Kell, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 216 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 104  (48.1%)
Females: 112  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62853.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,133 (it was $40,909 in 2000)
Kell:

$41,133
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,693 (it was $17,002 in 2000)

Kell village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,563 (it was $42,100 in 2000)
Kell:

$44,563
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $59,491; Detached houses: $70,401; Mobile homes: $29,219

Median gross rent in 2013: $698.

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  • Races in Kell, IL (2010)

    Kell races chart
    • 21497.7%White alone
    • 31.4%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Other race alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kell: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), German (11.8%), United States (11.2%), English (8.9%), Greek (4.1%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/19/1925

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 214 people per square mile   (very low).

Kell,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Kell:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kell village:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kell, Illinois as of June 27, 2016.
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 2013: $260 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $389 (1.0%)

Kell satellite photo by USGS

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

Kell household income distribution Kell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (39%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Kell, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kell-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 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 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: Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and 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 Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SALEM, IL)
  • PARK PLACE - CENTRALIA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • DIAMONDVIEW (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • TWIN WILLOWS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SALEM, IL)
  • SSM HEALTH BUSINESSES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, 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: 3,867)
  • Rend Lake College (about 25 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • McKendree University (about 50 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • John A Logan College (about 53 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 56 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 56 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 62 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)

Public elementary/middle school in Kell:

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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 2013: 14.4%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,91671
Other4,0258
Mainline Protestant3,79030
Catholic2,5435
Black Protestant1321
None15,031-
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
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kell:

39.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

28.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kell:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Kell:

52.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kell, 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

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $19,000 ($87.96)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($50.93)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($13.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($13.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($9.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($37.04)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($4.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($97.22)
    Highways: $7,000 ($32.41)
    All Other: $3,000 ($13.89)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($27.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000 ($148.15)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.47% ($29,466 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.34% ($32,415)
from Fayette County, IL  0.22% ($26,412)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
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 Jefferson County, IL  0.55% ($32,412 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.39% ($33,650)
to Washington County, IL  0.21% ($33,303)

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 Microwave Towers:

1
  • 4751 Carter Rd (Lat: 38.544194 Lon: -88.923944), Overall height: 300.2 m, Call Sign: WMF311
    Assigned Frequencies: 7050.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/1999, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021Registrant: Phone: (618) 822-6900

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2015, Certifier: Lisa M Beasley, Registrant: Lisa M Beasley, 5003 Cartter Rd, Kell, IL 62853
  • Call Sign: KD9AFH, Licensee ID: L01835014, Grant Date: 01/10/2014, Expiration Date: 01/10/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2014, Certifier: Nickolas S Mckenzie, Registrant: Nickolas S Mckenzie, 407 3rd St, Kell, IL 62853
  • Call Sign: KD9AQG, Licensee ID: L01849354, Grant Date: 03/12/2014, Expiration Date: 03/12/2024, Certifier: Roy L Stacey, Registrant: Roy L Stacey, 2428 County Farm Rd, Kell, IL 62853
  • Call Sign: N9DPA, Previous Call Sign: KD9AFH, Licensee ID: L01835014, Grant Date: 07/18/2014, Expiration Date: 07/18/2024, Certifier: Nickolas S Mckenzie, Registrant: Nickolas S Mckenzie, 407 3rd St, Kell, IL 62853
  • Call Sign: KD9EEP, Licensee ID: L01920177, Grant Date: 07/07/2015, Expiration Date: 07/07/2025, Certifier: Trevor B Brake, Registrant: Trevor B Brake, 5851 Kell Rd, Kell, IL 62853
  • Call Sign: KC9BG, Previous Call Sign: KC9OWN, Licensee ID: L01453509, Grant Date: 11/24/2015, Expiration Date: 11/24/2025, Certifier: Lisa M Beasley, Registrant: Lisa M Beasley, 5003 Cartter Rd, Kell, IL 62853

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (5%)

Kell compared to Illinois 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 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 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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