New Athens, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,922 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 1,031  (53.7%)
Females: 891  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62264.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,921 (it was $39,625 in 2000)
New Athens:

$58,921
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,040 (it was $17,627 in 2000)

New Athens village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,407 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
New Athens:

$113,407
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,611; detached houses: $146,148; in 2-unit structures: $81,439; mobile homes: $62,341

Median gross rent in 2017: $761.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Athens: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 39.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in New Athens, IL (2010)
    • 1,98796.7%White alone
    • 321.6%Hispanic
    • 211.0%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 20.10%American Indian alone
    • 20.10%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in New Athens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in New Athens, Illinois as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Athens is 1,049 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in New Athens by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.9)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(104.5)
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)
2
(97.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(99.5)
5
(248.5)
3
(149.7)
3
(150.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(145.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(102.2)
1
(51.8)
1
(52.2)
3
(157.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(299.0)
2
(99.5)
3
(149.1)
6
(299.4)
4
(200.1)
4
(202.1)
13
(631.1)
9
(437.5)
13
(650.0)
3
(151.4)
2
(102.2)
4
(207.3)
10
(522.5)
4
(210.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(597.9)
19
(944.8)
17
(844.9)
14
(698.6)
31
(1,551)
14
(707.4)
0
(0.0)
23
(1,118)
38
(1,900)
19
(959.1)
14
(715.4)
14
(725.4)
13
(679.2)
20
(1,051)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(149.2)
1
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)84.776.697.9118.8150.142.473.3143.4136.549.056.253.9162.088.3

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City-data.com crime index in New Athens, IL

Crime rate in New Athens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (46.5%), American (7.1%), English (4.0%), Irish (2.8%), French (1.7%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/21/1881

Elevation: 429 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,114 people per square mile   (low).

New Athens, Illinois map

13 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,469 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,907 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (29.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lenzburg, IL (2.0 miles ),
Fayetteville, IL (2.4 miles ),
Hecker, IL (2.6 miles ),
Freeburg, IL (2.7 miles ),
Darmstadt, IL (2.8 miles),
Marissa, IL (2.9 miles ),
Smithton, IL (2.9 miles ),
St. Libory, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.32 N, Longitude: 89.87 W

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in New Athens, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Athens, IL in 2017
New Athens satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 New Athens, IL residents
Average permit cost in New Athens, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in New Athens, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.4%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in New Athens, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in New Athens, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Athens, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 4.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.19
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

New Athens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the New Athens village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Athens-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 108.2 miles away from the city 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 82.1 miles away from New Athens 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 113.0 miles away from New Athens 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 116.3 miles away from New Athens 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 121.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from New Athens center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
New Athens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Athens:

  • NEW ATHENS HOME FOR THE AGED (203 SOUTH JOHNSON STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near New Athens:

  • FREEBURG TERRACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FREEBURG, IL)
  • FREEBURG CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FREEBURG, IL)
  • PARK HAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SMITHTON, IL)
  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; RED BUD, IL)
  • MAR KA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MASCOUTAH, IL)
  • WEST MAIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MASCOUTAH, IL)
  • HELIA SOUTHBELT HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Airports located in New Athens:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Athens:

  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 14 miles; Belleville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,085)
  • McKendree University (about 21 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 27 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 30 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 31 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Webster University (about 32 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 33 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public high school in New Athens:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Athens:

Private elementary/middle school in New Athens:

  • ST AGATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 61, Location: 207 S MARKET ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in New Athens

Library in New Athens:

  • NEW ATHENS DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $110,874; Location: 201 NORTH VAN BUREN STREET; 15,661 books; 232 audio materials; 467 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Athens: New Athens District Library (A), New Athens City Hall (B), New Athens Ambulance Service (C), New Athens Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Athens include: Saint Johns United Church of Christ (A), Saint Agatha Catholic Church (B), New Athens Assembly of God Church (C), New Athens First Baptist Church (D), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (E), New Athens United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Agatha Cemetery (1), Oak Ridge Cemetery (2), Ahlheim Cemetery (3), Lively Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in New Athens: Okaw Valley Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Whitey Herzog - (born 1931), Baseball Hall of Famer.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Athens that have no violations reported:

  • NEW ATHENS HANFT PK LARRY WEBE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in New Athens (2011 data):

  • Citizens Community Bank: New Athens Branch at 704 New Baldwin Road, branch established on 1997/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $285.0 mil, Deposits: $246.8 mil, headquarters in Mascoutah, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • The Village Bank: New Athens Branch at 600 S Van Buren, branch established on 1999/03/22. Info updated 2007/05/15: Bank assets: $75.2 mil, Deposits: $67.3 mil, headquarters in Saint Libory, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Village Bancshares, Inc
  • U.S. Bank National Association: New Athens Branch at 1100 Spotsylvania Street, branch established on 1990/03/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in New Athens:

Marital status in New Athens, IL
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in New Athens:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Athens, IL (based on St. Clair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant46,903169
Catholic46,37228
Mainline Protestant24,65553
Black Protestant10,29041
Other5,88016
Orthodox2,1002
None133,856-
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: 47
St. Clair County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Here:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
St. Clair County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

8.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Athens:

52.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Athens:

19.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Athens:

10.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Athens:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Athens:

33.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Athens, 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,319$48,9575$3,324
Other Government Administration 3$11,511$46,0447$1,121
Streets and Highways 1$3,801$45,6120$0
Water Supply 1$4,550$54,6000$0
Sewerage 1$3,691$44,2920$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$340
Health 0$0 30$8,813
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$39,872$47,84643$13,598

New Athens government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($24.45)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $778,000 ($404.79)
    Water Utilities: $347,000 ($180.54)
    Health - Other: $199,000 ($103.54)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($75.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($61.39)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($28.10)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($26.53)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($24.45)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($16.13)
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000 ($11.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($2.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $99,000 ($51.51)
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000 ($26.53)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($16.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($7.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $620,000 ($322.58)

New Athens government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $264,000 ($137.36)
    Other: $186,000 ($96.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($66.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $84,000 ($43.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($17.17)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($5.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $313,000 ($162.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $299,000 ($155.57)
    Other: $68,000 ($35.38)
    Highways: $51,000 ($26.53)
  • Tax - Property: $185,000 ($96.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $115,000 ($59.83)
    Other License: $38,000 ($19.77)

New Athens government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($5.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($5.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,986,000 ($1033.30)

5.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,633 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.23%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IL  0.98% ($40,137 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.47% ($40,743)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.36% ($40,289)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,436 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.14%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IL  1.03% ($40,088 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.54% ($51,741)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.44% ($37,989)

Businesses in New Athens, IL

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Athens:

  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • 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.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Athens:

  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around New Athens:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

New Athens fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2001 10:10 AM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1998 07:28 AM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 13, 1997 03:25 PM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1992 00:35 AM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1985 07:19 PM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Apr 2, 1983 03:10 PM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.5mTotal length
  • 19,800Total average daily traffic
  • 4,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,047Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$99,3501$149,5006$155,098
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$153,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$154,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5040.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Athens, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Athens, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 56 took place in 2006, and the least - 15 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Athens, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.7%), and Outside Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Athens, IL
    • 21043.7%Structure Fires
    • 16734.7%Outside Fires
    • 8417.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Athens, IL
Most common first names in New Athens, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4478.6 years
John3275.1 years
George2477.4 years
Edward2479.9 years
Mary2181.7 years
Fred1981.3 years
Helen1877.8 years
Elmer1775.4 years
Walter1678.0 years
Henry1582.3 years
Most common last names in New Athens, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mueller1373.8 years
Beck1174.7 years
Wilson1176.0 years
Reinhardt1182.4 years
Kosarek1075.4 years
Waeltz1079.1 years
Parker1075.0 years
Juenger974.3 years
Miller976.7 years
Nadler967.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Athens, IL
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Athens, IL
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity


New Athens compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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