Kewanee, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 12,473 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 5,973  (47.9%)
Females: 6,500  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61443.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,307 (it was $29,895 in 2000)
Kewanee:

$39,307
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,788 (it was $15,746 in 2000)

Kewanee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $64,883 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Kewanee:

$64,883
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,986; detached houses: $154,207; townhouses or other attached units: $138,452; in 2-unit structures: $153,118; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,431; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,150; mobile homes: $55,175

Median gross rent in 2017: $586.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kewanee: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.6% for Black residents, 41.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.0% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kewanee, IL (2017)
    • 10,06878.9%White alone
    • 1,54512.1%Hispanic
    • 6765.3%Black alone
    • 2091.6%Asian alone
    • 1711.3%Two or more races
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 50.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Kewanee, Illinois as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kewanee is 205 to 1.


Crime rates in Kewanee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(118.4)
11
(86.9)
12
(95.5)
19
(153.8)
17
(138.2)
12
(99.7)
12
(92.6)
12
(93.2)
11
(86.3)
13
(103.0)
17
(135.8)
13
(104.3)
20
(161.5)
7
(56.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(55.2)
2
(15.8)
11
(87.6)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.3)
34
(282.3)
29
(223.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(8.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(221.0)
32
(252.9)
45
(358.2)
40
(323.8)
40
(325.2)
4
(33.2)
2
(15.4)
29
(225.1)
19
(149.1)
23
(182.2)
30
(239.6)
23
(184.6)
28
(226.1)
28
(225.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
120
(947.1)
160
(1,264)
117
(931.3)
53
(429.0)
101
(821.0)
76
(631.1)
35
(270.2)
41
(318.3)
43
(337.5)
60
(475.4)
51
(407.3)
43
(345.1)
37
(298.7)
39
(314.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
617
(4,870)
688
(5,437)
590
(4,696)
454
(3,675)
563
(4,576)
455
(3,778)
461
(3,558)
444
(3,447)
362
(2,842)
360
(2,852)
377
(3,011)
371
(2,978)
431
(3,480)
425
(3,424)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(197.3)
35
(276.6)
15
(119.4)
11
(89.0)
20
(162.6)
3
(24.9)
7
(54.0)
7
(54.3)
1
(7.8)
5
(39.6)
6
(47.9)
10
(80.3)
5
(40.4)
25
(201.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(15.8)
4
(31.6)
3
(23.9)
2
(16.2)
2
(16.3)
3
(24.9)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.5)
1
(7.8)
2
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(48.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)432.4452.9436.9374.4434.0368.4309.9284.0236.8271.8311.7274.9353.9265.3

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City-data.com crime index in Kewanee, IL

Crime rate in Kewanee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: German (12.4%), English (8.0%), Irish (6.7%), American (6.6%), Belgian (4.6%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/02/1872

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 6.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,987 people per square mile   (low).

Kewanee, Illinois map

663 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This city:

5.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,356 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,351 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (39.6 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (123.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Galva, IL (2.8 miles ),
Neponset, IL (2.8 miles ),
La Fayette, IL (3.1 miles ),
Bishop Hill, IL (3.2 miles),
Toulon, IL (3.3 miles ),
Mineral, IL (3.3 miles ),
Annawan, IL (3.3 miles ),
Sheffield, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 89.93 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Hog Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -756 (-5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,276 (59.4%)

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Kewanee, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kewanee, IL in 2017
Kewanee satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $208,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $299,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Kewanee, IL residents
Average permit cost in Kewanee, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Kewanee, IL
Historical housing units in Kewanee, IL
Most common industries in Kewanee, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Kewanee, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Kewanee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kewanee-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Kewanee city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kewanee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 221.2 miles away from Kewanee 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 199.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.4 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 252.4 miles away from Kewanee 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) earthquake occurred 220.8 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 207.4 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 Henry County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kewanee topographic map

Main business address for: BOSS HOLDINGS INC (APPAREL & OTHER FINISHED PRODS OF FABRICS & SIMILAR MATERIAL).

