Otterville, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 70  (58.0%)
Females: 51  (42.0%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62052

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,715 (it was $34,063 in 2000)
Otterville:

$24,715
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,818 (it was $10,588 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,528 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Otterville:

$86,528
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $78,540; Detached houses: $87,962; Mobile homes: $51,794

Median gross rent in 2016: $456.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Otterville: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (42.9%), German (28.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1867

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

Otterville, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Otterville:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Otterville town:

  • Never married: 6.1%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $455 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $266 (0.3%)

Otterville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (17.9 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (30.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grafton, IL (2.4 miles ), Jerseyville, IL (2.5 miles ), Fieldon, IL (2.6 miles ), Elsah, IL (2.7 miles ), Portage Des Sioux, MO (3.0 miles ), Kane, IL (3.2 miles ), Brussels, IL (3.5 miles) , Godfrey, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.05 N, Longitude: 90.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Otterville household income distribution Otterville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Information (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (39%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Otterville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Otterville town center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the town center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Otterville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 141.7 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 136.1 miles away from Otterville 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 138.5 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 159.6 miles away from the city 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 174.9 miles away from Otterville 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 143.2 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 Jersey County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Otterville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Otterville:

  • JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • VAHLE TERRACE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • WILLOW ROSE REHAB AND HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • GREENWOOD MANOR WEST (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • DAVITA - JERSEYVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • JERSEYVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • JERSEYVILLE NSG AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JERSEYVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Otterville:

  • 18 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otterville:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 13 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 20 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 24 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 24 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 28 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)

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Cemeteries: Noble Family Cemetery (1), Hamilton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.8. This is about average.

City:

85.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.587. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.587
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.25
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.2%
(39.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  83.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Illinois average:

12.1

Otterville travel time to work - commute Otterville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Otterville town (based on Jersey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9626
Mainline Protestant3,17810
Evangelical Protestant2,45315
Other13
None10,391-
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: 3
Jersey County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jersey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jersey County:

26.6%
Illinois:

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

15.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Otterville:

42.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Otterville:

26.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Otterville:

16.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Otterville:

18.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Otterville:

85.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Otterville, 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$98
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$98
Totals for Government 0$0 4$196

5.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Madison County, IL  1.91% ($49,541 average AGI)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.53% ($29,681)
from Greene County, IL  0.46% ($26,366)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Madison County, IL  1.89% ($82,988 average AGI)
to Greene County, IL  0.52% ($34,191)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.49% ($29,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Otterville:

  • 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.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJBM (1480 AM; 1 kW; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, IL)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Otterville:

  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTPC (105.3 FM; ELSAH, IL; Owner: PRINCIPIA COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • 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)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Otterville:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

Otterville fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2011 05:00 AM, Cr-9, Lat: 39.05667, Lon: -90.39852, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)

Otterville compared to Illinois state average:

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