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Population in 2012: 425 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 

Males: 208  (49.0%)
Females: 217  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  36.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62054.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,337 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Kane:

$33,337
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,320

Kane village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,768 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Kane:

$62,768
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,766; Detached houses: $76,709; In 2-unit structures: $67,391; Mobile homes: $43,519

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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  • White alone - 417 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kane: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (18.5%), Dutch (12.0%), English (7.0%), French (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/24/1883

Elevation: 561 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 785 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kane:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kane village:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.7%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Kane, Illinois as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kane to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $933 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $450 (1.0%)

Kane satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (27.2 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (39.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (231.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jerseyville, IL (2.2 miles ), Carrollton, IL (2.8 miles ), Fieldon, IL (3.1 miles ), Rockbridge, IL (3.1 miles) , Otterville, IL (3.2 miles) , Fidelity, IL (3.2 miles) , Medora, IL (3.4 miles ), Eldred, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Kane household income distribution Kane home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Kane-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Kane village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kane-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Kane center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from Kane center
On 4/6/1994 at 17:38:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kane topographic map

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Kane: Andrew McCornack.


Hospitals/medical centers near Kane:

  • DAVITA - JERSEYVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • JERSEYVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • JERSEYVILLE NSG AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Kane, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kane:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 19 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,939)
  • Lindenwood University (about 30 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 7,565)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 30 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 33 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)
  • St Charles Community College (about 34 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 4,067)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 34 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,422)

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Church in Kane: Kane Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 3.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.57
U.S.:

3.97
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.37
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  13.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kane, IL

Kane 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kane travel time to work - commute


Kane mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kane village (based on Greene County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.80%
Here63.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents32.6%27.6%21.5%9.4%2.7%
Congregations31.0%23.8%7.1%14.3%2.4%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.1%1.6%1.3%0.8%0.3%
Congregations2.4%4.8%4.8%2.4%7.1%
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: 6
Greene County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Greene County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

11.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$61
Totals for Government 0$0 8$61

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($188.24)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($96.47)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($51.76)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($16.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($91.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.71)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $57,000 ($134.12)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($136.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $42,000 ($98.82)
    Highways: $12,000 ($28.24)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($25.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($61.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($42.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($18.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $119,000 ($280.00)

4.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
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 Jersey County, IL  0.93% ($27,898 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.85% ($24,133)
from Madison County, IL  0.36% ($32,053)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Morgan County, IL  0.99% ($26,075 average AGI)
to Jersey County, IL  0.94% ($24,780)
to Madison County, IL  0.60% ($40,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kane:

  • 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.)
  • WJBM (1480 AM; 1 kW; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kane:

  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTPC (105.3 FM; ELSAH, IL; Owner: PRINCIPIA COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Kane:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Blk S Post Office E Side Main St (Lat: 39.191722 Lon: -90.348722), Call Sign: KQQ551, Licensee ID: L00012355
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/1999, Expiration Date: 10/11/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2002
    Registrant: Illinois Valley Supply Co, Carrollton, IL 62016

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KANE, 700n (Farm Ln) & Co Rd 6 (Lat: 39.218111 Lon: -90.325000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQNW938
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 06/22/2021, Certifier: Sean Middleton
    Registrant: Llinois Rural Electric Cooperative, 2 South Main Street, Winchester, IL 62694, Phone: (217) 742-3128, Fax: (217) 742-3831, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA9TPA, Licensee ID: L00969649
    Grant Date: 01/25/2005, Expiration Date: 02/24/2015, Certifier: Francis A Grafford Sr
    Registrant: Francis A Grafford Sr, 102 Broadway, Kane, IL 62054
  • Call Sign: WA9JAJ, Licensee ID: L00173313
    Grant Date: 11/19/1999, Expiration Date: 02/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2012
    Registrant: Donald E Thomasson, Kane, IL 62054


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kane, IL

Most common first names in Kane, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1972.6 years
George872.6 years
Robert762.4 years
Everett679.0 years
Charles577.4 years
James475.7 years
Clarence477.7 years
Harry485.5 years
Kenneth469.7 years
Lloyd471.7 years
Most common last names in Kane, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Abbott1372.6 years
Turner789.1 years
Hawk679.3 years
Woolsey674.3 years
Brown575.6 years
Erwin580.4 years
Prough579.6 years
Shaw568.2 years
Crotchett477.5 years
Ozbun482.5 years

Kane on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations:"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
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