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Population in 2012: 217 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 

Males: 98  (45.4%)
Females: 119  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62853.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,884 (it was $40,909 in 2000)
Kell:

$37,884
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,439

Kell village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,551 (it was $42,100 in 2000)
Kell:

$48,551
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,157; Detached houses: $87,959; Mobile homes: $45,286

Median gross rent in 2012: $692.

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  • White alone - 214 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kell: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.8%), English (14.8%), German (13.1%), United States (10.9%), Polish (2.7%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/19/1925

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 215 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kell:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kell village:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kell, Illinois as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kell to the number of sex offenders is 217 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $319 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $460 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (72.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dix, IL (2.0 miles ), Walnut Hill, IL (2.8 miles) , Salem, IL (3.1 miles ), Iuka, IL (3.3 miles ), Odin, IL (3.4 miles ), Mount Vernon, IL (3.5 miles ), Centralia, IL (3.5 miles ), Central City, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.49 N, Longitude: 88.91 W

Area code: 618

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (15%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Kell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Kell village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 51% 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 55.3 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 59.7 miles away from Kell 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 70.4 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 97.8 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 57.4 miles away from Kell center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 44.5 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 Marion County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kell:

  • LYNWOOD ESTATES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SALEM, IL)
  • DOCTORS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SALEM, IL)
  • SALEM TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 11 miles away; SALEM, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Kell, IL

Amtrak station near Kell:

  • 13 miles: CENTRALIA (103 E. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kell:

  • Kaskaskia College (about 17 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • John A Logan College (about 53 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 56 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 57 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 61 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Lake Land College (about 72 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 73 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)

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Notable location: Kell Community Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  79.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  1.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kell compared to Illinois 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students 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


Kell travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kell village (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.54%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents27.5%17.5%13.6%10.4%8.4%
Congregations20.2%17.2%4.0%17.2%3.0%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.6%2.7%2.3%1.9%12.1%
Congregations1.0%3.0%1.0%2.0%31.3%
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: 5
Marion County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Marion County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$440
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$45
Totals for Government 0$0 11$585

Kell government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $19,000 ($87.56)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($50.69)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($13.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($13.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($9.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($36.87)

Kell government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($4.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($96.77)
    Highways: $7,000 ($32.26)
    All Other: $3,000 ($13.82)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($27.65)

Kell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000 ($147.47)

4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.61% ($29,430 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.39% ($31,850)
from Fayette County, IL  0.25% ($18,821)


5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.52% ($26,125 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.33% ($24,098)
to Washington County, IL  0.30% ($33,978)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kell:

  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBD (1350 AM; 0 kW; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kell:

  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W217AK (91.3 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Kell:

  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

Kell fatal accident list:

Mar 16, 1988 12:36 AM, Kell Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8.1 Km Ne (Lat: 38.520278 Lon: -88.829444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61.3 m, Overall height: 62.8 m, Call Sign: WPNU664
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2004, Expiration Date: 06/24/2014, Certifier: Randy Carr
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 4751 Carter Rd (Lat: 38.544194 Lon: -88.923944), Overall height: 300.2 m, Call Sign: WMF311
    Assigned Frequencies: 7050.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/1999, Expiration Date: 12/01/2013
    Registrant: Phone: (618) 822-6900

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9TRH, Licensee ID: L00168513
    Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 11/19/2018, Certifier: Micheal J Mc Cray
    Registrant: Micheal J Mc Cray, 111 East 2nd Street, Kell, IL 62853
  • Call Sign: WD9CHW, Licensee ID: L00171885
    Grant Date: 11/16/1999, Expiration Date: 02/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2012
    Registrant: John P Buffat, 827 S Jefferson, Kell, IL 62853-1821
  • Call Sign: KC9OWN, Licensee ID: L01453509
    Grant Date: 12/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018, Certifier: Lisa M Beasley
    Registrant: Lisa M Beasley, 5003 Cartter Rd, Kell, IL 62853

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH 19A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6536T , Serial Number: MB-361, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald H Rayburn, 4438 Crowley Road, Kell, IL 62853
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7784T , Serial Number: 47384, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Karen R Spieth, 1572 Adams Rd, Kell, IL 62853


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Kell, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1282.4 years
John1074.7 years
Robert979.7 years
Mary785.0 years
Paul676.3 years
Harry578.6 years
William582.6 years
Ruth581.4 years
James577.2 years
Glen479.2 years
Most common last names in Kell, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morton1078.4 years
Williams981.6 years
Hayes778.4 years
Purdue781.2 years
Alvis674.8 years
Kell585.4 years
Pitts555.4 years
Beasley582.4 years
Smith568.8 years
Hays575.4 years

Kell on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
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