Mount Carroll, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 1,571 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 739  (47.0%)
Females: 832  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61053.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,239 (it was $34,861 in 2000)
Mount Carroll:

$59,239
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,883 (it was $16,455 in 2000)

Mount Carroll city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,531 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Mount Carroll:

$93,531
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $101,269; detached houses: $104,514; townhouses or other attached units: $82,822; mobile homes: $19,061

Median gross rent in 2019: $593.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Carroll: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Mount Carroll, Illinois as of January 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Carroll is 312 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Carroll by year

Type

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(121.9)
1
(61.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(304.7)
7
(433.4)
4
(236.1)
6
(363.2)
2
(121.8)
4
(247.7)
3
(187.3)
6
(376.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(975.0)
35
(2,167)
28
(1,653)
30
(1,816)
16
(974.4)
33
(2,043)
25
(1,561)
6
(376.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(123.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(124.8)
1
(62.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime indexN/A139.382.698.147.5111.585.546.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Carroll, IL

Crime rate in Mount Carroll detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), American (26.1%), Irish (6.7%), English (4.3%), Polish (3.6%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/02/1913

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 826 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Carroll, Illinois map

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,251 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,527 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (46.0 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (73.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (119.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chadwick, IL (2.7 miles ),
Lanark, IL (2.7 miles ),
Savanna, IL (2.9 miles ),
Sabula, IA (3.2 miles ),
Thomson, IL (3.4 miles ),
Shannon, IL (3.6 miles ),
Milledgeville, IL (3.7 miles ),
Pearl City, IL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 89.98 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Mount Carroll, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mount Carroll, IL in 2019
Mount Carroll satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Carroll, IL residents
Average permit cost in Mount Carroll, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in Mount Carroll, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.9%)
  • Machinery (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Mount Carroll, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Mount Carroll, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mount Carroll, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.3. This is about average.

City:

73.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mount Carroll-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Mount Carroll city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Carroll-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 275.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.8 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 251.8 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 275.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.5 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) earthquake occurred 307.0 miles away from Mount Carroll 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 Carroll County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Carroll topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Carroll:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNT CARROLL (1006 NORTH LOWDEN P.O. BOX 111)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mount Carroll:

  • GORDON JONES TERRACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LANARK, IL)
  • BIG MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAVANNA, IL)

Airports located in Mount Carroll:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Carroll:

  • Ashford University (about 21 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 48 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Black Hawk College (about 50 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 50 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 51 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 51 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 52 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Carroll:

See full list of schools located in Mount Carroll

Library in Mount Carroll:

  • MOUNT CARROLL TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,126; Location: 208 NORTH MAIN STREET; 370 audio materials; 751 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 5 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • We have a new school District. District 314

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Carroll: Mount Carroll Ambulance (A), Mount Carroll Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Carroll include: First Baptist Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Mount Carroll United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mount Carroll: Mount Carroll Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Carroll County HIST Society (Museums; 107 East Broadway Street).

Birthplace of: Neta Snook - Pioneer Aviator, John L. Griffith - Football player and coach, Edward Alphonso Goldman - Zoologist, Ward Miller (baseball) - Baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Carroll and their reported violations in the past:

TIMBERLAKE RESORT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARANATHA PRAYER MOUNTAIN CAMP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Carroll that have no violations reported:

  • MARANATHA PRAYER MOUNTAIN CAMP DORM 1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

People in group quarters in Mount Carroll in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
12 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mount Carroll (2011 data):

  • THE National Bank: Mount Carroll Branch at 309 North Clay Street, branch established on 1934/08/14; Chadwick/Mount Carroll Branch at 642 South East Street, branch established on 1909/11/06. Info updated 2009/01/28: Bank assets: $1,088.2 mil, Deposits: $914.5 mil, headquarters in Moline, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: National Bancshares, Inc.
  • Savanna-Thomson State Bank: Mt Carroll Branch at 703 South East Street, branch established on 2007/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $73.5 mil, headquarters in Thomson, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Savanna-Thomson Investment, Inc.
  • The State Bank of Pearl City: Mount Carroll Branch at 408 South Clay Street, branch established on 2008/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.5 mil, Deposits: $39.7 mil, headquarters in Pearl City, IL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Pearl City Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mount Carroll:

Marital status in Mount Carroll, IL
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Carroll:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mount Carroll
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Carroll, IL (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,53122
Evangelical Protestant2,33519
Catholic1,5083
Other472
None6,966-
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
Carroll County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Carroll County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Carroll County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.3%
State:

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

16.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Carroll:

53.2%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Carroll:

51.4%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Mount Carroll:

28.6
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.0%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Carroll:

8.7%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mount Carroll:

