Kaskaskia, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 13 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.4%
Males: (52.9%)
Females: (47.1%)
Median resident age:

65.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Median resident age: 38.5 years

Zip code: 63673

March 2019 cost of living index in Kaskaskia: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Kaskaskia, IL (2010)
    • 1071.4%White alone
    • 428.6%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/14/1903

Elevation: 377 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 120 people per square mile   (very low).

Kaskaskia, Illinois map

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (52.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Mary, MO (1.9 miles ),
Chester, IL (2.3 miles ),
Ellis Grove, IL (2.5 miles ),
Lithium, MO (2.5 miles),
Ozora, MO (2.7 miles),
Ste. Genevieve, MO (2.9 miles ),
Brewer, MO (3.1 miles ),
Evansville, IL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 89.92 W

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Kaskaskia, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kaskaskia, IL in 2017

Kaskaskia satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

4.5%

Average climate in Kaskaskia, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.8. This is about average.

City:

70.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.19
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kaskaskia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Kaskaskia village center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kaskaskia-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 116.3 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 56.2 miles away from Kaskaskia 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 94.0 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 126.5 miles away from Kaskaskia 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 116.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 159.6 miles away from Kaskaskia 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 Randolph County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kaskaskia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kaskaskia:

  • CHESTER REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • THREE SPRINGS LODGE NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • FMC - RANDOLPH COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • STE GENEVIEVE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • ST GENEVIEVE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • RIVERVIEW AT THE PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaskaskia:

  • Mineral Area College (about 32 miles; Park Hills, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 41 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 42 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Jefferson College (about 43 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • John A Logan College (about 47 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 47 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • McKendree University (about 48 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: John Willis Menard - African politician, Etienne de Boré - Politician, Thomas Duncan (general) - Union Army general.

Randolph 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 village:

3.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

100.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Kaskaskia:

Marital status in Kaskaskia, IL
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kaskaskia:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 72.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kaskaskia, IL (based on Randolph County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,74137
Catholic7,38110
Mainline Protestant4,35223
Black Protestant7073
Other2223
None11,073-
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: 8
Randolph County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Randolph County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

19.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Kaskaskia:

29.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kaskaskia:

26.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kaskaskia:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

48.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

46.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Kaskaskia:

82.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaskaskia, 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$4
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$17
Totals for Government 0$0 3$21

3.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
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 St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($42,121 average AGI)
from Perry County, IL  0.47% ($34,709)
from Monroe County, IL  0.46% ($49,226)


4.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($32,935 average AGI)
to Monroe County, IL  0.51% ($124,550)
to Jackson County, IL  0.39% ($31,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kaskaskia:

  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kaskaskia:

  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, 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.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kaskaskia:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kaskaskia, IL
  • 75.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Utility gas


Kaskaskia compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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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