Neponset, Illinois

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Neponset, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (13.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (20.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Construction (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Social assistance (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Machinery (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Neponset, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.6%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.8%)
  • Child care workers (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)

Average climate in Neponset, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Neponset-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Neponset village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Neponset-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 221.2 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 198.8 miles away from the city center
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 47.6 miles away from Neponset 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 252.7 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) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from Neponset center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from Neponset 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 Bureau County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Neponset topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Neponset:

  • ROYAL OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)
  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL ASSOC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)
  • FMC - MIDWEST - KEWANEE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)
  • KEWANEE CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)
  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KEWANEE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Neponset:

  • 8 miles: KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 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 Neponset:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Black Hawk College (about 37 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 42 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Bradley University (about 43 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 44 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Public elementary/middle school in Neponset:

See full list of schools located in Neponset

Library in Neponset:

  • NEPONSET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,229; Location: 201 WEST COMMERICAL STREET; 16,019 books; 85 audio materials; 366 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 19 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Neponset: Neponset Public Library (A), Neponset Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Neponset: Scott Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Neponset (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: Neponset Whaples Branch at 120 W. Commercial St, branch established on 1919/12/27. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $127.5 mil, Deposits: $111.1 mil, headquarters in Galva, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Galva Investment, Inc.
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

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Neponset
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Neponset, IL (based on Bureau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,99930
Catholic4,56414
Evangelical Protestant4,39728
Other881
Orthodox701
None19,860-
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
Bureau County:

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%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
Illinois:

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

13.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Neponset:

52.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Neponset:

27.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Neponset:

17.8%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Neponset:

8.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Neponset:

33.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Neponset:

77.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Neponset, 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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,244
Financial Administration 0$0 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,836
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$2,303
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$421
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,244
Totals for Government 0$0 19$7,348

Neponset government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $129,000 ($290.54)
    General Public Buildings: $95,000 ($213.96)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($99.10)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($81.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($76.58)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($63.06)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($42.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($108.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($4.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $92,000 ($207.21)

Neponset government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $176,000 ($396.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($67.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($2.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $41,000 ($92.34)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($96.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($175.68)
    General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($157.66)
    Highways: $14,000 ($31.53)
  • Tax - Property: $67,000 ($150.90)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.25)

Neponset government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $623,000 ($1403.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $616,000 ($1387.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($15.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000 ($646.40)

5.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 La Salle County, IL  1.78% ($36,259 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.31% ($36,930)
from Putnam County, IL  0.18% ($33,115)


5.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 La Salle County, IL  1.37% ($38,201 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.33% ($80,239)
to Putnam County, IL  0.23% ($52,242)

Strongest AM radio stations in Neponset:

  • WKEI (1450 AM; 1 kW; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Neponset:

  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Neponset:

  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.3mTotal length
  • 2,650Total average daily traffic
  • 300Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,977Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Neponset, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Neponset, IL

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • One Martin Palce (Lat: 41.301028 Lon: -89.788778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQOF954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2011, Expiration Date: 09/14/2021, Certifier: Wayne Rosener, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NEPONSET, 306 N. Harlan Street (Lat: 41.300028 Lon: -89.784028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQHW889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2007, Expiration Date: 11/27/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2017, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • Neponset2Buda, Lat: 41.295611 Lon: -89.790722, Type: Tank, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQLK521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 12/31/2019, Certifier: Shawn M Anderson, Registrant: Network Business Systems Inc., 23834 East 1260th Street, Geneseo, IL 61254, Phone: (309) 944-8823, Fax: (309) 489-4224, Email:
  • CH03IP237, 206 N. Harlan Street (Lat: 41.300056 Lon: -89.784028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQD341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9INL, Grant Date: 09/14/1993, Expiration Date: 09/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2005, Registrant: William G Currier, 105 W Norton St, Neponset, IL 61345

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MORRIS RONALD E BD-5B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 405RM , Serial Number: TWO, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 02/24/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Morris, 407 N 7th St, Neponset, IL 61345
  • Aircraft: MORRIS RONALD E MOD TEENIE II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 863ER , Serial Number: THREE, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Morris, 407 N 7th St, Neponset, IL 61345
  • Aircraft: MORRIS RONALD TEENIE II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9150A , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Morris, 405 N 7th St, Neponset, IL 61345

Most common first names in Neponset, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1071.9 years
Robert974.8 years
James766.2 years
Clarence673.4 years
William685.5 years
Mary686.3 years
Mabel591.6 years
Kenneth577.2 years
George584.0 years
Ruth584.2 years
Most common last names in Neponset, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stabler1382.1 years
Bennett1282.3 years
Berry1080.1 years
Scott876.0 years
Stetson885.4 years
Gunning685.3 years
Lyford584.2 years
Norton573.6 years
Pratt579.6 years
Williams580.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Neponset, IL
  • 91.4%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Neponset, IL
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Neponset compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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