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Population in 2012: 188 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.4%
Males: 96  (51.5%)
Females: 92  (48.5%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62984.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,609 (it was $18,214 in 2000)
Old Shawneetown:

$20,609
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,067

Old Shawneetown village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $17,883 (it was $10,100 in 2000)
Old Shawneetown:

$17,883
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,466; Detached houses: $28,400; Mobile homes: $105,813

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Old Shawneetown races chart
  • White alone - 188 (97.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Old Shawneetown: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.6%), Irish (24.4%), English (20.0%), United States (11.1%), Italian (3.3%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/06/1956

Elevation: 370 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 360 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Old Shawneetown:

  • High school or higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Old Shawneetown village:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Old Shawneetown, Illinois as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Old Shawneetown to the number of sex offenders is 188 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)

Old Shawneetown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (37.4 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (131.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shawneetown, IL (1.7 miles ), Junction, IL (2.4 miles) , Ridgway, IL (3.1 miles ), Equality, IL (3.4 miles ), Uniontown, KY (3.5 miles ), Morganfield, KY (3.5 miles ), Sturgis, KY (3.6 miles ), New Haven, IL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 88.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Old Shawneetown household income distribution Old Shawneetown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Old Shawneetown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 00000000001N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0408.2N/A
Assaults 00000010200N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0373.10.0766.30.00.0N/A
Burglaries 00110112001N/A
per 100,000 0.00.0359.7366.30.0371.7373.1746.30.00.0408.2N/A
Thefts 01332332403N/A
per 100,000 0.0359.71079.11098.9724.61115.21119.4746.31532.60.01224.5N/A
Auto thefts 0000000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Arson 00000100000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0371.70.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 0.015.071.172.430.273.5151.585.4223.30.0N/AN/A

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

15.46
Illinois average:

2.78

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-23.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (37%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Old Shawneetown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 139% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Old Shawneetown village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 3/16/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Old Shawneetown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 46% 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 53.9 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 27.9 miles away from Old Shawneetown 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 78.9 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 85.1 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 56.1 miles away from Old Shawneetown center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 61.9 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 Gallatin County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Old Shawneetown topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Old Shawneetown:

  • RIDGWAY REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RIDGWAY, IL)
  • MORGANFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MORGANFIELD, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Shawneetown:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 32 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 38 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Evansville (about 39 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • John A Logan College (about 53 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 60 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)

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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.5%

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Old Shawneetown, IL

Old Shawneetown compared to Illinois state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Old Shawneetown travel time to work - commute


Old Shawneetown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Old Shawneetown village (based on Gallatin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.03%
Here44.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents40.1%32.0%8.3%7.0%12.5%
Congregations18.2%13.6%18.2%4.5%45.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Gallatin County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gallatin County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Gallatin County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gallatin County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

15.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$510
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$102
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$935
Firefighters 0$0 7$166
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$1,360
Water Supply 0$0 1$510
Totals for Government 0$0 21$3,583

Old Shawneetown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($202.13)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($202.13)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($127.66)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($90.43)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($42.55)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($15.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $51,000 ($271.28)

Old Shawneetown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $37,000 ($196.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.64)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($127.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($170.21)
    Highways: $8,000 ($42.55)
    All Other: $3,000 ($15.96)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($58.51)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($31.91)
    NEC: $3,000 ($15.96)

Old Shawneetown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $78,000 ($414.89)

5.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Saline County, IL  1.11% ($32,375 average AGI)
from White County, IL  0.60% ($41,385)
from Posey County, IN  0.46% ($25,900)


5.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Saline County, IL  1.47% ($28,281 average AGI)
to White County, IL  1.06% ($31,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Shawneetown:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Shawneetown:

  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Old Shawneetown:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Old Shawneetown fatal accident list:

Mar 14, 1992 01:25 AM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 106 meters (348ft)
Total costs: $18,185,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 799


Old Shawneetown on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
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