Littleton, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 180 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 
Males: 104  (58.1%)
Females: 76  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 61452

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,820 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Littleton:

$51,820
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,430 (it was $14,670 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,586 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Littleton:

$41,586
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $476.

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    • 18099.4%White alone
    • 10.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Littleton: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (45.7%), German (21.3%), Irish (10.3%), English (5.3%), French (3.9%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1911

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Littleton, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Littleton:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Littleton village:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Littleton, Illinois as of September 03, 2015.
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 2013: $621 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $826 (2.6%)

Littleton satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (29%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Average climate in Littleton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Littleton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 59% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Littleton-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 191.1 miles away from the city 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 175.5 miles away from Littleton 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 217.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 219.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from Littleton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 176.3 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 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, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Littleton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Littleton:

  • SNYDERS-VAUGHN HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • ASTORIA GARDEN AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ASTORIA, IL)
  • ELMS, THE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MACOMB, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF MACOMB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MACOMB, IL)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MACOMB, IL)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MACOMB, IL)

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: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 50 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Bradley University (about 62 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 64 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 65 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Illinois Central College (about 67 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Black Hawk College (about 87 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

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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

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

CAMDEN-LITTLETON WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 962, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2009), St BCA signed (OCT-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2009), St BCA signed (OCT-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2009), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2009), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2009), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.7%
(3.4% 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 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 above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,56113
Evangelical Protestant1,31014
Catholic2131
Other5-
None4,455-
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: 1
Schuyler County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

26.8%
Illinois:

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

17.3%
State:

14.5%
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$26
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$128
Totals for Government 0$0 9$154

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($127.78)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($44.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($27.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($83.33)
    Highways: $5,000 ($27.78)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($11.11)
    Property: $2,000 ($11.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $163,000 ($905.56)

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Cass County, IL  1.47% ($37,951 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.57% ($29,625)
from Fulton County, IL  0.43% ($40,167)


6.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
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 Cass County, IL  1.03% ($29,414 average AGI)
to McDonough County, IL  0.92% ($29,115)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.53% ($37,467)

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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