Maeystown, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 159 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 69  (43.5%)
Females: 90  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 62244

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,630 (it was $40,417 in 2000)
Maeystown:

$69,630
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,216 (it was $14,432 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,809 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Maeystown:

$162,809
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $831.

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    • 15196.2%White alone
    • 42.5%Asian alone
    • 21.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Maeystown: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.3%), Irish (13.8%), Swiss (11.9%), English (7.1%), Welsh (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/15/1904

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 524 people per square mile   (low).

Maeystown, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Maeystown:

  • High school or higher: 100.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maeystown village:

  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,655 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,352 (2.5%)

Maeystown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (27.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fults, IL (2.1 miles) , Valmeyer, IL (2.6 miles ), Crystal City, MO (2.8 miles ), Herculaneum, MO (2.9 miles ), Waterloo, IL (3.0 miles ), Festus, MO (3.0 miles ), Pevely, MO (3.1 miles ), Horine, MO (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.23 N, Longitude: 90.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Maeystown household income distribution Maeystown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+31.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (67%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Maeystown, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Maeystown, Illinois average temperatures Maeystown, Illinois average precipitation Maeystown, Illinois humidity Maeystown, Illinois wind speed Maeystown, Illinois snowfall Maeystown, Illinois sunshine Maeystown, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Maeystown-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Maeystown village center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 tornado 31.2 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maeystown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 128.3 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 82.6 miles away from Maeystown 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 133.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.1 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 134.5 miles away from Maeystown 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 130.6 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 Monroe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Maeystown topographic map

Birthplace of: Samuel McRoberts - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Maeystown:

  • CRYSTAL CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CRYSTAL CITY, MO)
  • BELLEFONTAINE PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)
  • JEFFERSON REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FESTUS, MO)
  • CRYSTAL OAKS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CRYSTAL CITY, MO)
  • CRYSTAL OAKS RESIDENTIAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CRYSTAL CITY, MO)
  • SCENIC NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HERCULANEUM, MO)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FESTUS, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maeystown:

  • Jefferson College (about 18 miles; Hillsboro, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,975)
  • Webster University (about 26 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 27 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 28 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 30 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 30 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)

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Notable location: Maeystown Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Maeystown: Maeystown Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Corner George Inn (1101 Main Street).

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.17. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.867. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.867
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0491. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0491
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  78.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Maeystown compared to Illinois 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Maeystown village (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,2187
Evangelical Protestant7,30619
Mainline Protestant4,3279
Other2172
None11,889-
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
Monroe County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Monroe County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

14.5%
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$408
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$873
Water Supply 0$0 4$1,975
Totals for Government 0$0 13$3,256

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($314.47)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($163.52)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($163.52)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($157.23)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($18.87)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($12.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($50.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $20,000 ($125.79)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($56.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($125.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($12.58)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($157.23)
    All Other: $6,000 ($37.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($125.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($69.18)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($50.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($534.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($106.92)
    Highways: $4,000 ($25.16)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($56.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($238.99)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $151,000 ($949.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $149,000 ($937.11)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($113.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($125.79)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($12.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $208,000 ($1308.18)

5.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
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 St. Clair County, IL  1.83% ($46,356 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.67% ($59,209)
from Randolph County, IL  0.34% ($36,543)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 St. Clair County, IL  1.05% ($39,553 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.81% ($45,954)
to Randolph County, IL  0.39% ($32,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Maeystown:

  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJFF (1400 AM; 1 kW; FESTUS, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maeystown:

  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Maeystown:

  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $252,483,000Total costs
  • 1,150Total average daily traffic
  • 82Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,352Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Richard J Byrne, Ll Road (Lat: 38.225250 Lon: -90.225444), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEY STONE DRIVE
  • Richard Byrne, Ll Road (Lat: 38.225250 Lon: -90.225444), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Edward G Roach, Ll Road (Lat: 38.225250 Lon: -90.225444), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 17133 m, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEY STONE DRIVE

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9804D , Serial Number: 22-6691, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Tim Engbring, Po Box 6, Maeystown, IL 62256

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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