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Population in 2012: 710 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 

Males: 336  (47.4%)
Females: 374  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61263.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,320 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Matherville:

$51,320
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,976

Matherville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,869 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Matherville:

$83,869
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,481; Detached houses: $100,023; Mobile homes: $35,868

Median gross rent in 2012: $825.

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  • White alone - 704 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (14.6%), English (10.8%), Swedish (9.2%), Dutch (7.6%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,811 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Matherville:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matherville village:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

11 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.3%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,287 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,500 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (19.6 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (140.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (156.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Viola, IL (2.0 miles ), Reynolds, IL (2.4 miles ), Sherrard, IL (2.6 miles ), Aledo, IL (2.9 miles ), Coyne Center, IL (3.2 miles ), Oak Grove, IL (3.3 miles ), Alpha, IL (3.6 miles ), Milan, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.26 N, Longitude: 90.61 W

Area code: 309

Matherville household income distribution Matherville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+9.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Matherville-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Matherville village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1974, a category F3 tornado 8.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Matherville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Matherville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Matherville:

  • SERENITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; VIOLA, IL)
  • ALEDO KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ALEDO, IL)
  • DBA/MERCER COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ALEDO, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Matherville, IL

Amtrak stations near Matherville:

  • 15 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matherville:

  • Black Hawk College (about 18 miles; Moline, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,715)
  • Augustana College (about 18 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 19 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 19 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 20 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Kaplan University (about 21 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 44 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)

Public elementary/middle school in Matherville:

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Mercer 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 35.7. This is about average.
City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.656. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.656
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.39
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.334


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Matherville, IL

Matherville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above 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


Matherville travel time to work - commute


Matherville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Matherville village (based on Mercer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.57%
Here50.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents30.2%18.9%16.6%13.7%6.8%
Congregations15.2%21.2%12.1%21.2%3.0%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents4.7%2.9%1.8%1.4%3.0%
Congregations3.0%3.0%6.1%3.0%12.1%
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: 4
Here:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Mercer County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
State:

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

14.9%
Illinois:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$255
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$969
Streets and Highways 1$1,700$20,4001$255
Sewerage 0$0 1$850
Water Supply 0$0 1$850
Totals for Government 1$1,700$20,40012$3,179


5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Rock Island County, IL  2.00% ($36,283 average AGI)
from Scott County, IA  0.45% ($50,613)
from Henry County, IL  0.29% ($33,350)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Rock Island County, IL  2.02% ($35,312 average AGI)
to Scott County, IA  0.50% ($36,086)
to Knox County, IL  0.49% ($30,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Matherville:

  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDLM (960 AM; 1 kW; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Matherville:

  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRMJ (102.3 FM; ALEDO, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WAAG (94.9 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Matherville:

  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Matherville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2nd St & 4th Ave (Lat: 41.262806 Lon: -90.608472), Call Sign: KNFV896
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022
    Registrant: Gem Electronics, 400 W. Harlem, Monmouth, IL 61462, Phone: (309) 734-6949, Fax: (309) 734-7800, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MATHERVILLE, 1.8 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 41.269194 Lon: -90.638167), Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WLC930, Licensee ID: L00011882
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2000
    Registrant: Teleconnect Long Distance Services & Systems Company, 185 - 50th Avenue Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC9HDC, Licensee ID: L00979706
    Grant Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 02/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2009, Certifier: Aron M Benner
    Registrant: Aron M Benner, 103 B Street, Matherville, IL 61263-0672
  • Call Sign: KC9MUU, Licensee ID: L01363513
    Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Catherine I Benner
    Registrant: Catherine I Benner, Matherville, IL 61263-0672
  • Call Sign: K9FYU, Previous Call Sign: KC9HDC, Licensee ID: L00979706
    Grant Date: 05/01/2009, Expiration Date: 05/01/2019, Certifier: Aron M Benner
    Registrant: Aron M Benner, 103 B Street, Matherville, IL 61263-0672



Most common first names in Matherville, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1070.7 years
Mary984.1 years
William675.2 years
Charles573.0 years
Thomas577.6 years
Harold573.0 years
James475.7 years
Elizabeth478.3 years
Mildred481.0 years
Andrew486.5 years
Most common last names in Matherville, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maynard874.6 years
Adams780.6 years
Miller782.3 years
Hartman668.3 years
Taylor670.0 years
Anderson565.8 years
Matkovic569.8 years
Lee570.6 years
Brown565.4 years
Arkle476.0 years

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