Hospitals and medical centers in Kewanee:

  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1051 WEST SOUTH STREET)
  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL HOSPICE (125 N TREMONT ST, 2ND FLOOR)
  • KEWANEE CARE HOME (144 JUNIOR AVENUE)
  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL ASSOC (719 ELLIOTT STREET)
  • ROYAL OAKS CARE CENTER (605 EAST CHURCH STREET, P O BOX 600)
  • FMC - MIDWEST - KEWANEE (230 WEST SOUTH ST.)
  • HENRY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (4424 U.S. HIGHWAY 34)

Airports and heliports located in Kewanee:

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Amtrak station:

KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kewanee:

  • Black Hawk College (about 32 miles; Moline, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 38 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 39 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 40 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 40 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Bradley University (about 41 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 43 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Public high schools in Kewanee:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kewanee:

  • WETHERSFIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 393, Location: 439 WILLARD ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 247, Location: 215 E CENTRAL BLVD, Grades: 7-8)
  • BELLE ALEXANDER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 229, Location: 1401 LAKE ST, Grades: KG-1)
  • IRVING ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 609 W CENTRAL BLVD, Grades: 2-3)
  • CENTRAL ELEM (Location: 215 E CENTRAL BLVD, Grades: 4-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Kewanee:

  • VISITATION CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 116, Location: 107 S LEXINGTON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Kewanee

Library in Kewanee:

  • KEWANEE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $718,044; Location: 102 SOUTH TREMONT STREET; 68,450 books; 5,345 audio materials; 5,030 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 196 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kewanee: Kewanee Public Library (A), Kewanee City Hall (B), Kewanee Ambulance Service (C), Kewanee Community Fire Protection District (D), Kewanee Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Kewanee: BOSS HOLDINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kewanee include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Bethel Church of God (C), Christ Deliverance Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Congregational Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Kewanee Public Cemetery (1), Orthodox Cemetery (2), Mount Olivet Cemetery (3), Pleasant View Cemetery (4), South Pleasant View Cemetery (5), Wethersfield Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kewanee include: Veterans Park (1), Windmont Park (2), West Park (3), McKinley Park (4), Chautauqua Park (5), Baker Park (6), Northeast Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: AmericInn Lodge & Suites (925 Tenney St), Aunt Daisy's Bed & Breakfast (223 W Central Blvd).

Court: Flex Court Athletics (115 East 2nd).

Birthplace of: Edward Robb Ellis - Journalist, Richard Estes - Artist, Gust E. Lundberg - Food industry businessman, Belden Hill - Baseball player, Don Peden - Football player and coach, Em Lindbeck - Baseball player, Glenn McDonald - Basketball player-coach.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kewanee and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Address: 13 Pine Tree Rd. , Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KEWANEE DUNES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kewanee that have no violations reported:

  • ST PETERS EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAWKEYE COMMERCIAL PARK (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHELL EXPRESS VENDING MACHINE (135749) (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • OAKWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ORION CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KEWANEE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Kewanee in 2010:

  • 210 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 205 people in federal detention centers
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Kewanee in 2000:

  • 187 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Kewanee (2011 data):

  • Peoples National Bank of Kewanee: Peoples National Bank Of Kewanee at 207 North Tremont Street, branch established on 1928/03/01; South Tenney Facility at 737 South Tenney Street, branch established on 1977/11/25. Info updated 2008/07/18: Bank assets: $252.0 mil, Deposits: $209.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Corp. Of Illinois, Inc.
  • Community State Bank: Kewanee Branch at 409 Tenney St, branch established on 1997/06/30; Main Street Kewanee Branch at 300 North Main Street, branch established on 2007/06/18. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $127.5 mil, Deposits: $111.1 mil, headquarters in Galva, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Galva Investment, Inc.
  • State Bank of Toulon: Kewanee Branch at 635 South Tenney Street, branch established on 1997/09/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.1 mil, Deposits: $156.1 mil, headquarters in Toulon, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Stark County Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Kewanee: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 101 W Central Blvd, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $73.7 mil, Deposits: $65.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Kewanee Wal-Mart Branch at 730 Tenney Street, branch established on 2007/05/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Union Federal Savings and Loan Association: Union Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 104 North Tremont Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $122.1 mil, Deposits: $102.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Kewanee:

Marital status in Kewanee, IL
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kewanee:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kewanee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kewanee, IL (based on Henry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,11735
Catholic6,39011
Evangelical Protestant4,61738
Other3904
Black Protestant3052
None27,667-
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: 12
Here:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Henry County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Henry County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Henry County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

8.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Henry County:

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

26.2%
State:

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

9.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Kewanee:

28.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kewanee:

21.8%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kewanee:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kewanee:

32.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kewanee, 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
Police Protection - Officers 23$108,827$56,7793$2,126
Firefighters 18$93,774$62,5160$0
Water Supply 8$26,070$39,1050$0
Streets and Highways 7$29,185$50,0311$879
Police - Other 7$25,359$43,4733$1,282
Financial Administration 6$18,629$37,2580$0
Solid Waste Management 6$17,544$35,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,544$46,1760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,848$46,1761$319
Other Government Administration 1$7,818$93,81610$1,545
Health 0$0 5$1,340
Totals for Government 80$342,598$51,39023$7,491

