Mount Clare, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 271 (21% urban, 79% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.4%
Males: 140  (51.7%)
Females: 131  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  52.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62033.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,334 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Mount Clare:

$40,334
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,804 (it was $13,451 in 2000)

Mount Clare village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,685 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Mount Clare:

$74,685
IL:

$186,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $590.

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  • Races in Mount Clare, IL (2010)

    Mount Clare races chart
    • 27699.3%White alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races

Races in Mount Clare detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Clare: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Italian (12.9%), English (10.9%), American (8.9%), Irish (5.9%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/28/1934

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 179 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Clare,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Clare:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Clare village:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,183 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $716 (1.1%)

Mount Clare satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (34.2 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (39.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Benld, IL (1.0 miles ), Sawyerville, IL (1.3 miles ), Gillespie, IL (1.4 miles ), Eagarville, IL (1.5 miles) , East Gillespie, IL (1.6 miles ), Wilsonville, IL (1.6 miles ), Dorchester, IL (1.9 miles) , White City, IL (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 89.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Mount Clare household income distribution Mount Clare home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+46.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Mount Clare: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mount Clare, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Clare-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Mount Clare village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Clare-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 113.6 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 105.9 miles away from Mount Clare 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 134.6 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 134.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Mount Clare center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 99.5 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 Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Clare topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Clare:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH-GILLESPIE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GILLESPIE, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-STAUNTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; STAUNTON, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; STAUNTON, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LITCHFIELD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Mount Clare:

  • 13 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

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

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 23 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 24 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • McKendree University (about 34 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 39 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 39 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 39 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

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Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.962. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.962
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0133. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0133
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.3%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
110 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.1

Mount Clare travel time to work - commute Mount Clare mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Clare village (based on Macoupin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93862
Catholic7,7079
Mainline Protestant6,82539
Other901
Orthodox401
None22,165-
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: 15
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Macoupin County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Clare:

53.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Mount Clare:

30.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

13.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Clare:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

13.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Clare:

70.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Clare, 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 0$0 1$500
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,679
Water Supply 0$0 1$600
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,886
Totals for Government 0$0 11$4,665

Mount Clare government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($143.91)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $69,000 ($254.61)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($191.88)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($77.49)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($66.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($44.28)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($36.90)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($25.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,000 ($18.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($95.94)

Mount Clare government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($44.28)
    All Other: $6,000 ($22.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($44.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($7.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($232.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $68,000 ($250.92)
    Highways: $11,000 ($40.59)
    All Other: $5,000 ($18.45)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $17,000 ($62.73)
    Property: $5,000 ($18.45)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.38)

Mount Clare government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $307,000 ($1132.84)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Madison County, IL  1.50% ($35,262 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.76% ($34,943)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.58% ($27,870)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Madison County, IL  1.51% ($33,631 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.77% ($32,986)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.54% ($31,713)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Clare:

  • 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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Clare:

  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Clare:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,550Total average daily traffic
  • 46Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,007Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.101694 Lon: -89.816194), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTW416, Licensee ID: L00838286
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2009, Expiration Date: 10/18/2019, Certifier: Gerald BednarRegistrant: Ameren Services Company

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$136,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9568.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Mount Clare compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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