Mound City, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 558 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.4%
 
Males: 281  (50.4%)
Females: 277  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62963.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,528 (it was $16,607 in 2000)
Mound City:

$35,528
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,185 (it was $10,020 in 2000)

Mound City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $30,941 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Mound City:

$30,941
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $91,039; Detached houses: $98,338; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,229; In 2-unit structures: $226,176; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,549; Mobile homes: $34,770

Median gross rent in 2016: $456.

  • Races in Mound City, IL (2010)

    Mound City races chart
    • 31453.4%Black alone
    • 25643.5%White alone
    • 91.5%Hispanic
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mound City: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (5.4%), English (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/29/1873

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 785 people per square mile   (low).

Mound City, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Mound City:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mound City city:

  • Never married: 46.9%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mound City, Illinois as of August 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Mound City to the number of sex offenders is 311 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $751 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $266 (1.0%)

Mound City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (102.3 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (121.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mounds, IL (1.7 miles ), Cairo, IL (2.3 miles ), Barlow, KY (2.6 miles ), Olmsted, IL (2.8 miles ), Wickliffe, KY (3.0 miles ), Pulaski, IL (3.1 miles ), La Center, KY (3.2 miles ), Wilson City, MO (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700

Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 89.16 W

Area code: 618

Mound City household income distribution Mound City home values distribution

Crime rates in Mound City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00030000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0457.30.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.0148.60.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 551184000
per 100,000 722.5732.11,634.51,219.5631.90.00.00.0
Burglaries 55048050
per 100,000 722.5732.10.0609.81,263.80.0830.60.0
Theft 99212020
per 100,000 1,300.61,317.7297.2152.4316.00.0332.20.0
Auto thefts 00120000
per 100,000 0.00.0148.6304.90.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0166.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.1) 257.2260.6411.4682.9227.50.071.40.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mound City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (41%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Mound City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mound City-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 14.7 miles away from the Mound City city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mound City-area historical earthquake activity is above Illinois state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 117.5 miles away from Mound City 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 51.3 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 98.2 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 14.0 miles away from Mound 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 138.8 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 Pulaski County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mound City topographic map

Birthplace of: Patience Worth - Writer, Charlie Hoover (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mound City:

  • MERIDIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MOUNDS, IL)
  • PILOT HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • SOUTHERN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • DAYSTAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • GREENBRIAR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)
  • CHARLESTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CHARLESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mound City:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 26 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 44 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 46 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 55 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 57 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 73 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

Library in Mound City:

  • MOUND CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,407; Location: 224 HIGH STREET; 7,234 books; 626 audio materials; 514 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Illinois average:

12.1

Mound City travel time to work - commute Mound City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mound City city (based on Pulaski County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33018
Mainline Protestant4419
Catholic3862
Black Protestant2062
Other49-
None1,749-
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: 5
Pulaski County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pulaski County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

13.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mound City:

47.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mound City:

44.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mound City:

20.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mound City:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Mound City:

79.8%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mound City, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,056$12,6721$905
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$2,783
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$4,523
Streets and Highways 2$3,107$18,6421$791
Sewerage 2$3,283$19,6983$2,628
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,418
Totals for Government 5$7,446$17,87023$13,048

Mound City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($394.27)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($172.04)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($66.31)
    Libraries: $35,000 ($62.72)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($59.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($25.09)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($17.92)
    Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($7.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $36,000 ($64.52)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($32.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $131,000 ($234.77)

Mound City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $203,000 ($363.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $96,000 ($172.04)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($51.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($191.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $103,000 ($184.59)
    Highways: $38,000 ($68.10)
    All Other: $22,000 ($39.43)
    Public Welfare: $9,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $65,000 ($116.49)
    Property: $31,000 ($55.56)
    NEC: $6,000 ($10.75)

Mound City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $921,000 ($1650.54)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Massac County, IL  0.66% ($18,857 average AGI)
from Alexander County, IL  0.61% ($22,615)
from Union County, IL  0.47% ($15,000)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Alexander County, IL  1.07% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.88% ($27,053)
to Union County, IL  0.74% ($32,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mound City:

  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KCHR (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: SOUTH MISSOURI B/C COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mound City:

  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • 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.)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON 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)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Mound City:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Mound City fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2003 05:30 PM, Sr-37, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Most common first names in Mound City, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1271.0 years
John1278.3 years
Charles1074.3 years
James1072.3 years
George984.4 years
Mary884.4 years
Willie667.2 years
Joseph575.6 years
Jesse579.0 years
Roy565.4 years
Most common last names in Mound City, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1171.7 years
Johnson977.0 years
Butler679.3 years
Dover575.0 years
Hannan552.8 years
Jackson580.8 years
Jones573.6 years
Rice574.2 years
Hudson465.7 years
Brown480.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Mound City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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