La Prairie, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 47 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.7%
Males: 23  (50.7%)
Females: 24  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62346

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,401 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
La Prairie:

$51,401
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,545 (it was $8,844 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,722 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
La Prairie:

$80,722
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $54,376; Detached houses: $53,498
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Prairie: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.7%), Irish (27.0%), Dutch (21.6%), English (5.4%), German (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 711 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 210 people per square mile   (very low).

La Prairie, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in La Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Prairie village:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

La Prairie village:  0.9% ($372)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)

La Prairie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (76.0 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (112.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (209.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Golden, IL (1.7 miles ), Augusta, IL (2.5 miles ), Bowen, IL (2.6 miles ), Camp Point, IL (2.8 miles ), Clayton, IL (2.9 miles ), Plymouth, IL (3.3 miles ), Coatsburg, IL (3.4 miles ), Loraine, IL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 91.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

La Prairie household income distribution La Prairie home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-11.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in La Prairie, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Prairie-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the La Prairie village center .

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Prairie-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 203.9 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 190.0 miles away from La Prairie 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 220.9 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 228.6 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 204.7 miles away from La Prairie center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 189.1 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 Adams County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Prairie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near La Prairie:

  • GOLDEN GOOD SHEPHERD HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GOLDEN, IL)
  • TIMBER POINT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAMP POINT, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Prairie:

  • Western Illinois University (about 28 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 47 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 80 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 80 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Bradley University (about 83 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Truman State University (about 84 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Illinois Central College (about 87 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

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Adams 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 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.4%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Illinois average:

12.1

La Prairie travel time to work - commute La Prairie mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Prairie village (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,49851
Catholic15,1638
Mainline Protestant8,97237
Other1,09410
Black Protestant4873
Orthodox501
None14,839-
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
Adams County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Adams County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.7%
Illinois:

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

14.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$20
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$46
Water Supply 0$0 3$165
Totals for Government 0$0 6$231

La Prairie government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($255.32)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($85.11)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($85.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($85.11)

La Prairie government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($21.28)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($127.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($127.66)
    Highways: $2,000 ($42.55)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($42.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($978.72)

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, MO  0.27% ($23,548 average AGI)
from Lewis County, MO  0.18% ($25,447)
from Hancock County, IL  0.15% ($66,268)


3.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
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 Marion County, MO  0.24% ($29,359 average AGI)
to Lewis County, MO  0.19% ($27,275)
to Cook County, IL  0.14% ($29,132)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Prairie:

  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Prairie:

  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around La Prairie:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W65CZ (Channel 65; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DR (Channel 67; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BM (Channel 45; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

La Prairie fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2011 11:28 AM, N 2600th Ave, Lat: 40.13567, Lon: -91.00592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (27%)

La Prairie 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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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