La Prairie, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 45 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.0%
Males: 24  (54.0%)
Females: 21  (46.0%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 62346

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,636 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
La Prairie:

$48,636
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,449 (it was $8,844 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $67,371 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
La Prairie:

$67,371
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $59,314; detached houses: $57,774
March 2019 cost of living index in La Prairie: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.0%
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  • Races in La Prairie, IL (2019)
    • 4794.0%White alone
    • 36.0%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (47.1%), German (32.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 711 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 201 people per square mile   (very low).

La Prairie, Illinois map

2 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe).

This village:

3.3%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $963 (1.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in La Prairie, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in La Prairie, IL in 2019

La Prairie satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

6.5%

Average climate in La Prairie, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3

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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 207% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from La Prairie 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 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 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) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from La Prairie center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from La Prairie 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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
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

For population 15 years and over in La Prairie:

Marital status in La Prairie, IL
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 8.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

For population 25 years and over in La Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • 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
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
Illinois:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$231
Totals for Government 0$0 9$231

La Prairie government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($200.00)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($155.56)

La Prairie government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($22.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($155.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($133.33)
    Highways: $1,000 ($22.22)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($22.22)

La Prairie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000 ($1244.44)

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
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 Marion County, MO  0.27% ($31,493 average AGI)
from Pike County, IL  0.23% ($39,452)
from Hancock County, IL  0.18% ($51,771)


4.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
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 Marion County, MO  0.27% ($45,194 average AGI)
to Pike County, IL  0.18% ($37,510)
to Hancock County, IL  0.17% ($27,304)

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: 40.135669, Lon: -91.005919, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.7mTotal length
  • 955Total average daily traffic
  • 144Total average daily truck traffic
  • 859Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB6AQR, Licensee ID: L00341996, Grant Date: 11/15/2016, Expiration Date: 11/15/2026, Certifier: Glenn A Meyers, Registrant: Glenn A Meyers, 102 E. Main St., La Prairie, IL 62346

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Prairie, IL
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • 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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