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Population in 2012: 179 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 

Males: 104  (58.6%)
Females: 75  (41.4%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 61452

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,128 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Littleton:

$52,128
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,347

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,544 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Littleton:

$43,544
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,541; Detached houses: $81,502; Mobile homes: $34,377

Median gross rent in 2012: $445.

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  • White alone - 180 (99.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Littleton: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (59.2%), German (11.5%), Irish (9.4%), English (6.3%), French (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1911

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 154 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Littleton:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Littleton village:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Littleton, Illinois as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Littleton to the number of sex offenders is 179 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $590 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $268 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (60.0 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (112.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (189.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Industry, IL (2.6 miles ), Rushville, IL (2.9 miles ), Camden, IL (3.1 miles) , Vermont, IL (3.3 miles ), Table Grove, IL (3.7 miles ), Astoria, IL (3.7 miles ), Ripley, IL (3.8 miles) , Adair, IL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 90.62 W

Area code: 309

Littleton household income distribution Littleton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+8.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (33%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (1%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Littleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Littleton village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuyler County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Littleton:

  • SNYDERS-VAUGHN HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • ASTORIA GARDEN AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ASTORIA, IL)

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Amtrak station near Littleton:

  • 17 miles: MACOMB (120 E. CALHOUN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Littleton:

  • Western Illinois University (about 17 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,446)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 50 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Bradley University (about 62 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 64 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 64 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Illinois Central College (about 67 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Black Hawk College (about 87 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)

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

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

 
Schuyler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.46
U.S.:

9.59

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

CAMDEN-LITTLETON WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 600, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-1999 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1999 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Littleton 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Littleton travel time to work - commute


Littleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Littleton village (based on Schuyler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.29%
Here51.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionCatholic Church
Adherents31.1%17.4%12.8%11.4%8.0%
Congregations40.7%14.8%7.4%3.7%3.7%
NameFree Methodist Church of North AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents4.9%4.2%4.0%1.9%4.4%
Congregations3.7%3.7%3.7%3.7%14.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Schuyler County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Schuyler County:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

26.8%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$158
Totals for Government 0$0 9$158

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($128.49)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($44.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($100.56)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($27.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($83.80)
    Highways: $5,000 ($27.93)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($11.17)
    Property: $2,000 ($11.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $163,000 ($910.61)

6.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cass County, IL  1.24% ($32,229 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.68% ($21,895)
from Adams County, IL  0.36% ($41,900)


7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to McDonough County, IL  1.02% ($19,793 average AGI)
to Cass County, IL  0.95% ($21,222)
to Fulton County, IL  0.63% ($30,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Littleton:

  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLRB (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Littleton:

  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • W209AL (89.7 FM; MACOMB, ETC., IL; Owner: H.O.P.E. BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W213AH (90.5 FM; MACOMB, ETC., IL; Owner: H.O.P.E. BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Littleton:

  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA9IZI
    Grant Date: 04/03/1995, Expiration Date: 02/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2004
    Registrant: Jimmy A Pierce, Rr 1 Box 116, Littleton, IL 61452
  • Call Sign: N9UGZ, Licensee ID: L00667794
    Grant Date: 04/08/2003, Expiration Date: 07/06/2013
    Registrant: Steve E Spencer, R 1 Box 31, Littleton, IL 61452
  • Call Sign: N9UHB, Licensee ID: L00668531
    Grant Date: 04/09/2003, Expiration Date: 07/06/2013
    Registrant: Barbara J Spencer, Rr 1 Box 31, Littleton, IL 61452
  • Call Sign: WD9AJL, Licensee ID: L00267915
    Grant Date: 07/14/2000, Expiration Date: 07/17/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2012
    Registrant: Carroll D Noland, 129 E Broadway, Littleton, IL 61452
  • Call Sign: WD9AJM, Licensee ID: L00267913
    Grant Date: 06/09/2010, Expiration Date: 07/10/2020, Certifier: Mary E Noland
    Registrant: Mary E Noland, 129 E Broadway, Littleton, IL 61452
  • Call Sign: KC9MXE, Licensee ID: L01369680
    Grant Date: 02/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/14/2018, Certifier: Danny L Engelbrecht
    Registrant: Danny L Engelbrecht, Littleton, IL 61452


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