New Grand Chain, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 200 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 97  (48.9%)
Females: 103  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62956.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,556 (it was $29,688 in 2000)
New Grand Chain:

$18,556
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,397 (it was $14,617 in 2000)

New Grand Chain village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,796 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
New Grand Chain:

$50,796
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $49,724; Detached houses: $57,427; Mobile homes: $6,110

Median gross rent in 2013: $461.

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  • Races in New Grand Chain, IL (2010)

    New Grand Chain races chart
    • 17784.3%White alone
    • 2511.9%Black alone
    • 52.4%Hispanic
    • 31.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New Grand Chain: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.5%), Irish (15.4%), United States (7.2%), English (2.1%), Swedish (2.1%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/04/1891

Elevation: 404 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 189 people per square mile   (very low).

New Grand Chain, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in New Grand Chain:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Grand Chain village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,170 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $518 (1.1%)

New Grand Chain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (94.8 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (116.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Karnak, IL (1.9 miles ), Olmsted, IL (2.5 miles ), Belknap, IL (2.6 miles) , Cypress, IL (2.8 miles ), Bandana, KY (2.9 miles ), Ullin, IL (3.0 miles ), Joppa, IL (3.2 miles ), Pulaski, IL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.25 N, Longitude: 89.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

New Grand Chain household income distribution New Grand Chain home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-14.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (38%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in New Grand Chain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in New Grand Chain, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Grand Chain-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the New Grand Chain village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Grand Chain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 103.5 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 29.0 miles away from New Grand Chain 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 65.2 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 84.8 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 124.8 miles away from New Grand Chain center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.6 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 Pulaski County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near New Grand Chain:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)
  • HILLVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; VIENNA, IL)
  • MERIDIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOUNDS, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Grand Chain:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 29 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 34 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 35 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Murray State University (about 59 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Rend Lake College (about 61 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 64 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)

Public high school in New Grand Chain:

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Notable location: Grand Chain Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Grand Chain Masonic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.84
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  1.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Illinois average:

12.4

New Grand Chain travel time to work - commute New Grand Chain mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Grand Chain village (based on Pulaski County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33018
Mainline Protestant4419
Catholic3862
Black Protestant2062
Other49-
None1,749-
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: 5
Pulaski County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pulaski County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

13.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Grand Chain:

55.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
New Grand Chain:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Grand Chain:

7.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Grand Chain:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Grand Chain:

35.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

62.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Grand Chain, 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$125
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$225
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$531
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$175
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,056

New Grand Chain government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($90.00)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($85.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($40.00)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($30.00)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($25.00)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($15.00)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($60.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $55,000 ($275.00)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($20.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($80.00)

New Grand Chain government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($40.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($100.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($10.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($20.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($105.00)
    Highways: $17,000 ($85.00)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($10.00)

New Grand Chain government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $204,000 ($1020.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $204,000 ($1020.00)

New Grand Chain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($370.00)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Massac County, IL  0.66% ($18,857 average AGI)
from Alexander County, IL  0.61% ($22,615)
from Union County, IL  0.47% ($15,000)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Alexander County, IL  1.07% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.88% ($27,053)
to Union County, IL  0.74% ($32,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Grand Chain:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Grand Chain:

  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around New Grand Chain:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 5 Km E (Lat: 37.238333 Lon: -88.955000), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: 6185293301, , 441 CHURCH CAMP RD

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

New Grand Chain compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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