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Population in 2014: 321 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 152  (47.6%)
Females: 169  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61749.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,174 (it was $34,886 in 2000)
Kenney:

$53,174
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,052 (it was $18,553 in 2000)

Kenney village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $77,779 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Kenney:

$77,779
IL:

$186,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $680.

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  • Races in Kenney, IL (2010)

    Kenney races chart
    • 32098.2%White alone
    • 41.2%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kenney: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.4%), Irish (21.8%), American (20.7%), German (9.8%), French Canadian (3.4%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/14/1902

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,067 people per square mile   (low).

Kenney, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Kenney:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenney village:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kenney, Illinois as of April 25, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenney to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,230 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $907 (1.3%)

Kenney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (18.7 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (119.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (141.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chestnut, IL (2.5 miles ), Beason, IL (2.5 miles) , Clinton, IL (2.8 miles ), Maroa, IL (2.9 miles ), Latham, IL (3.2 miles ), Waynesville, IL (3.2 miles ), Wapella, IL (3.3 miles ), Warrensburg, IL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 89.09 W

Area code: 217

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

4.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Kenney, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Kenney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Kenney village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenney-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 130.8 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 109.2 miles away from Kenney 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 162.1 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 130.4 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 117.0 miles away from Kenney 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 204.3 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 De Witt County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenney topographic map

Birthplace of: Del Howard - Major League Baseball player, Ivan Howard - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Kenney:

  • MANOR COURT OF CLINTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLINTON, IL)
  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CLINTON, IL)
  • ALLEN COURT (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CLINTON, IL)
  • H AND J VONDERLIETH LVG CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MOUNT PULASKI, IL)
  • HICKORY POINT CHRISTIAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FORSYTH, IL)
  • LINCOLN TERRACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • SYMPHONY OF LINCOLN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)

Amtrak station near Kenney:

  • 16 miles: LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plant near Kenney:

  • 8 miles: Clinton in Clinton, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenney:

  • Richland Community College (about 19 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 19 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 28 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 29 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 31 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 38 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 39 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)

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

De Witt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.3%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Kenney (2011 data):

  • Kenney Bank and Trust: Kenney Bank And Trust at Route 54 And Jordan Street, branch established on 1978/02/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.9 mil, Deposits: $71.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Iteam Companies, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kenney village (based on De Witt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,99820
Mainline Protestant1,4307
Catholic1,0653
Other42
None10,064-
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: 4
De Witt County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
De Witt County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
De Witt County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

8.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kenney:

42.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Kenney:

28.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kenney:

17.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kenney:

7.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kenney:

41.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Kenney:

46.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kenney, 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 1$1,942$23,3041$2,364
Totals for Government 1$1,942$23,3041$2,364

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($152.65)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($90.34)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($62.31)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($46.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($28.04)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($6.23)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($3.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $5,000 ($15.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $22,000 ($68.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($105.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($56.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($52.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($12.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($15.58)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($9.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($105.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $30,000 ($93.46)
    Highways: $11,000 ($34.27)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($74.77)
    NEC: $3,000 ($9.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,000 ($37.38)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $16,000 ($49.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,000 ($71.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($15.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $200,000 ($623.05)

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 McLean County, IL  1.42% ($35,312 average AGI)
from Champaign County, IL  0.60% ($33,667)
from Macon County, IL  0.55% ($37,611)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 McLean County, IL  1.35% ($45,750 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.92% ($38,133)
to Champaign County, IL  0.44% ($25,379)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenney:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenney:

  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Kenney:

  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 200Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kenney)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9EUP, Licensee ID: L00748585, Grant Date: 11/07/2013, Expiration Date: 11/07/2023, Certifier: Stephen J Lighthall, Registrant: Stephen J Lighthall, 201 N Alexander St, Kenney, IL 61749

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61492 , Serial Number: 75-4913, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John Iv Warner, 6312 Red Rd, Kenney, IL 61749
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-340 SERIES (170 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6365L , Serial Number: AA5-0245, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph R Peterson, 1560 Creek Rd, Kenney, IL 61749

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Most common first names in Kenney, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1082.5 years
Charles780.0 years
Helen589.4 years
Raymond575.2 years
William583.0 years
James465.0 years
Robert477.2 years
Howard369.3 years
Lloyd387.0 years
John381.3 years
Most common last names in Kenney, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson781.0 years
Irvin782.1 years
Brady572.8 years
Hoff584.2 years
Alexander478.5 years
Brelsfoard485.7 years
Brown479.2 years
Clifton468.7 years
Hunt484.8 years
Cromwell477.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Kenney 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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