Mount Clare, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 264 (21% urban, 79% rural).
Population change since 2000: -39.0%
Males: 139  (52.8%)
Females: 125  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

59.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62033.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,131 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Mount Clare:

$39,131
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,696 (it was $13,451 in 2000)

Mount Clare village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,859 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Mount Clare:

$80,859
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $519.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Clare: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
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Ancestries: German (23.0%), Italian (14.9%), English (13.8%), American (10.3%), Scottish (5.7%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/28/1934

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Clare, Illinois map

1 resident is foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,233 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $749 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Mount Clare, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Clare, IL in 2017
Mount Clare satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+46.3%).
Most common industries in Mount Clare, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.3%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (21.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.6%)
  • Public administration (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Mount Clare, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Electricians (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electricians (10.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Woodworkers (6.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.1%)
  • Cashiers (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.8%)

Average climate in Mount Clare, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.604. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.604
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0133
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Mount Clare 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 Mount Clare 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Mount Clare:

Marital status in Mount Clare, IL
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Clare:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Macoupin 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$600
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,886
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,679
Financial Administration 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 11$4,665

Mount Clare government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $82,000 ($310.61)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $172,000 ($651.52)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($272.73)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($215.91)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($193.18)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($109.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($53.03)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($37.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($11.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000 ($219.70)

Mount Clare government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($71.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($45.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $122,000 ($462.12)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($15.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($246.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $107,000 ($405.30)
    Highways: $9,000 ($34.09)
  • Tax - Other License: $21,000 ($79.55)
    Property: $6,000 ($22.73)

Mount Clare government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,000 ($325.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,000 ($178.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,000 ($166.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($18.94)

Mount Clare government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($1325.76)

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Madison County, IL  1.59% ($43,390 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($39,418)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.46% ($34,827)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Madison County, IL  1.54% ($40,673 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.78% ($37,698)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.43% ($27,506)

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
  • 7ft / 2.1mTotal length
  • 1,400Total average daily traffic
  • 56Total 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2009, Expiration Date: 10/18/2019, Certifier: Gerald Bednar, Registrant: 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Clare, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Clare, IL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Clare, IL
  • 81.9%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Clare, IL
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 45.5%Electricity


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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