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Population in 2019: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.7%
 
Males: 47  (50.0%)
Females: 47  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 61460

Estimated median household income in 2019: $75,870 (it was $35,125 in 2000)
Media:

$75,870
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,396 (it was $20,149 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,026 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Media:

$92,026
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $81,609; detached houses: $79,979

Median gross rent in 2019: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Media: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.8%
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    • 10195.3%White alone
    • 43.8%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (29.0%), Irish (6.4%), English (3.2%), German (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/05/1902

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (very low).

Media, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,241 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,367 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (54.7 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (151.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stronghurst, IL (2.1 miles ),
Raritan, IL (2.3 miles),
Biggsville, IL (2.4 miles ),
Kirkwood, IL (2.8 miles ),
Gladstone, IL (3.0 miles ),
Roseville, IL (3.1 miles ),
Oquawka, IL (3.6 miles ),
Gulf Port, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 90.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Distribution of median household income in Media, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Media, IL in 2019

Media satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Media, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Rail transportation (6.2%)
  • Warehousing & storage (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.7%)
  • Rail transportation (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.8%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Food (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (22.6%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Warehousing & storage (12.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Media, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.8%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (11.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Construction laborers (8.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (16.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)

Average climate in Media, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Media-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Media village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Media-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 169% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 224.6 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 206.9 miles away from Media center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 252.6 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 259.0 miles away from Media center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 224.9 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 (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Media topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Media:

  • HENDERSON COUNTY RET CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; STRONGHURST, IL)
  • ROSEVILLE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROSEVILLE, IL)
  • MONMOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MONMOUTH, IL)
  • OSF HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MONMOUTH, IL)
  • PINEWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MONMOUTH, IL)
  • ELM VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER-NF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)

Amtrak stations near Media:

  • 15 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.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Media:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 18 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 23 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Augustana College (about 53 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 53 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 54 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 55 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 57 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

Public elementary/middle schools in Media:

Private elementary/middle school in Media:

  • MEDINAH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 167, Location: 900 FOSTER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable location: Media - Stronghurst - Terre Haute Fire Protection District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

52.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Media:

Marital status in Media, IL
  • Never married: 12.0%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 24.1%

For population 25 years and over in Media:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Media, IL (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Media:

50.4%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Media:

54.8%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Media:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

10.3%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

22.3%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Media:

26.3%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Media:

73.9%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Media, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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$796
Totals for Government 0$0 9$796

Media government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $22,000 ($234.04)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($202.13)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($159.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($74.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($31.91)

Media government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($106.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($202.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($170.21)
    Highways: $2,000 ($21.28)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($10.64)

Media government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,000 ($787.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,000 ($776.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($10.64)

Media government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,000 ($1138.30)

Strongest AM radio stations in Media:

  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRAM (1330 AM; 1 kW; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; 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)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Media:

  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WAAG (94.9 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Media:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.9mTotal length
  • $309,000Total costs
  • 770Total average daily traffic
  • 84Total average daily truck traffic
  • 920Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Media, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Media, IL

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA9ZST, Grant Date: 12/08/1987, Expiration Date: 12/08/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/09/1999, Registrant: Everett B Heap, ., Media, IL 61460
  • Call Sign: KA9ZSU, Licensee ID: L00335864, Grant Date: 03/15/2001, Expiration Date: 06/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2013, Certifier: Everett E Heap, Registrant: Everett E Heap, Rr 1 Box 5, Media, IL 61460

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Media, IL
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Media, IL
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Electricity


Media compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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