Joppa, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 349 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 178  (51.2%)
Females: 171  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62953.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,350 (it was $17,813 in 2000)
Joppa:

$38,350
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,951 (it was $8,890 in 2000)

Joppa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $27,910 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Joppa:

$27,910
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $706.

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  • Races in Joppa, IL (2010)

    Joppa races chart
    • 30985.8%White alone
    • 318.6%Black alone
    • 123.3%Hispanic
    • 61.7%Two or more races
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Joppa: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.4%), Irish (10.3%), English (10.0%), United States (7.4%), Subsaharan African (3.3%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/24/1902

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 715 people per square mile   (low).

Joppa, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Joppa:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Joppa village:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Joppa, Illinois as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Joppa to the number of sex offenders is 357 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $526 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $338 (1.2%)

Joppa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (88.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (124.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bandana, KY (2.7 miles ), Metropolis, IL (2.7 miles ), Kevil, KY (3.0 miles ), Karnak, IL (3.1 miles ), Belknap, IL (3.1 miles) , New Grand Chain, IL (3.2 miles ), La Center, KY (3.4 miles ), Brookport, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Area code: 618

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

6.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -90 (-18.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Joppa, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Joppa-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Joppa village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Joppa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 100.7 miles away from the 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 38.2 miles away from Joppa 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 70.1 miles away from the 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 79.4 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 123.2 miles away from Joppa center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.2 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 Massac County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Joppa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Joppa:

  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • FMC - OF METROPOLIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • KRYPTON (Hospital, about 7 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • METROPOLIS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR SK N FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • LOURDES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Joppa:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 15 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 39 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 40 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 41 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Murray State University (about 51 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 60 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Rend Lake College (about 65 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

Public high school in Joppa:

  • JOPPA JR & SR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 911 JOPPA NORTH AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Joppa:

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Notable location: Joppa Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Bayou Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Massac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.345
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.1%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for Black residents, 48.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Joppa village (based on Massac County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,72437
Mainline Protestant1,8089
Black Protestant3634
Catholic3001
Other892
None5,145-
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: 3
Massac County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Massac County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Massac County:

26.8%
Illinois:

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

13.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Joppa:

51.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Joppa:

50.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Joppa:

29.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Joppa:

15.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Joppa:

18.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Joppa:

39.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Joppa:

55.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Joppa:

84.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Joppa, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,769$21,2280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$155
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,889$22,6681$1,114
Water Supply 1$3,423$41,0760$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$157
Totals for Government 3$7,081$28,3248$1,426

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

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $102,000 ($292.26)
    Financial Administration: $82,000 ($234.96)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($108.88)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($25.79)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($11.46)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($149.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $56,000 ($160.46)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $22,000 ($63.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $102,000 ($292.26)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($128.94)
    All Other: $6,000 ($17.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($31.52)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($11.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($174.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $38,000 ($108.88)
    All Other: $13,000 ($37.25)
    Highways: $12,000 ($34.38)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($34.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $268,000 ($767.91)

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
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 McCracken County, KY  1.42% ($27,704 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IL  0.25% ($30,571)
from Pope County, IL  0.25% ($33,143)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 McCracken County, KY  1.66% ($33,463 average AGI)
to Pope County, IL  0.31% ($30,278)
to Johnson County, IL  0.26% ($24,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Joppa:

  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNTX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BROOKPORT, IL; Owner: DANIEL S. STRATEMEYER)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDXR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • 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.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Joppa:

  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Joppa:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 25Total average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Joppa)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Approx 2 Mi Wnw (Lat: 37.222278 Lon: -88.866722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94 m, Call Sign: KSB782
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.8000 MHz, 49.0200 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 07/01/2022, Certifier: Kevin DumasRegistrant: Energy Transfer, 1300 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:
  • Joppa Steam Electric Station (Lat: 37.209222 Lon: -88.862833), Call Sign: KBD369, Licensee ID: L00838286
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1400 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2004, Expiration Date: 07/19/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2010, Certifier: Gerald BednarRegistrant: Ameren Services Company
  • Dispatcher Office (Lat: 37.209778 Lon: -88.857556), Call Sign: KSE68
    Assigned Frequencies: 166.275 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2013, Expiration Date: 09/28/2023Registrant: Jackson Purchase 2 Way Radio, 1201 S 3rd St, Paducah, KY 42003, Phone: (270) 443-6618, Fax: (270) 443-6402, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9UMB, Licensee ID: L00172066, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2011, Registrant: Lacy C Arrison, Joppa, IL 62953
  • Call Sign: KC9ZZA, Licensee ID: L01826327, Grant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Harold A Hicks, Registrant: Harold A Hicks, Joppa, IL 62953

Most common first names in Joppa, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert956.4 years
Charles575.6 years
Clarence571.2 years
James572.4 years
Paul469.0 years
Henry373.0 years
Donald370.3 years
Dorothy372.4 years
George369.3 years
Jesse370.7 years
Most common last names in Joppa, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harris580.8 years
Crim476.3 years
Johnson483.2 years
Lewis459.0 years
Little471.2 years
Peck481.0 years
Taylor478.1 years
Adams374.6 years
Fletcher375.0 years
Kerr382.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Joppa compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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