Lena, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,840 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 1,337  (47.1%)
Females: 1,503  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 61048.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $57,940 (it was $39,947 in 2000)
Lena:

$57,940
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,747 (it was $18,613 in 2000)

Lena village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $119,508 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Lena:

$119,508
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $146,548; Detached houses: $153,050; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,938; In 2-unit structures: $104,362; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,767; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,872; Mobile homes: $25,614

Median gross rent in 2015: $560.

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  • Races in Lena, IL (2010)

    Lena races chart
    • 2,83797.4%White alone
    • 371.3%Hispanic
    • 200.7%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lena: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (62.0%), American (12.0%), Irish (5.2%), English (3.4%), Italian (2.4%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1869

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Lena,IL real estate house value index trend

Lena, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lena:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lena village:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

19 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lena, Illinois as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Lena to the number of sex offenders is 1,436 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,867 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,779 (2.4%)

Lena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (39.4 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (52.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (116.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pearl City, IL (2.8 miles ), Winslow, IL (2.8 miles ), Nora, IL (2.8 miles) , Stockton, IL (3.1 miles ), Cedarville, IL (3.1 miles ), Orangeville, IL (3.3 miles ), Warren, IL (3.4 miles ), Freeport, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 89.83 W

Area code: 815

Lena household income distribution Lena home values distribution

Crime rates in Lena by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.035.035.471.80.0
Robberies 000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.035.20.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 477741312122
per 100,000 138.6242.5247.4246.3140.3455.5424.5430.971.8
Burglaries 51212101517684
per 100,000 173.2415.7424.2351.9525.9595.7212.2287.3143.6
Theft 37323237312822267
per 100,000 1,281.61,108.41,131.11,301.91,087.0981.1778.2933.6251.3
Auto thefts 211130110
per 100,000 69.334.635.335.2105.20.035.435.90.0
Arson 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.5) 100.2129.2131.9139.3116.8200.1162.0203.934.5

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Crime rate in Lena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +223 (+8.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lena, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lena-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the Lena village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 290.2 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 79.4 miles away from Lena 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 266.3 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 322.4 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 289.3 miles away from Lena center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 277.3 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 Stephenson County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lena:

  • ST CLARE HOME CARE--SUBUNIT (222 W RAILROAD ST)
  • LENA LIVING CENTER (1010 SOUTH LOGAN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lena:

  • STOCKTON HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STOCKTON, IL)
  • RACHUY HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; STOCKTON, IL)
  • FREEPORT REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • DAVITA - FREEPORT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF FREEPORT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FHN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FHN HOME HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)

airports located in Lena:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lena:

  • Ashford University (about 42 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 42 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Rock Valley College (about 43 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Edgewood College (about 52 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 53 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 53 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 58 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)

Public high school in Lena:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lena:

See full list of schools located in Lena

Library in Lena:

  • LENA COMMUNITY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $174,785; Location: 300 WEST MASON STREET; 17,265 books; 735 audio materials; 1,851 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • other church in Lena= St. Johns Lutheran Church
  • WEKZ-AM 1260 has a very strong signal in Lena, IL. WSPT-AM 1010 does not reach Lena, IL. WEKZ-AM, WEKZ-FM is owned by Green County Broadcasting. WFRL-AM & WFPS-FM is no longer owned by Mayfair. It is now owned by Green County Broadcasting. Add these LOCAL TV stations (from Rockford, IL) to your list. WIFR 23 (CBS), WTVO 17 (ABC), WREX 13 (NBC) WQRF 39 (FOX). These stations are MUCH closer to Lena, than the Madison, WI stations.

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Notable locations in Lena: Leamons Ambulance Service (A), Lena Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lena include: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (A), Lena Church of the Brethren (B), Lena United Methodist Church (C), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Stephenson 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 2004 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.3%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
90 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lena, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lena (2011 data):

  • Community Bank: Lena Street Branch at 420 East Lena Street, branch established on 2006/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $141.6 mil, Deposits: $110.1 mil, headquarters in Winslow, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Stateline Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Lena State Bank: at 915 South Logan Street, branch established on 1867/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $82.7 mil, Deposits: $72.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Foresight Financial Group, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: at 102 West Main Street, branch established on 1880/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/02: Bank assets: $217.4 mil, Deposits: $187.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Lena Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Illinois average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lena village (based on Stephenson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,64043
Mainline Protestant8,03331
Catholic5,2515
Black Protestant1,3669
Other2753
Orthodox151
None15,131-
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: 11
Stephenson County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Stephenson County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephenson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

