Keenes, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 82 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 34  (42.3%)
Females: 48  (57.7%)
Median resident age:

51.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62851, 62895.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,793 (it was $16,875 in 2000)
Keenes:

$32,793
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,331 (it was $9,034 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,187 (it was $23,900 in 2000)
Keenes:

$61,187
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $56,875; detached houses: $66,773; mobile homes: $37,275
March 2019 cost of living index in Keenes: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.1%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Keenes, IL (2010)
    • 8197.6%White alone
    • 11.2%Two or more races
    • 11.2%Hispanic



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Keenes, Illinois as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Keenes is 59 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (40.5%), Irish (21.6%), American (16.2%), Italian (10.8%), Dutch (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/07/1958

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 631 people per square mile   (low).

Keenes, Illinois map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

2.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $395 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (64.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (89.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (247.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wayne City, IL (1.7 miles ),
Bluford, IL (2.3 miles ),
Sims, IL (2.4 miles ),
Belle Rive, IL (3.0 miles ),
Belle Prairie City, IL (3.1 miles),
Opdyke, IL (3.1 miles ),
Dahlgren, IL (3.1 miles ),
Johnsonville, IL (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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

Keenes satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+59.7%).

Average climate in Keenes, 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 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 17.7 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 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Keenes-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Keenes village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 11.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keenes-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 41.7 miles away from Keenes 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 52.8 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 52.7 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 44.1 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 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from Keenes 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 Wayne County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Keenes:

  • MOUNT VERNON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • WHITE OAK REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • SSM HEALTH BUSINESSES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • HOSPICE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • DAVITA - MT VERNON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, IL)
  • WAY-FAIR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IL)
  • WAY-FAIR RESTORIUM (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keenes:

  • Rend Lake College (about 21 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 34 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 48 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • John A Logan College (about 48 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 54 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 59 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Vincennes University (about 66 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)

Private high school in Keenes:

  • ORCHARDVILLE MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: RR 1 BOX 47, Grades: 1-10)

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Wayne 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:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

76.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Keenes:

Marital status in Keenes, IL
  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Keenes:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Keenes, IL (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,66752
Mainline Protestant9398
Catholic2971
Black Protestant1821
Other1652
None7,510-
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
Wayne County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wayne County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Wayne County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

27.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

13.3%
Illinois:

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 1$3,825$45,9000$0
Totals for Government 1$3,825$45,9000$0

Keenes government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,000 ($182.93)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($73.17)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($36.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,000 ($548.78)

Keenes government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($219.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($109.76)
    Highways: $3,000 ($36.59)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($12.20)

Keenes government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($280.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($268.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($12.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($475.61)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keenes:

  • 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.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIW (1390 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keenes:

  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Keenes:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.1mTotal length
  • 2,500Total average daily traffic
  • 217Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,180Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 7 Mi N (Lat: 38.438111 Lon: -88.658111), Call Sign: KYA499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2005, Expiration Date: 03/21/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2015, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 38.351861 Lon: -88.643250, Call Sign: WRCW512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.522 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 02/12/2029, Certifier: Roger Loker, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 176 West Logan Street, Ste. 227, Noblesville, IN 46060, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 900-7940, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9RKI, Licensee ID: L00253874, Grant Date: 06/21/2017, Expiration Date: 09/18/2027, Certifier: Jerry D Peeples, Registrant: Jerry D Peeples, 338 County Road 850 N, Keenes, IL 62851
  • Call Sign: WB9NYW, Licensee ID: L00955839, Grant Date: 01/05/2015, Expiration Date: 03/22/2025, Certifier: Robert T Woods, Registrant: Robert T Woods, 1416 County Road 005 E, Keenes, IL 62851-9047

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Keenes, IL
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 12.5%Wood
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Keenes, IL
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.0%Utility gas


Keenes compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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