8%20.1%17.2%12.3%8.8%
Congregations12.9%14.3%22.9%7.1%11.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%2.1%2.1%1.7%9.1%
Congregations4.3%2.9%1.4%5.7%17.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
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 ($59.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($52.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($46.05)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($26.32)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($19.74)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($13.16)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($6.58)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($32.89)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($39.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($131.58)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($59.21)
    NEC: $3,000 ($19.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($236.84)

5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kankakee County, IL  1.46% ($32,034 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.57% ($33,565)
from Ford County, IL  0.47% ($36,053)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kankakee County, IL  1.59% ($36,599 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.49% ($25,559)
to Ford County, IL  0.45% ($31,963)

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: 40.82947778, Lon: -87.58670833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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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