Lanark, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,383 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 683  (49.4%)
Females: 700  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61046.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,680 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Lanark:

$45,680
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,815 (it was $17,518 in 2000)

Lanark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,357 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Lanark:

$75,357
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $130,042; Detached houses: $131,843; Townhouses or other attached units: $161,524; In 2-unit structures: $105,319; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $50,772; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,237; Mobile homes: $64,540

Median gross rent in 2013: $524.

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  • Races in Lanark, IL (2010)

    Lanark races chart
    • 1,42097.5%White alone
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 120.8%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lanark: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.5%), Irish (13.1%), United States (8.6%), English (6.1%), Dutch (5.7%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/07/1876

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,332 people per square mile   (low).

Lanark,IL real estate house value index trend

Lanark, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lanark:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lanark city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

35 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Lanark, Illinois as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lanark to the number of sex offenders is 354 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,697 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,690 (2.1%)

Lanark satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 89.83 W

Area code: 815

Lanark household income distribution Lanark home values distribution

Crime rates in Lanark by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1130300100
per 100,000 63.165.4197.80.0202.30.00.068.60.00.0
Robberies 0000100020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.067.40.00.00.0140.80.0
Assaults 141421301100
per 100,000 883.8915.6131.866.1202.30.068.368.60.00.0
Burglaries 4437453033
per 100,000 252.5261.6197.8463.0269.7337.8204.80.0211.3205.3
Thefts 1818166891012109
per 100,000 1,136.41,177.21,054.7396.8539.4608.1682.6823.6704.2616.0
Auto thefts 1102101000
per 100,000 63.165.40.0132.367.40.068.30.00.00.0
Arson 0002000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0132.30.00.00.00.00.068.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 307.5318.6250.475.0279.349.963.2105.788.740.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +147 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lanark, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 272.5 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 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 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 304.6 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) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from Lanark center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 259.4 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 Carroll County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 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:

See full list of schools located in Lanark

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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 63.8. This is about average.

City:

63.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Lanark, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lanark city (based on Carroll County data)

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
Carroll County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

16.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lanark:

57.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Lanark:

27.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lanark:

20.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lanark:

7.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lanark:

63.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lanark:

80.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lanark, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$2,838
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$3,517
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,056$48,33613$5,461
Streets and Highways 1$4,096$49,1520$0
Sewerage 1$4,787$57,4440$0
Water Supply 1$3,968$47,6160$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,292
Totals for Government 5$20,907$50,17728$14,108

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $256,000 ($185.10)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($136.66)
    Financial Administration: $131,000 ($94.72)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($57.12)
    Libraries: $59,000 ($42.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($29.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($11.57)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($7.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($7.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($29.65)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($10.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $225,000 ($162.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($28.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $196,000 ($141.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($21.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $94,000 ($67.97)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($19.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($64.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $259,000 ($187.27)
    All Other: $48,000 ($34.71)
    Highways: $43,000 ($31.09)
  • Tax - Property: $232,000 ($167.75)
    NEC: $14,000 ($10.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $660,000 ($477.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $159,000 ($114.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $635,000 ($459.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $152,000 ($109.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($18.08)
    Other, NEC: $7,000 ($5.06)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $131,000 ($94.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $728,000 ($526.39)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($26.03)

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stephenson County, IL  0.61% ($26,878 average AGI)
from Whiteside County, IL  0.48% ($28,719)
from Clinton County, IA  0.39% ($32,577)


5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
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 Whiteside County, IL  0.80% ($31,019 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.49% ($45,061)
to Clinton County, IA  0.44% ($25,833)

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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/1997, Expiration Date: 06/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2002Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/17/2024, Certifier: Tim ThroopRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2009, Expiration Date: 12/07/2019, Certifier: Ronald L MeyersRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2015, Expiration Date: 03/24/2025, Certifier: Gerald FinkRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/15/2025, Certifier: John HeldtRegistrant: Radio Ranch, 10924 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 622-9000, Fax: (815) 622-9163, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • BROOKVILLE, 1/4 Mi W Of Rt 52/62 On E Willow Rd (Lat: 42.068611 Lon: -89.709167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMS247
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6605.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • LAKE CARROLL, 24089 Zier Rd (Lat: 42.154500 Lon: -89.839361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQEI500
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/2016, Expiration Date: 02/02/2026, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • CNLF365A0, Lat: 42.056583 Lon: -89.802306, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • CNLF365A90, Lat: 42.056583 Lon: -89.802306, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • CNLF365A180, Lat: 42.056583 Lon: -89.802306, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • CNLF365A270, Lat: 42.056583 Lon: -89.802306, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • LC Skihill, Alongside Plum Tree Drive (Lat: 42.165000 Lon: -89.888528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQRQ660
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 07/09/2023, Certifier: Scott M PiehnRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Lanark compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Zachary Tate Lamoreux (2)
  • Clifford G. Thiel (2)
  • James Francis Leroy Blair (1)
  • Rodney P. Hartman (1)
  • James F.l. Blair (1)
  • Jim Pierce (1)
  • Zachary Lamoreux (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2016.