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Population in 2012: 480 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.7%
 

Males: 217  (45.3%)
Females: 263  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  33.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62849.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,368 (it was $27,375 in 2000)
Iuka:

$36,368
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,974

Iuka village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,706 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Iuka:

$44,706
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,471; Detached houses: $120,945; Mobile homes: $48,969

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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  • White alone - 477 (97.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Iuka: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (24.3%), German (22.8%), Irish (21.9%), Dutch (3.6%), Swedish (2.4%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/29/1882

Elevation: 518 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 606 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Iuka:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 20.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iuka village:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Iuka, Illinois as of July 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Iuka to the number of sex offenders is 96 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,098 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Iuka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (78.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Xenia, IL (2.9 miles ), Salem, IL (2.9 miles ), Alma, IL (3.1 miles ), Kell, IL (3.3 miles ), Kinmundy, IL (3.4 miles ), Odin, IL (3.8 miles ), Dix, IL (3.8 miles ), Farina, IL (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.62 N, Longitude: 88.79 W

Area code: 618

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Crime rates in Iuka (2010):

  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Crime rates in Iuka (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +171 (+40.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Iuka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Iuka village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iuka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 52% 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 50.2 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 50.7 miles away from Iuka 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 70.0 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 51.9 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 37.6 miles away from Iuka center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iuka topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Iuka:

  • TWIN WILLOWS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SALEM, IL)
  • SALEM TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 9 miles away; SALEM, IL)
  • DOCTORS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SALEM, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Iuka, IL

Amtrak station near Iuka:

  • 20 miles: CENTRALIA (103 E. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iuka:

  • Kaskaskia College (about 23 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • Lake Land College (about 62 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 62 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • John A Logan College (about 63 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 65 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 67 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 69 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)

Public elementary/middle school in Iuka:

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

Cemetery: Iuka Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Iuka, IL

Iuka compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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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Banks with branches in Iuka (2011 data):

  • The Iuka State Bank: at 303 North Main, branch established on 1910/12/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $30.1 mil, Deposits: $27.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Iuka Bancshares Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Iuka travel time to work - commute


Iuka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Iuka village (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.54%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents27.5%17.5%13.6%10.4%8.4%
Congregations20.2%17.2%4.0%17.2%3.0%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.6%2.7%2.3%1.9%12.1%
Congregations1.0%3.0%1.0%2.0%31.3%
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: 5
Marion County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Marion County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,298
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$779
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,298
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$411
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,217
Water Supply 0$0 4$1,841
Totals for Government 0$0 18$6,844

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($214.58)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($95.83)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($56.25)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($52.08)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($52.08)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($37.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($22.92)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($10.42)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($6.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($35.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $8,000 ($16.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $40,000 ($83.33)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $53,000 ($110.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($8.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,000 ($127.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($22.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($214.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $21,000 ($43.75)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($22.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($125.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $55,000 ($114.58)
    Highways: $15,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($29.17)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($150.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $280,000 ($583.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $275,000 ($572.92)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($137.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($12.50)
    Other, NEC: $5,000 ($10.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $346,000 ($720.83)

4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.61% ($29,430 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.39% ($31,850)
from Fayette County, IL  0.25% ($18,821)


5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.52% ($26,125 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.33% ($24,098)
to Washington County, IL  0.30% ($33,978)

Strongest AM radio stations in Iuka:

  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • 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.)
  • WJBD (1350 AM; 0 kW; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iuka:

  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • W217AK (91.3 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • W203AN (88.5 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Iuka:

  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNOI-LP (Channel 24; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 132
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,676

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Iuka)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5 Mi S & 2 Mi E (Lat: 38.562278 Lon: -88.743389), Call Sign: KNGP571, Licensee ID: L00021739
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/1998, Expiration Date: 06/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003
    Registrant: Gene Timm, Rt 2, Iuka, IL 62849

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iuka)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Iuka


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Most common first names in Iuka, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1977.6 years
Charles1777.1 years
William1376.9 years
Mary1379.4 years
John1173.8 years
Roy1072.1 years
Walter1082.0 years
George974.2 years
Arthur864.6 years
Bessie787.4 years
Most common last names in Iuka, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meador1781.1 years
Quandt1079.6 years
Jones1080.2 years
Bartley975.8 years
Wiehle974.4 years
Baker875.5 years
Henson876.7 years
Stanford877.9 years
Mulvaney875.9 years
Hill859.7 years

Iuka on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
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  • Louis Anthony Vanhoutin (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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