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Population in 2012: 233 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 

Males: 118  (51.0%)
Females: 115  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61344.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,176 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Mineral:

$37,176
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,087

Mineral village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,055 (it was $44,500 in 2000)
Mineral:

$51,055
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,061; Detached houses: $64,873; In 2-unit structures: $46,529; Mobile homes: $6,204

Median gross rent in 2012: $656.

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  • White alone - 233 (98.3%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.4%), English (14.8%), Irish (10.3%), United States (10.3%), Swedish (7.4%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/05/1901

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 757 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mineral:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineral village:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,263 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $558 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (40.6 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (116.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Annawan, IL (2.0 miles ), Sheffield, IL (2.3 miles ), Neponset, IL (2.5 miles ), Buda, IL (3.0 miles ), Atkinson, IL (3.1 miles ), Manlius, IL (3.2 miles ), Hooppole, IL (3.2 miles) , Kewanee, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.38 N, Longitude: 89.84 W

Area code: 309

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+8.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Mineral-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Mineral village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mineral-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 95% 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 48.9 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 31.4 miles away from Mineral center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bureau County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mineral:

  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL ASSOC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)
  • ROYAL OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)
  • KEWANEE CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Mineral:

  • 11 miles: KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral:

  • Black Hawk College (about 33 miles; Moline, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,715)
  • Ashford University (about 38 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Augustana College (about 38 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 39 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Kaplan University (about 39 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 40 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 40 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)

Library in Mineral:

  • MINERAL-GOLD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $35,551; Location: 120 EAST MAIN STREET; 15,411 books; 205 audio materials; 332 video materials; 27 print serial subscriptions)

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Bureau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.5%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineral, IL

Mineral compared to Illinois 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mineral travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (3%)

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Religion statistics for Mineral village (based on Bureau County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.57%
Here53.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents39.1%16.0%15.7%5.5%4.7%
Congregations21.4%18.6%8.6%8.6%7.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchBulgarian Orthodox Diocese of the USA General Conference Churches of GodOther
Adherents4.1%2.2%1.9%1.5%9.2%
Congregations4.3%1.4%1.4%1.4%27.1%
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:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Bureau County:

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
State:

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

13.7%
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
Sewerage 1$4,800$57,6000$0
Totals for Government 1$4,800$57,6000$0


5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 La Salle County, IL  1.76% ($30,241 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.35% ($23,160)
from Cook County, IL  0.33% ($41,370)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 La Salle County, IL  1.52% ($30,479 average AGI)
to Putnam County, IL  0.30% ($28,465)
to Cook County, IL  0.30% ($22,238)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineral:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKEI (1450 AM; 1 kW; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineral:

  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJRE (102.5 FM; GALVA, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mineral:

  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


Most common first names in Mineral, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John876.1 years
Margaret473.7 years
Mildred476.0 years
Donald363.0 years
George378.3 years
Helen374.7 years
Mabel382.7 years
William364.0 years
Arthur281.4 years
Dennis264.0 years
Most common last names in Mineral, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rakestraw777.2 years
Immesoete582.4 years
Lyon578.2 years
Riley471.2 years
Carrington478.0 years
Brandt479.0 years
Anderson373.0 years
Fellows379.0 years
Depauw376.7 years
Miller380.0 years

Mineral on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #12 (61344) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belgian first ancestries"
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