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

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lena:

47.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lena:

20.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lena:

10.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lena:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lena:

54.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lena:

83.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lena, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$306
Other Government Administration 2$8,353$50,1188$2,362
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,883$38,6493$2,053
Streets and Highways 2$5,316$31,8960$0
Water Supply 2$7,621$45,7260$0
Totals for Government 10$34,173$41,00812$4,721

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $171,000 ($60.21)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $331,000 ($116.55)
    Police Protection: $247,000 ($86.97)
    Central Staff Services: $230,000 ($80.99)
    Sewerage: $175,000 ($61.62)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($39.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($38.38)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($35.56)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($2.46)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($33.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $11,000 ($3.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $77,000 ($27.11)
    Central Staff: $30,000 ($10.56)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($7.04)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($6.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $370,000 ($130.28)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $299,000 ($105.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($39.08)
    All Other: $22,000 ($7.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($29.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($55.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $425,000 ($149.65)
    Highways: $79,000 ($27.82)
  • Tax - Property: $303,000 ($106.69)
    NEC: $41,000 ($14.44)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,598,000 ($914.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,506,000 ($882.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $92,000 ($32.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,108,000 ($742.25)

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
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 Winnebago County, IL  0.71% ($32,187 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.27% ($36,269)
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.27% ($26,538)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
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 Winnebago County, IL  0.74% ($30,683 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.29% ($35,339)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.25% ($35,128)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lena:

  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST 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.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lena:

  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W211AQ (90.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lena:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
Lena fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Lena fatal accident list:

Apr 17, 1992 02:55 PM, Lena St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 1985 03:45 PM, Fairway Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lena)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Le Aqua Na State Pk 4 Mi N (Lat: 42.422222 Lon: -89.828722), Call Sign: WZU488
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2025Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • 309 Freedom St (Lat: 42.377806 Lon: -89.832611), Call Sign: KDA739
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023Registrant: Rock River Service Co., 2222 Charles St., Rockford, IL 61104, Phone: (815) 226-1280, Fax: (815) 226-1641, Email:
  • 309 Freedom St (Lat: 42.377806 Lon: -89.832611), Call Sign: WDP489
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.030 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023Registrant: Rock River Service Co., 2222 Charles St., Rockford, IL 61104, Phone: (815) 226-1280, Fax: (815) 226-1641, Email:
  • 621 W. Lena St. (Lat: 42.375000 Lon: -89.830556), Call Sign: WPXU979
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.162 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2003, Expiration Date: 06/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2013, Certifier: Michael KaserRegistrant: Rock River Service Co., 2222 Charles St., Rockford, IL 61104, Phone: (815) 226-1280, Fax: (815) 226-1641, Email:
  • Lat: 42.356472 Lon: -89.915750, Call Sign: WQFH604
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.725 MHz, 464.050 MHz, 463.725 MHz, 461.175 MHz, 462.100 MHz, 463.550 MHzGrant Date: 07/18/2006, Expiration Date: 07/18/2016, Certifier: Thomas DahmenRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lena)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lena)

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

LENA KOA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE RAFTERS (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WOLF HOLLOW GOLF COURSE (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAKE LE AQUA WA STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE LE AQUA NA STATE PARK (95794) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE LE AQUA NA STATE PARK (95778) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SULLIVANS (147140) (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Most common first names in Lena, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3280.1 years
William3080.1 years
Robert2372.6 years
Mary2378.9 years
Donald2172.9 years
Harold2181.6 years
Margaret1983.4 years
Dorothy1879.5 years
Charles1778.3 years
Helen1782.3 years
Most common last names in Lena, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1680.4 years
Phillips1486.3 years
Lobdell1280.6 years
Rampenthal1174.3 years
Diestelmeier980.0 years
Gassman983.4 years
Buss880.7 years
Price883.4 years
Wybourn877.9 years
Broge776.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Lena, IL
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Lane Furniture1
Kincaid1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1

Lena compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Gary M. Erickson (1)
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  • Heidi Ann Torkelson (1)
  • Gary Erickson (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2017.