Mill Creek, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 64 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 
Males: 23  (36.1%)
Females: 41  (63.9%)
Median resident age:

52.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip code: 62961

Estimated median household income in 2017: $95,678 (it was $16,563 in 2000)
Mill Creek:

$95,678
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,338 (it was $8,317 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $42,403 (it was $23,900 in 2000)
Mill Creek:

$42,403
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $44,403; detached houses: $31,773; mobile homes: $67,649

Median gross rent in 2017: $642.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mill Creek: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Mill Creek, IL (2010)
    • 6193.8%White alone
    • 34.6%Two or more races
    • 11.5%Asian alone
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Ancestries: Irish (50.0%), German (25.0%), English (15.0%), American (10.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1898

Elevation: 374 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 175 people per square mile   (very low).

Mill Creek, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $214 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $817 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (103.0 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (104.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dongola, IL (2.2 miles ),
Ullin, IL (2.4 miles ),
Tamms, IL (2.7 miles ),
Jonesboro, IL (2.8 miles ),
Anna, IL (2.9 miles ),
Pulaski, IL (3.0 miles ),
McClure, IL (3.2 miles ),
Cypress, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.34 N, Longitude: 89.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Distribution of median household income in Mill Creek, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mill Creek, IL in 2017

Mill Creek satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

4.5%

Average climate in Mill Creek, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mill Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Mill Creek village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 27.7 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mill Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 107.0 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 19.7 miles away from Mill Creek 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 62.4 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 92.1 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 126.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Mill Creek 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 Union County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mill Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mill Creek:

  • NEW WAY (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • LINCOLN SQUARE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)
  • ANNA REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • HOLLY HILL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • PEACHTREE ESTATES (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JONESBORO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mill Creek:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 16 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 27 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 30 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Rend Lake College (about 58 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Murray State University (about 72 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 73 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)

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Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

13.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Mill Creek:

Marital status in Mill Creek, IL
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mill Creek:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mill Creek, IL (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,08542
Mainline Protestant1,34211
Catholic1,2002
Other51
None6,176-
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
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Union County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Union County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Union County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Union County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Mill Creek:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mill Creek:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mill Creek:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mill Creek, 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
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$116
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$53
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$139
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 6$308

Mill Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($109.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($62.50)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($46.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($15.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($31.25)

Mill Creek government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($78.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($93.75)
    Highways: $2,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($15.63)

Mill Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,000 ($265.63)

3.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.41%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, IL  0.71% ($34,804 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mill Creek:

  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBH (1440 AM; 1 kW; ANNA, IL; Owner: WIBH, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mill Creek:

  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mill Creek:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.0mTotal length
  • $191,000Total costs
  • 8,835Total average daily traffic
  • 948Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,527Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mill Creek, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mill Creek, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Robert J Guntel, 340 B Ridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 340 B Ridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 17181 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 340 B Ridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 17181 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 340 Bridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 17181 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 340 Bridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 17181 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 340 Bridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 17181 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, #150 Mcgasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 340 Bridge St (Lat: 37.339861 Lon: -89.257361), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 17181 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mill Creek, IL
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Wood


Mill Creek compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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