35.9%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

59.4%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Carroll, 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
Streets and Highways 3$11,220$44,8800$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,850$43,4007$3,554
Financial Administration 2$6,326$37,9560$0
Sewerage 1$2,947$35,3640$0
Water Supply 1$2,947$35,3640$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,461
Totals for Government 10$34,290$41,14816$5,015

Mount Carroll government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $556,000 ($353.91)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($204.96)
    Police Protection: $270,000 ($171.87)
    Central Staff Services: $125,000 ($79.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($64.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($51.56)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($47.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $26,000 ($16.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($47.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($19.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $504,000 ($320.81)

Mount Carroll government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($45.83)
    Other: $23,000 ($14.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($6.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($19.73)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($3.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $725,000 ($461.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $580,000 ($369.19)
    Highways: $47,000 ($29.92)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($19.10)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - Property: $245,000 ($155.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($15.28)
    Other License: $20,000 ($12.73)

Mount Carroll government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,125,000 ($1989.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,898,000 ($1844.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000 ($144.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $571,000 ($363.46)

4.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Whiteside County, IL  0.93% ($40,656 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.70% ($44,717)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.41% ($34,148)

Businesses in Mount Carroll, IL

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Carroll:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLN (1390 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KROS (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: KROS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Carroll:

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Carroll:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)

Mount Carroll fatal accident list:

Sep 10, 2009 03:51 PM, Sr-78, Lincoln Street, Lat: 42.103369, Lon: -89.977733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 1997 06:41 PM, 52, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 81.3mTotal length
  • $1,642,000Total costs
  • 27,810Total average daily traffic
  • 4,652Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,410Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Carroll, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 81980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Carroll, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mount Carroll)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 42.096611 Lon: -89.977778, Call Sign: KB27984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2021, Expiration Date: 08/09/2031, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Mount Carroll Forestry 112 W Market St (Lat: 42.100583 Lon: -89.980667), Call Sign: KNGU729, Licensee ID: L00006951,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.8600 MHz, 31.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/1998, Expiration Date: 06/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2001, Registrant: State Of Illinois, 531 Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702, Phone: (217) 782-7345
  • 302 N Clay St (Lat: 42.111972 Lon: -89.985389), Call Sign: KSB256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 39.5000 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2020, Expiration Date: 11/28/2030, Registrant: Carroll County Sheriff, 301 North Main St., Mt. Carroll, IL 61053, Phone: (815) 244-0255, Fax: (815) 244-2656, Email:
  • Rr 2 2 Mi Ne (Lat: 42.129194 Lon: -89.951500), Call Sign: KNAT859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/29/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2021, Registrant: 13907 Fritz Rd, Mount Carroll, IL 61053, Phone: (815) 244-7813

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MOUNT CARROLL, 20927 Cyelone Ridge Rd (Lat: 42.082250 Lon: -89.900389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 117.3 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WQJJ867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2018, Expiration Date: 10/06/2028, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • BRIAN TOWER, Il . Route 78 & Elizabeth Rd (Lat: 42.123889 Lon: -89.990278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQKW225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2009, Expiration Date: 10/02/2019, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2010, Certifier: Kyle Buros, Registrant: Jo Carroll Energy, Inc, 793 U.S. Route 20 West, Elizabeth, IL 61028, Phone: (815) 858-2207, Fax: (815) 858-5522, Email:
  • MT CARROLL, Alma St / Willow St (Lat: 42.089583 Lon: -89.972528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQMR984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2020, Expiration Date: 11/02/2030, Certifier: Kyle Buros, Registrant: Jo Carroll Energy Inc, 793 U.S. Route 20 West, Elizabeth, IL 61028, Phone: (815) 858-2207, Fax: (815) 858-5522, Email:
  • MC WT, Alongside Willow Street (Lat: 42.089500 Lon: -89.972250), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQRQ659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 07/09/2023, Certifier: Scott M Piehn, Registrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • MC South, 8154 State Rte 78 (Lat: 42.049389 Lon: -89.977833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WRCE448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2018, Expiration Date: 09/10/2028, Certifier: Scott M Piehn, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Carroll)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mount Carroll)
Most common first names in Mount Carroll, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3478.2 years
Helen2683.0 years
Robert2669.9 years
Mary2582.4 years
William2478.1 years
Charles2082.1 years
Harold2080.0 years
James1968.3 years
Dorothy1782.3 years
Donald1773.9 years
Most common last names in Mount Carroll, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hartman2984.1 years
Smith2780.5 years
Zink1977.6 years
Handel1176.7 years
Randecker1080.7 years
Morhardt1077.5 years
Sisler1077.5 years
Kehl1078.8 years
Myers978.5 years
Toepfer977.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Carroll, IL
  • 90.0%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Carroll, IL
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Electricity


Mount Carroll compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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