Onarga, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,287 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 676  (52.6%)
Females: 611  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60955.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,781 (it was $35,852 in 2000)
Onarga:

$45,781
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,863 (it was $13,623 in 2000)

Onarga village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,727 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Onarga:

$91,727
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,762; detached houses: $127,047; townhouses or other attached units: $92,838; in 2-unit structures: $147,028; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $57,557; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,227; mobile homes: $27,039

Median gross rent in 2017: $673.

March 2019 cost of living index in Onarga: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Onarga, IL (2010)
    • 78357.2%White alone
    • 54339.7%Hispanic
    • 211.5%Black alone
    • 141.0%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

Races in Onarga 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 Onarga, Illinois as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Onarga is 645 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Onarga by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.5)
1
(72.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(500.0)
5
(358.2)
1
(71.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(145.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.2)
1
(77.3)
2
(156.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(142.9)
9
(644.7)
8
(573.5)
3
(217.5)
6
(436.0)
8
(605.6)
1
(76.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(470.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(1,143)
13
(931.2)
9
(645.2)
7
(507.6)
6
(436.0)
4
(302.8)
3
(228.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(391.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.4)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)155.7159.780.393.5135.254.535.815.586.2

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City-data.com crime index in Onarga, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: German (12.9%), American (7.9%), Dutch (3.6%), Irish (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1876

Elevation: 667 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 983 people per square mile   (low).

Onarga, Illinois map

258 residents are foreign born (21.2% Latin America).

This village:

22.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,154 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,541 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (43.8 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (79.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gilman, IL (1.9 miles ),
Thawville, IL (2.5 miles ),
Danforth, IL (2.7 miles ),
Buckley, IL (2.9 miles ),
Crescent City, IL (2.9 miles ),
Piper City, IL (3.2 miles ),
Roberts, IL (3.4 miles ),
Ashkum, IL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 88.01 W

Area code: 815

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $189,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $112,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Onarga, IL residents
Average permit cost in Onarga, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in Onarga, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.1%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Food (10.4%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Onarga, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)

Average climate in Onarga, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Onarga-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Onarga village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Onarga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 156.7 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 131.2 miles away from Onarga 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 189.1 miles away from Onarga 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 155.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from Onarga 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 Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Onarga topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Onarga:

  • GILMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GILMAN, IL)
  • PIPER CITY REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PIPER CITY, IL)
  • PARKVIEW HOME - CISSNA PARK (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CISSNA PARK, IL)
  • SUGAR CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS RESIDENT HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • FORD IROQUOIS PUBLIC HEALTH DE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)

Amtrak station near Onarga:

  • 4 miles: GILMAN (U.S. 24 & U.S. 45) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Onarga:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 28 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 32 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Parkland College (about 44 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 44 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 47 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Governors State University (about 53 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Illinois State University (about 54 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)

Private high school in Onarga:

  • GRAND PRAIRIE SCHOOL (Students: 66, Location: 110 N LOCUST ST, Grades: 8-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle school in Onarga:

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Library in Onarga:

  • ONARGA COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $72,464; Location: 209 WEST SEMINARY AVENUE; 13,934 books; 356 audio materials; 350 video materials; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Onarga Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Jack Crangle - Football player and coach, Shane Cultra - Politician.

Iroquois County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • SHAGBARK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 105, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

72.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.8%
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: 0.0% of all households
80 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
68 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children in 2000
9 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Banks with branches in Onarga (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Forrest: 115 N Chestnut St Branch at 115 North Chestnut Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $124.4 mil, Deposits: $107.8 mil, headquarters in Forrest, IL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Forrest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Federated Bank: at 107 North Chestnut, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.0 mil, Deposits: $62.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Admiral Family Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Onarga:

Marital status in Onarga, IL
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Onarga:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Onarga, IL (based on Iroquois County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,17638
Mainline Protestant4,54927
Catholic3,8909
Other932
None14,010-
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: 9
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Iroquois County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Onarga:

45.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Onarga:

42.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Onarga:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Onarga:

51.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Onarga, 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
Streets and Highways 1$3,323$39,8760$0
Water Supply 1$4,468$53,6164$628
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$501
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,767
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$982
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$7,692
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$7,791$46,74615$11,570

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $214,000 ($166.28)
    Police Protection: $155,000 ($120.44)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($103.34)
    Sewerage: $129,000 ($100.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($76.15)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($48.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($26.42)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($22.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.11)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($3.11)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $305,000 ($236.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $120,000 ($93.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($45.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($19.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($57.50)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($6.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($128.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $248,000 ($192.70)
    Highways: $65,000 ($50.51)
  • Tax - Property: $130,000 ($101.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($31.86)
    Other License: $7,000 ($5.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,363,000 ($1059.05)

5.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Kankakee County, IL  1.44% ($44,524 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.49% ($40,895)
to Ford County, IL  0.39% ($46,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Onarga:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Onarga:

  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPO (100.9 FM; HOOPESTON, IL; Owner: MARKET STREET BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Onarga:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Onarga fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1993 07:04 AM, 54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.9mTotal length
  • $974,000Total costs
  • 72,085Total average daily traffic
  • 26,242Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,367Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Onarga, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Onarga, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Onarga)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 500 N 319 E Illinois (Lat: 40.716694 Lon: -88.001139), Call Sign: KNCW903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/1997, Expiration Date: 03/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Roger A Gualardi, 3556 N 1200 E Rd, Kempton, IL 60946
  • 608 N Oak St (Lat: 40.718361 Lon: -88.017528), Call Sign: KMF838, Licensee ID: L00582906,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2003, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Registrant: Onarga Nursery Co Inc, 608 N Oak St, Onarga, IL 60955, Phone: (815) 268-7245
  • Lat: 40.728639 Lon: -88.010333, Call Sign: WQNP715,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.512 MHz, 466.512 MHz, 451.300 MHz, 456.862 MHz, 466.300 MHz, 468.962 MHz, 469.687 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Certifier: Duane Huss, Registrant: Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., 745 Boone Avenue, North, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9JJJ, Licensee ID: L00355403, Grant Date: 12/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/22/2025, Certifier: Rolla C Dolph, Registrant: Rolla C Dolph, 1359 E State Route 49, Onarga, IL 60955
  • Call Sign: N9CFP, Grant Date: 01/30/1996, Expiration Date: 01/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2008, Registrant: Norman T Moore, 334 E Lincoln Ave, Onarga, IL 60955
  • Call Sign: KC9JZG, Licensee ID: L01183622, Grant Date: 06/30/2016, Expiration Date: 08/18/2026, Certifier: Hargis D Harding, Registrant: Hargis D Harding Jr, 312 E Lincoln Ave, Onarga, IL 60955

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 16 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Onarga, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (36.0%), and Outside Fires (32.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Onarga, IL
    • 4136.0%Structure Fires
    • 3732.5%Outside Fires
    • 3429.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Onarga, IL
Most common first names in Onarga, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2979.3 years
Mary1274.9 years
Charles1176.3 years
William1177.5 years
George1174.3 years
Robert1174.3 years
Margaret1082.4 years
James1069.6 years
Clarence972.0 years
Ruth882.2 years
Most common last names in Onarga, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilken983.4 years
Smith976.4 years
Price978.2 years
Henrichs883.3 years
Wilson781.0 years
Stephens784.3 years
Thomas674.5 years
Weber584.6 years
Legan571.0 years
Gibson570.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Onarga, IL
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Onarga, IL
  • 75.5%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Electricity
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Onarga compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Onarga on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
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