Lanark, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 1,333 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 
Males: 589  (44.2%)
Females: 744  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61046.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,123 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Lanark:

$47,123
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,522 (it was $17,518 in 2000)

Lanark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,778 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Lanark:

$92,778
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $168,562; detached houses: $174,911; townhouses or other attached units: $72,560; in 2-unit structures: $137,964; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,578; mobile homes: $61,895

Median gross rent in 2019: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lanark: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.7%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Lanark, IL (2019)
    • 1,31091.4%White alone
    • 624.3%Hispanic
    • 322.2%Two or more races
    • 130.9%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

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According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lanark, Illinois as of December 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lanark is 512 to 1.


Crime rates in Lanark by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2016

2018

2019

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(202.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(202.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.3)
1
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(269.7)
5
(337.8)
3
(204.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(211.3)
3
(205.3)
1
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(151.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(539.4)
9
(608.1)
10
(682.6)
12
(823.6)
10
(704.2)
9
(616.0)
5
(368.5)
1
(74.6)
4
(303.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index268.448.060.8101.685.239.025.83.083.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Illinois average:

2.76
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Ancestries: American (34.4%), German (31.8%), English (4.0%), Egyptian (3.7%), Dutch (3.4%), Norwegian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/07/1876

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,284 people per square mile   (low).

Lanark, Illinois map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,952 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,792 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (40.8 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (70.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (112.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Shannon, IL (2.4 miles ),
Chadwick, IL (2.6 miles ),
Mount Carroll, IL (2.7 miles ),
Milledgeville, IL (3.2 miles ),
Pearl City, IL (3.4 miles ),
Forreston, IL (3.6 miles ),
Coleta, IL (3.7 miles),
Polo, IL (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 89.83 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Lanark, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lanark, IL in 2019
Lanark satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $132,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $65,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lanark, IL residents
Average permit cost in Lanark, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +147 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in Lanark, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (13.3%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Machinery (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Lanark, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Lanark, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lanark, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lanark-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Lanark city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lanark-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 81% 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 272.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Lanark 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 248.9 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 272.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.1 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 304.6 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 Carroll County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lanark topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lanark:

  • GORDON JONES TERRACE (421 NORTH ROCHESTER STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lanark:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNT CARROLL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT CARROLL, IL)
  • DAVITA - FREEPORT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • STEPHENSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FREEPORT REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • BIG MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAVANNA, IL)
  • POLO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; POLO, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF FREEPORT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)

Airports located in Lanark:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lanark:

  • Ashford University (about 26 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Rock Valley College (about 46 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 51 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 53 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Black Hawk College (about 54 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 55 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 56 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Public high school in Lanark:

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Library in Lanark:

  • LANARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,082; Location: 110 WEST CARROLL STREET; 19,097 books; 568 audio materials; 947 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Lanark include: Church of the Brethren (A), Faith Reformed Church (B), Lanark United Methodist Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lanark City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Lake Carroll POA (Recreation Areas; 4911 Ironwood Blvd).

Carroll 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 Lanark and their reported violations in the past:

TRAILSIDE ENTERPRISES INC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Lanark (2011 data):

  • Exchange State Bank: at 126 North Broad Street, branch established on 1878/04/06. Info updated 2010/06/17: Bank assets: $78.3 mil, Deposits: $67.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lanark Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lanark:

Marital status in Lanark, IL
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lanark:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lanark
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lanark, IL (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,53122
Evangelical Protestant2,33519
Catholic1,5083
Other472
None6,966-
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
Carroll County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Carroll County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

16.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lanark:

51.6%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Lanark:

29.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lanark:

19.7%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lanark:

11.2%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.6%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Lanark:

57.1%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lanark:

80.2%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lanark, IL Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,369$62,21414$8,580
Streets and Highways 1$5,271$63,2520$0
Sewerage 1$6,162$73,9440$0
Water Supply 1$5,107$61,2840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$4,458
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,641
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$5,525
Totals for Government 5$26,909$64,58229$20,204

Lanark government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $220,000 ($165.04)
    Sewerage: $202,000 ($151.54)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($100.53)
    Regular Highways: $99,000 ($74.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($68.27)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($54.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $53,000 ($39.76)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($33.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($28.51)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($26.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($64.52)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($47.26)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($22.51)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($16.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $372,000 ($279.07)

Lanark government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $346,000 ($259.56)
    Other: $88,000 ($66.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($51.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($55.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($10.50)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $188,000 ($141.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $419,000 ($314.33)
    Highways: $37,000 ($27.76)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $277,000 ($207.80)
    Other License: $18,000 ($13.50)

Lanark government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($152.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000 ($107.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($45.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,637,000 ($1228.06)

4.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Whiteside County, IL  0.93% ($40,656 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.70% ($44,717)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.41% ($34,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lanark:

  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lanark:

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W211AQ (90.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Lanark:

  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)

Lanark fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1999 04:30 AM, Sr-73, Lat: 42.095700, Lon: -89.832840, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.4mTotal length
  • 20,275Total average daily traffic
  • 3,658Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,975Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lanark, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lanark, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lanark)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4 Mi W 3/4 Mi S Of Jct Tr 72 & 73 4 Mi N (Lat: 42.143639 Lon: -89.900944), Call Sign: KNFZ474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz, 159.135 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/1997, Expiration Date: 06/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2002, Registrant: Freedom, Township Of, 19987 Town Hall Rd, Lanark, IL 61046, Phone: (815) 442-2757
  • Lat: 42.285000 Lon: -89.975000, Call Sign: WQBC301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.212 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/17/2024, Certifier: Tim Throop, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 42.102222 Lon: -89.833333, Call Sign: WQLC686,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2009, Expiration Date: 12/07/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2020, Certifier: Ronald L Meyers, Registrant: Rock River Service Co., 2222 Charles St., Rockford, IL 61104, Phone: (815) 226-1280, Fax: (815) 226-1641, Email:
  • 27495 Willow Road (Lat: 42.067694 Lon: -89.771889), Call Sign: WQVL984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.590 MHz, 157.590 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2015, Expiration Date: 03/24/2025, Certifier: Gerald Fink, Registrant: Radio Ranch, Inc, 10924 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 622-9000, Fax: (815) 622-9163, Email:
  • 10019 Benson Road (Lat: 42.071500 Lon: -89.822333), Call Sign: WQVY504,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.910 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/15/2025, Certifier: John Heldt, Registrant: Radio Ranch, 10924 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 622-9000, Fax: (815) 622-9163, Email:
  • Lat: 42.102222 Lon: -89.833333, Call Sign: WRFL387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 452.887 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2020, Expiration Date: 03/24/2030, Certifier: Rorrie Kramer, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lanark)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lanark)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 30 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lanark, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.8%), and Outside Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lanark, IL
    • 11555.8%Structure Fires
    • 6531.6%Outside Fires
    • 136.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 136.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lanark, IL
Most common first names in Lanark, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2182.0 years
Robert2177.0 years
William1980.5 years
Edna1784.8 years
George1580.2 years
Mary1578.3 years
Frank1477.0 years
James1371.2 years
Harold1374.8 years
Helen1378.7 years
Most common last names in Lanark, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2077.3 years
Plock1180.0 years
Zuck1085.4 years
Smith876.4 years
Rahn783.7 years
Zier776.1 years
Hawbecker685.2 years
Rogers680.8 years
Lower676.0 years
Meador672.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lanark, IL
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lanark, IL
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used


Lanark compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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