Lomax, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 421 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 183  (43.7%)
Females: 238  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  59.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 61454.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $31,872 (it was $29,609 in 2000)
Lomax:

$31,872
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,827 (it was $14,066 in 2000)

Lomax village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $62,970 (it was $34,700 in 2000)
Lomax:

$62,970
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $70,126; Detached houses: $72,339; Mobile homes: $54,717

Median gross rent in 2015: $533.

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  • Races in Lomax, IL (2010)

    Lomax races chart
    • 42493.4%White alone
    • 132.9%Hispanic
    • 102.2%Two or more races
    • 40.9%Asian alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lomax: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.6%), Irish (20.8%), English (11.2%), American (8.8%), Dutch (7.2%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/28/1914

Elevation: 548 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (low).

Lomax, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lomax:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lomax village:

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lomax, Illinois as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Lomax to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,949 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $970 (1.8%)

Lomax satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (64.8 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (148.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (193.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dallas City, IL (2.4 miles ), Pontoosuc, IL (2.8 miles) , La Harpe, IL (2.9 miles ), Gulf Port, IL (3.0 miles ), Burlington, IA (3.0 miles ), Stronghurst, IL (3.1 miles ), West Burlington, IA (3.3 miles ), Raritan, IL (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 91.07 W

Area code: 217

Lomax household income distribution Lomax home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Lomax, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lomax-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Lomax village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 tornado 17.8 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lomax-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 229.3 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 212.7 miles away from Lomax 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 256.3 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 256.7 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 229.8 miles away from Lomax center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 214.5 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 Henderson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lomax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lomax:

  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER-NF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • ELM VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • LAHARPE HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LA HARPE, IL)
  • HENDERSON COUNTY RET CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STRONGHURST, IL)
  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH CARE LTD (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - W BURLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)

Amtrak stations near Lomax:

  • 9 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: ALDERSHOT (BURLINGTON, 1199 WATERDOWN RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lomax:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 11 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 26 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Augustana College (about 63 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 64 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Black Hawk College (about 64 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 65 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 67 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

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Notable locations in Lomax: Lomax Ambulance Service (A), Dallas City Rural Fire Protection District Lomax Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Henderson 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 2000 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.912
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.1%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Lomax (2011 data):

  • Bank of Stronghurst: Lomax Branch at One Auburn Street, branch established on 1996/11/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.8 mil, Deposits: $63.9 mil, headquarters in Stronghurst, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Illinois average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lomax village (based on Henderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,76713
Evangelical Protestant4794
Catholic1901
Other1-
None4,894-
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: 2
Henderson County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Henderson County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lomax:

50.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.9%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Lomax:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lomax:

22.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lomax:

8.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lomax:

78.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lomax, 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

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $20,000 ($47.51)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($38.00)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($28.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($21.38)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($19.00)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($9.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($7.13)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($4.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,000 ($102.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($2.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($11.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $52,000 ($123.52)
    Highways: $11,000 ($26.13)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.38)
  • Tax - NEC: $6,000 ($14.25)
    Property: $6,000 ($14.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $281,000 ($667.46)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
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 Des Moines County, IA  1.17% ($30,676 average AGI)
from Warren County, IL  0.41% ($42,417)
from Knox County, IL  0.34% ($20,000)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Des Moines County, IA  1.32% ($51,692 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.61% ($27,611)
to Hancock County, IL  0.51% ($28,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lomax:

  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCPS (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: JOHN M. GIANNETTINO)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lomax:

  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lomax:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Lomax fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2002 04:23 AM, Aviston St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 15, 2002 00:49 AM, Sr-96, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 84Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB9SVE, Licensee ID: L00259059, Grant Date: 01/03/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023, Registrant: Larry K Moreland, Rr 1 Box 13a, Lomax, IL 61454

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

YELLOW ROSE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Most common first names in Lomax, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William972.7 years
Charles774.3 years
Robert666.0 years
John678.3 years
George676.5 years
James577.4 years
Richard555.8 years
Kenneth470.5 years
Virgil474.5 years
Clifford475.2 years
Most common last names in Lomax, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pence1673.1 years
Smith1068.0 years
Worley677.3 years
Jones584.8 years
Eckhardt584.6 years
Nixon576.8 years
Sutton573.6 years
Dowell477.3 years
Rettig479.5 years
Scott482.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Lomax compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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