Jewett, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 220 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 119  (54.2%)
Females: 101  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62436.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,756 (it was $30,313 in 2000)
Jewett:

$34,756
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,193 (it was $16,628 in 2000)

Jewett village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,326 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Jewett:

$75,326
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $83,120; Detached houses: $91,368; Mobile homes: $54,630

Median gross rent in 2016: $559.

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  • Races in Jewett, IL (2010)

    Jewett races chart
    • 21797.3%White alone
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 31.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jewett: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.5%), German (26.3%), English (6.3%), Scottish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/06/1901

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 219 people per square mile   (very low).

Jewett,IL real estate house value index trend

Jewett, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Jewett:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jewett village:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $923 (1.2%)

Jewett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (49.2 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (114.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (184.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Toledo, IL (2.1 miles ), Greenup, IL (2.3 miles ), Hidalgo, IL (2.5 miles) , Montrose, IL (2.8 miles ), Rose Hill, IL (3.0 miles) , Wheeler, IL (3.5 miles) , Dieterich, IL (3.5 miles ), Yale, IL (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 39.21 N, Longitude: 88.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

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

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (28%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (46%)
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (2%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (37%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Jewett, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jewett-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Jewett village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jewett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 55.8 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 33.1 miles away from Jewett 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 88.1 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 55.0 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 43.4 miles away from Jewett 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 157.7 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 Cumberland County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jewett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jewett:

  • CUMBERLAND REHAB AND HEALTH CC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREENUP, IL)
  • HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEOGA, IL)
  • CASEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CASEY, IL)
  • NEWTON REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NEWTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Jewett:

  • 18 miles: EFFINGHAM (S. BANKERS ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jewett:

  • Lake Land College (about 18 miles; Mattoon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 20 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Indiana State University (about 49 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 53 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Vincennes University (about 54 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Richland Community College (about 59 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 59 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.4%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic 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:  77.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
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:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jewett village (based on Cumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,82620
Mainline Protestant6969
Catholic4832
None8,043-
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: 2
Cumberland County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Cumberland County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Cumberland County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$265
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$474
Water Supply 0$0 1$360
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,099

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($90.91)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($59.09)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($22.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($9.09)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($9.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($54.55)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($13.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($140.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($90.91)
    Highways: $6,000 ($27.27)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($63.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $70,000 ($318.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $68,000 ($309.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($9.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $152,000 ($690.91)

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Coles County, IL  2.11% ($31,747 average AGI)
from Effingham County, IL  0.60% ($25,000)
from Clark County, IL  0.44% ($22,368)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Coles County, IL  1.87% ($32,173 average AGI)
to Effingham County, IL  0.69% ($31,967)
to Clark County, IL  0.35% ($32,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jewett:

  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jewett:

  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; NEWTON, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT #517)
  • W201AD (88.1 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W208AN (91.3 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jewett:

  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W57AO (Channel 57; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: FULL GOS. BUS. MENS. FELLOW INTL.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 300Total average daily traffic
  • 21Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 1.6 Mi E (Lat: 39.215278 Lon: -88.230278), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 2179324533, , 20 S CENTRAL

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WOODBURY, 899 County Road 200 North (Lat: 39.200472 Lon: -88.303889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQPN922
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Jewett, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William663.8 years
John572.8 years
James488.7 years
Robert466.2 years
Ruth487.8 years
Albert379.4 years
Evelyn374.3 years
Helen369.3 years
Donald370.7 years
Bessie389.6 years
Most common last names in Jewett, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sowers882.4 years
Kingery777.6 years
Clark681.2 years
Shafer671.8 years
Barnes579.6 years
Adamson473.5 years
Reisner486.0 years
Cox379.3 years
Edwards372.3 years
Nelson368.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (83%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Jewett compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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