Oglesby, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 3,559 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 1,789  (50.3%)
Females: 1,770  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61348.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,536 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Oglesby:

$61,536
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,079 (it was $18,674 in 2000)

Oglesby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,014 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Oglesby:

$98,014
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $120,251; detached houses: $122,564; townhouses or other attached units: $120,023; mobile homes: $40,577

Median gross rent in 2019: $593.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oglesby: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.2%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.2% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oglesby, IL (2019)
    • 2,98984.9%White alone
    • 3469.8%Hispanic
    • 742.1%Black alone
    • 732.1%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Oglesby, Illinois as of October 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oglesby is 382 to 1.


Crime rates in Oglesby by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2016

2017

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)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.4)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(137.2)
8
(210.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(27.6)
3
(82.4)
2
(54.8)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
3
(79.4)
4
(107.0)
1
(27.6)
2
(55.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(303.8)
4
(109.9)
9
(246.6)
14
(381.4)
3
(82.3)
9
(236.7)
15
(396.9)
12
(321.1)
6
(165.8)
8
(222.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(1,132)
39
(1,071)
33
(904.1)
17
(463.1)
41
(1,125)
76
(1,999)
75
(1,985)
65
(1,739)
37
(1,022)
28
(779.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(110.5)
3
(82.4)
5
(137.0)
8
(217.9)
11
(301.9)
2
(52.6)
3
(79.4)
3
(80.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.2)
2
(54.9)
3
(78.9)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index89.295.6113.789.9116.1169.1192.9173.4102.257.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Oglesby, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: German (22.0%), Italian (14.7%), American (8.0%), Irish (5.2%), Polish (4.6%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1903

Elevation: 636 feet

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

Population density: 890 people per square mile   (low).

Oglesby, Illinois map

88 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,903 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,162 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (48.9 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (81.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Salle, IL (1.8 miles ),
Cedar Point, IL (2.0 miles ),
Peru, IL (2.0 miles ),
North Utica, IL (2.1 miles ),
Tonica, IL (2.4 miles ),
Standard, IL (2.5 miles ),
Dalzell, IL (2.6 miles ),
Spring Valley, IL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.30 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Oglesby, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oglesby, IL in 2019
Oglesby satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $238,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $231,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Oglesby, IL residents
Average permit cost in Oglesby, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Oglesby, IL
Historical housing units in Oglesby, IL
Most common industries in Oglesby, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Oglesby, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Oglesby, Illinois

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Oglesby, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 4.66. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.66
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.785. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.785
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Oglesby-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Oglesby city center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/6/1951, a category F3 tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oglesby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.5 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 182.3 miles away from Oglesby center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from Oglesby center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.2 miles away from Oglesby center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from Oglesby center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 205.5 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 La Salle County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oglesby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oglesby:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LASALLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LA SALLE, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-PERU (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF PERU (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)

Amtrak station near Oglesby:

  • 18 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Oglesby:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,747; Location: 815 N Orlando Smith Ave; Public; Website: www.ivcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oglesby:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 46 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 47 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 47 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Illinois Central College (about 48 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 49 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Aurora University (about 49 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Bradley University (about 51 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oglesby:

  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 143, Location: 212 W WALNUT ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 212 W WALNUT ST, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Oglesby:

  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 143, Location: 336 ALICE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Oglesby:

  • OGLESBY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $87,659; Location: 111 SOUTH WOODLAND AVENUE; 23,714 books; 168 audio materials; 949 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oglesby: Oglesby Fire Protection District (A), Oglesby Volunteer Ambulance Service (B), Dickinson House Community Building (C), Oglesby Public Library (D), Oglesby City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oglesby include: First Baptist Church (A), Oglesby Union Church (B), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Deer Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oglesby: Lehigh Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (120 North Lewis Avenue), Brightwood Inn (2407 North State Route 178).

Birthplace of: Bo Molenda - Football player and coach, Jim Bottomley - Baseball player and coach, Frank Lamanske - Baseball player.

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

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
20 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Oglesby (2011 data):

  • Citizens First National Bank: Oglesby Branch at 501 West Walnut Street, branch established on 1994/05/01. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Eureka Savings Bank: Oglesby Branch at 101 North Columbia Street, branch established on 1948/07/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $394.2 mil, Deposits: $324.4 mil, headquarters in La Salle, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Illini State Bank: at 301 South Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1914/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.7 mil, Deposits: $58.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Tonica Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Oglesby:

Marital status in Oglesby, IL
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Oglesby:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Oglesby
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oglesby, IL (based on La Salle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,42929
Mainline Protestant12,96247
Evangelical Protestant9,47569
Other6899
None60,369-
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: 25
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
La Salle County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
La Salle County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
La Salle County:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Salle County:

