Matherville, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 705 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 331  (47.0%)
Females: 374  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61263.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,302 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Matherville:

$46,302
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,980 (it was $14,956 in 2000)

Matherville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,056 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Matherville:

$86,056
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $674.

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  • Races in Matherville, IL (2010)

    Matherville races chart
    • 70497.4%White alone
    • 111.5%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Matherville: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.6%), Irish (17.3%), English (9.3%), Swedish (9.0%), Dutch (5.3%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,798 people per square mile   (low).

Matherville,IL real estate house value index trend

Matherville, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Matherville:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matherville village:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,115 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,306 (2.6%)

Matherville satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.26 N, Longitude: 90.61 W

Area code: 309

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

5.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Matherville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Matherville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 242.0 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 221.8 miles away from Matherville center
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 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 271.9 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) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from Matherville center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 227.6 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 Mercer County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Matherville topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • ALEDO REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALEDO, IL)
  • A+ HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • NINTH STREET PLACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ROCK ISLAND, IL)
  • TRINITY ROCK ISLAND Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; ROCK ISLAND, 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:

  • Augustana College (about 17 miles; Rock Island, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 17 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 19 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 20 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 21 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 43 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Ashford University (about 47 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

Public elementary/middle school in Matherville:

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

Mercer 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 2012 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.213. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Matherville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Median age below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,90621
Catholic1,5214
Evangelical Protestant96810
Other31
None9,036-
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
Mercer County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

26.7%
Illinois:

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

14.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,650
Streets and Highways 1$2,916$34,9920$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 1$2,916$34,99210$2,250

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Rock Island County, IL  1.62% ($71,036 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.33% ($38,609)
from Warren County, IL  0.32% ($41,409)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Rock Island County, IL  1.98% ($38,152 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.50% ($38,829)
to Scott County, IA  0.50% ($31,800)

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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