Karnak, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 480 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.5%
 
Males: 173  (36.1%)
Females: 307  (63.9%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62941, 62956.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,818 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Karnak:

$39,818
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,557 (it was $13,346 in 2000)

Karnak village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,074 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Karnak:

$43,074
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $46,670; Detached houses: $49,813; Mobile homes: $23,343

Median gross rent in 2013: $611.

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  • Races in Karnak, IL (2010)

    Karnak races chart
    • 46493.0%White alone
    • 214.2%Black alone
    • 102.0%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Karnak: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.3%), United States (16.0%), Irish (11.9%), English (6.3%), French (3.2%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/17/1923

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile   (very low).

Karnak, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Karnak:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Karnak village:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 9.6%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Karnak, Illinois as of August 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Karnak to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $734 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $261 (0.7%)

Karnak satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (91.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (115.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Belknap, IL (1.7 miles) , New Grand Chain, IL (1.9 miles ), Cypress, IL (2.4 miles ), Joppa, IL (3.1 miles ), Vienna, IL (3.1 miles ), Olmsted, IL (3.1 miles ), Bandana, KY (3.2 miles ), Ullin, IL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.29 N, Longitude: 88.97 W

Area code: 618

Karnak household income distribution Karnak home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (32%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Karnak, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Karnak, Illinois average temperatures Karnak, Illinois average precipitation Karnak, Illinois humidity Karnak, Illinois wind speed Karnak, Illinois snowfall Karnak, Illinois sunshine Karnak, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Karnak-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Karnak village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Karnak-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 99.9 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 32.0 miles away from Karnak 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 68.8 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 81.2 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 121.3 miles away from Karnak 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 29.9 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 Pulaski County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Karnak topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Karnak:

  • HILLVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VIENNA, IL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)
  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • FMC - OF METROPOLIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karnak:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 31 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 33 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 33 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 59 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Murray State University (about 60 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 67 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)

Private elementary/middle school in Karnak:

  • LIVING HOPE FLWSHP CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 344 STATE HIGHWAY 169; Grades: UG - UG)

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

Pulaski 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 2012 was 48.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.2%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Karnak compared to Illinois 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.
  • Median age above 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.

Banks with branches in Karnak (2011 data):

  • Grand Rivers Community Bank: Karnak Branch at 406 Washington Street, branch established on 2001/10/29. Info updated 2010/08/16: Bank assets: $17.7 mil, Deposits: $16.2 mil, headquarters in Grand Chain, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Karnak village (based on Pulaski County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33018
Mainline Protestant4419
Catholic3862
Black Protestant2062
Other49-
None1,749-
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: 5
Pulaski County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

13.8%
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$155
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$687
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$943
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,785

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $161,000 ($335.42)
    Gas Utilities: $122,000 ($254.17)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($110.42)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($81.25)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($77.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($50.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($18.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $12,000 ($25.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $90,000 ($187.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($10.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,000 ($77.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($54.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($41.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($16.67)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $124,000 ($258.33)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($127.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $128,000 ($266.67)
    Highways: $32,000 ($66.67)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($12.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($177.08)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $150,000 ($312.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $142,000 ($295.83)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($170.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($16.67)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($6.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $410,000 ($854.17)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Massac County, IL  0.66% ($18,857 average AGI)
from Alexander County, IL  0.61% ($22,615)
from Union County, IL  0.47% ($15,000)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Alexander County, IL  1.07% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.88% ($27,053)
to Union County, IL  0.74% ($32,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Karnak:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Karnak:

  • 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.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Karnak:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; 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.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Karnak fatal accident list:

Aug 15, 1983 00:05 AM, 169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 450Total average daily traffic
  • 27Total average daily truck traffic
  • 460Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1150 East Washington (Lat: 37.292722 Lon: -88.963528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN477
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 37.293389 Lon: -88.975889, Call Sign: WPZZ245
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.615 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2004, Expiration Date: 04/13/2014, Certifier: Jeff Wright
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave., Suite 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9QXK, Licensee ID: L00618218
    Grant Date: 04/21/2007, Expiration Date: 06/17/2017, Certifier: Leslie M Bradley
    Registrant: Leslie M Bradley, 705 E 8th Street, Karnak, IL 62956
  • Call Sign: KD9MS, Licensee ID: L00618107
    Grant Date: 06/27/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Certifier: Craig A Bradley
    Registrant: Craig A Bradley, 705 E 8th Street, Karnak, IL 62956-0016
  • Call Sign: KC9DAZ, Licensee ID: L00623880
    Grant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/16/2023, Certifier: Johnathan R Arrison
    Registrant: Johnathan R Arrison, 1342 Rolling Hills Rd, Karnak, IL 62956

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Karnak on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Florists"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #94 (62956) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries"
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