14.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.3%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.1%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oglesby:

19.0%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oglesby:

9.3%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Oglesby:

58.8%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oglesby, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$51,645$68,8600$0
Electric Power 3$16,615$66,4600$0
Streets and Highways 3$14,370$57,4800$0
Health 2$8,790$52,74017$24,498
Other Government Administration 1$4,997$59,9648$5,502
Firefighters 1$6,264$75,16812$6,715
Police - Other 1$3,871$46,4520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,625$55,5001$942
Totals for Government 21$111,176$63,52938$37,657

Oglesby government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($12.92)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($5.34)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($3.93)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($3.09)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,363,000 ($944.93)
    General - Other: $2,082,000 ($585.00)
    Police Protection: $1,361,000 ($382.41)
    Financial Administration: $646,000 ($181.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $403,000 ($113.23)
    Regular Highways: $256,000 ($71.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($66.87)
    Water Utilities: $232,000 ($65.19)
    Sewerage: $197,000 ($55.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000 ($71.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($21.64)
    Police Protection: $56,000 ($15.73)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($14.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($10.96)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($5.34)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($4.78)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,899,000 ($533.58)

Oglesby government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $644,000 ($180.95)
    Sewerage: $482,000 ($135.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000 ($76.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($5.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $254,000 ($71.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $93,000 ($26.13)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($10.96)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,997,000 ($1123.07)
    Water Utilities: $381,000 ($107.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,140,000 ($320.31)
    Other: $153,000 ($42.99)
    Highways: $96,000 ($26.97)
    Public Welfare: $5,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $3,152,000 ($885.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $433,000 ($121.66)
    Other License: $11,000 ($3.09)

Oglesby government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,710,000 ($1604.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,095,000 ($1431.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $615,000 ($172.80)

Oglesby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,336,000 ($937.34)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Bureau County, IL  0.42% ($38,201 average AGI)
from Kendall County, IL  0.38% ($52,144)
from Cook County, IL  0.37% ($34,585)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($36,259 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.34% ($40,538)
to Cook County, IL  0.27% ($54,857)
Businesses in Oglesby, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Subway1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oglesby:

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCMY (1430 AM; 1 kW; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 1 kW; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oglesby:

  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)

TV broadcast stations around Oglesby:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51AF (Channel 51; LASALLE, ETC., IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMM. OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
Oglesby fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Oglesby fatal accident list:

Oct 3, 2017 11:44 PM, Lewis Ave, Lat: 41.299081, Lon: -89.078411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 2011 04:23 PM, I-39, Lat: 41.300661, Lon: -89.082881, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1996 01:05 AM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 15, 1991 03:58 PM, Walnut St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 22, 1987 11:47 AM, 23, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 1,010ft / 308mTotal length
  • $360,000Total costs
  • 144,550Total average daily traffic
  • 37,585Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,900Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oglesby, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oglesby, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oglesby)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 41.295306 Lon: -89.059528, Call Sign: WQBT567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.637 MHz, 457.612 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.337 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.037 MHz... (+35 more), Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2015, Certifier: Jerry L Burgess, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 100 Deer Park Lane (Lat: 41.294694 Lon: -89.029556), Call Sign: WQFD859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2006, Expiration Date: 06/22/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2016, Certifier: Tony Reiger, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 41.307861 Lon: -89.099139, Call Sign: WQSI237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2013, Expiration Date: 09/23/2023, Certifier: Gary Johnson, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • LASALLE COUNTY, IL, Lat: 41.291806 Lon: -89.076861, Call Sign: WRCM901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2018, Expiration Date: 11/14/2028, Certifier: Jim Drummet, Registrant: Rock River Service Co., 2222 Charles St, Rockford, IL 61104, Phone: (815) 226-1280, Fax: (815) 226-1641, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oglesby)

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 fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2011, and the least - 14 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Oglesby, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.2%), and Outside Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oglesby, IL
    • 15640.2%Structure Fires
    • 12732.7%Outside Fires
    • 6917.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 369.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oglesby, IL
Most common first names in Oglesby, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9876.6 years
Mary8081.3 years
William5374.5 years
Joseph5377.9 years
Frank3877.4 years
James3271.7 years
Robert2767.8 years
Charles2674.7 years
George2580.8 years
Edward2472.7 years
Most common last names in Oglesby, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baima1576.4 years
Entwistle1270.3 years
Johnson1181.8 years
Senica1083.4 years
Brown969.4 years
Hunter979.7 years
Corless879.4 years
Marzetta884.9 years
Reed878.8 years
Smith876.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oglesby, IL
  • 91.2%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oglesby, IL
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity


Oglesby 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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