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $710,000 ($56.92)
    Water Utilities: $549,000 ($44.02)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($3.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,448,000 ($196.26)
    Sewerage: $1,496,000 ($119.94)
    General - Other: $1,464,000 ($117.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,407,000 ($112.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,390,000 ($111.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $873,000 ($69.99)
    Regular Highways: $434,000 ($34.80)
    Central Staff Services: $331,000 ($26.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $248,000 ($19.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $75,000 ($6.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($5.45)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($3.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $3,522,000 ($282.37)
    Corporate Stocks: $2,547,000 ($204.20)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,221,000 ($178.06)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,305,000 ($104.63)
    Benefit Payments: $903,000 ($72.40)
    Withdrawals: $24,000 ($1.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $355,000 ($28.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $674,000 ($54.04)
    Water Utilities: $671,000 ($53.80)
    Regular Highways: $639,000 ($51.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($9.30)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($3.69)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,454,000 ($357.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,519,000 ($121.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $862,000 ($69.11)
    Other: $498,000 ($39.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $62,000 ($4.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.88)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $392,000 ($31.43)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $265,000 ($21.25)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($4.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,160,000 ($93.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $275,000 ($22.05)
    Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($6.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,115,000 ($169.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,877,000 ($310.83)
    Highways: $377,000 ($30.23)
    Other: $75,000 ($6.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,678,000 ($134.53)
    Other License: $479,000 ($38.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $421,000 ($33.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($6.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,996,000 ($1202.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,111,000 ($970.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,234,000 ($339.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,349,000 ($108.15)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $710,000 ($56.92)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $710,000 ($56.92)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,325,000 ($667.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,283,000 ($183.04)
    Total Other Securities: $1,231,000 ($98.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,730,000 ($699.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,321,000 ($105.91)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Rock Island County, IL  1.83% ($46,668 average AGI)
from Scott County, IA  0.31% ($47,254)
from Knox County, IL  0.24% ($42,490)


5.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
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 Rock Island County, IL  1.55% ($41,428 average AGI)
to Scott County, IA  0.41% ($46,095)
to Knox County, IL  0.26% ($35,340)
Businesses in Kewanee, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
AmericInn1Menards1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Kincaid1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
Maurices1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kewanee:

  • WKEI (1450 AM; 1 kW; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kewanee:

  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJRE (102.5 FM; GALVA, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAAG (94.9 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kewanee:

  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Kewanee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.9mTotal length
  • $90,000Total costs
  • 10,510Total average daily traffic
  • 1,000Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,261Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kewanee, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kewanee, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kewanee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kewanee, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kewanee)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kewanee)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$77,30732$42,22058$55,33729$26,4561$32,00036$29,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$64,0002$43,5005$61,8041$6,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$64,5876$29,10328$57,0594$45,4850$02$38,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$27,00013$69,0320$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$70,9640$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00 , 0308.00, 0309.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$86,0002$103,125
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$62,1000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$80,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$99,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00 , 0308.00, 0309.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kewanee, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kewanee, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 55. The highest number of fires - 72 took place in 2008, and the least - 26 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kewanee, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.9%), and Structure Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kewanee, IL
    • 41043.9%Outside Fires
    • 32534.8%Structure Fires
    • 14115.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 596.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kewanee, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kewanee, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 901 S Tenney St, Kewanee, Illinois 61443 , Phone: (309) 853-8800, Fax: (309) 856-5319
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites - Kewanee, 925 Tenney St, Kewanee, Illinois 61443 , Phone: (309) 856-7200, Fax: (309) 856-7202
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kewanee, Illinois
Most common first names in Kewanee, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20974.8 years
Mary18081.0 years
William15977.5 years
Robert12971.7 years
Charles10574.3 years
Helen9681.6 years
George9478.0 years
James9071.5 years
Margaret8480.2 years
Anna8184.2 years
Most common last names in Kewanee, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10578.1 years
Anderson6981.6 years
Smith6076.8 years
Peterson5377.8 years
Nelson5280.0 years
Brown4674.8 years
Miller4177.6 years
Jones3577.1 years
Olson2974.2 years
Martin2778.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kewanee, IL
  • 93.3%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kewanee, IL
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood


Kewanee compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Kewanee on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Herbert W. Whitmer (1)
  • Christopher Kent Hoadley (1)
  • Steve Eugene Brody (1)
  • Martin Andrew Yepsen (1)
  • Andrew J. Waters (1)
  • Steven R. Spahn (1)
  • James V. Martin (1)
  • Martin A. Yepsen (1)
  • Dustin I. Landwehr (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2020.