Johnston City, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 3,454 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 1,571  (45.5%)
Females: 1,883  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62951.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,047 (it was $25,143 in 2000)
Johnston City:

$34,047
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,006 (it was $12,764 in 2000)

Johnston City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,915 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Johnston City:

$70,915
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $59,250; detached houses: $60,221; mobile homes: $23,230

Median gross rent in 2017: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Johnston City: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
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  • Races in Johnston City, IL (2010)
    • 3,41596.4%White alone
    • 481.4%Two or more races
    • 371.0%Hispanic
    • 220.6%Black alone
    • 110.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Johnston City, Illinois as of December 07, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Johnston City is 195 to 1.


Crime rates in Johnston City by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(57.4)
2
(57.2)
8
(230.1)
3
(86.9)
3
(85.6)
5
(143.8)
4
(116.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
2
(58.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
52
(1,508)
37
(1,041)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(86.0)
11
(314.7)
7
(201.4)
28
(811.4)
34
(970.6)
32
(920.3)
1
(29.0)
2
(56.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(1,204)
60
(1,717)
21
(604.1)
32
(927.3)
52
(1,484)
39
(1,122)
59
(1,711)
36
(1,013)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(2,839)
89
(2,546)
83
(2,388)
136
(3,941)
171
(4,882)
159
(4,573)
84
(2,435)
35
(984.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(172.1)
6
(171.7)
6
(172.6)
8
(231.8)
12
(342.6)
15
(431.4)
4
(116.0)
10
(281.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(28.7)
2
(57.2)
1
(28.8)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(86.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)269.5344.5384.6490.3589.2603.7777.3456.4

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City-data.com crime index in Johnston City, IL

Crime rate in Johnston City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.76
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), American (14.0%), Irish (12.4%), English (8.5%), Lithuanian (6.1%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/04/1896

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 1.95 square miles.

Population density: 1,768 people per square mile   (low).

Johnston City, Illinois map

73 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,178 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $719 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (75.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (90.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (285.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Whiteash, IL (1.5 miles ),
Spillertown, IL (1.9 miles ),
Freeman Spur, IL (2.2 miles ),
Pittsburg, IL (2.3 miles ),
West Frankfort, IL (2.3 miles ),
Herrin, IL (2.4 miles ),
Marion, IL (2.5 miles ),
Energy, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 88.93 W

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Johnston City, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Johnston City, IL in 2017
Johnston City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $37,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Johnston City, IL residents
Average permit cost in Johnston City, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Johnston City, IL
Historical housing units in Johnston City, IL
Most common industries in Johnston City, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Johnston City, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)

Average climate in Johnston City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Johnston City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Johnston City-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Johnston City city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnston City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 71.5 miles away from Johnston City 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 56.2 miles away from Johnston City 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 63.7 miles away from Johnston 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 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 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 74.2 miles away from Johnston 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 Williamson County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Johnston City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Johnston City:

  • PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEST FRANKFORT, IL)
  • SHAWNEE CHRISTIAN NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • PARKWAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MARION, IL)
  • HERRIN REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • TIP HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HERRIN, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HERRIN, IL)

Amtrak station near Johnston City:

  • 18 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnston City:

  • John A Logan College (about 11 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 18 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 22 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 49 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 54 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 70 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)

Public high schools in Johnston City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Johnston City:

See full list of schools located in Johnston City

Library in Johnston City:

  • JOHNSTON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $43,921; Location: 506 WASHINGTON AVENUE; 15,491 books; 526 audio materials; 351 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sweet lake is now called Arrowhead lake

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Johnston City: Johnston City Public Library (A), Williamson County Fire Protection District Station 5 (B), Johnston City Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnston City include: Church of God of Prophecy (A), First Baptist Church of Johnston City (B), First Christian Church (C), First United Methodist Church of Johnston City (D), Gospel Mission Church (E), Saint Pauls Catholic Church (F), Washington Avenue Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeview Cemetery (1), Hock Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Sweet Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Farris Motel (14963 Route 37).

Birthplace of: William C. Marland - Soilder.

Williamson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Johnston City (2011 data):

  • Southern Illinois Bank: at 1012 West Broadway, branch established on 1999/09/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $90.0 mil, Deposits: $81.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices
  • First Bank: Johnston City Facility at 908 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1904/12/31. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.
  • MidCountry Bank: Johnston City Branch at 101 West Broadway Blvd, branch established on 1999/05/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Johnston City:

Marital status in Johnston City, IL
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 35.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 24.3%

For population 25 years and over in Johnston City:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Johnston City, IL (based on Williamson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,58189
Mainline Protestant5,26829
Catholic4,7885
Other6844
Black Protestant2422
None36,794-
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: 14
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Williamson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Williamson County:

8.8%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

28.0%
State:

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

11.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Johnston City:

25.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Johnston City:

11.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Johnston City:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Johnston City:

48.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Johnston City, 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,217$48,6519$6,708
Water Supply 3$9,178$36,7121$1,351
Local Libraries 2$3,406$20,4362$950
Sewerage 2$8,155$48,9300$0
Financial Administration 1$2,597$31,1640$0
Firefighters 1$3,786$45,4320$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,696
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$4,572
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$777
Totals for Government 13$43,339$40,00526$16,054

Johnston City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($25.48)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($6.66)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $653,000 ($189.06)
    Financial Administration: $596,000 ($172.55)
    Sewerage: $328,000 ($94.96)
    Police Protection: $324,000 ($93.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $247,000 ($71.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $167,000 ($48.35)
    Regular Highways: $138,000 ($39.95)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($32.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($32.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($24.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $49,000 ($14.19)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($9.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($2.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $36,000 ($10.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $821,000 ($237.70)

Johnston City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $501,000 ($145.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($48.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($34.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($13.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $105,000 ($30.40)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $938,000 ($271.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $704,000 ($203.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $251,000 ($72.67)
    Highways: $103,000 ($29.82)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $373,000 ($107.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $238,000 ($68.91)
    Other License: $15,000 ($4.34)

Johnston City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,000 ($49.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($33.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($15.92)

Johnston City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,504,000 ($435.44)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, IL  1.07% ($35,919 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.91% ($37,017)
from Johnson County, IL  0.30% ($49,724)


6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, IL  0.83% ($32,095 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.74% ($34,809)
to Johnson County, IL  0.37% ($44,149)
Businesses in Johnston City, IL
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Johnston City:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Johnston City:

  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)

TV broadcast stations around Johnston City:

  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
Johnston City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Johnston City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.5mTotal length
  • $2,603,000Total costs
  • 155,250Total average daily traffic
  • 38,597Total average daily truck traffic
  • 83,924Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Johnston City, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Johnston City, IL

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Johnston City, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Johnston City, IL
Most common first names in Johnston City, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8776.7 years
William6076.4 years
Mary5481.8 years
James4673.0 years
Charles4473.5 years
Robert4371.7 years
George2977.7 years
Frank2577.5 years
Helen2577.3 years
Thomas2472.6 years
Most common last names in Johnston City, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4377.7 years
Smith2672.9 years
Jones1979.4 years
Davis1772.5 years
Martin1673.8 years
Sanders1574.4 years
Rogers1569.2 years
Grant1573.7 years
Murphy1469.9 years
Howell1271.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Johnston City, IL
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Johnston City, IL
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Johnston City 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry Crabtree (1)
  • Gary Wayne Rossin (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2019.