Owaneco, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 237 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 110  (46.5%)
Females: 127  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62555.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,066 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Owaneco:

$46,066
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,722 (it was $15,171 in 2000)

Owaneco village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,575 (it was $56,900 in 2000)
Owaneco:

$52,575
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $58,679; Detached houses: $58,679

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 235 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Owaneco: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.6%), United States (19.9%), Italian (14.4%), English (10.3%), Irish (9.6%), Dutch (7.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/31/1902

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 518 people per square mile   (low).

Owaneco,IL real estate house value index trend

Owaneco, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Owaneco:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Owaneco village:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Owaneco, Illinois as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Owaneco to the number of sex offenders is 79 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $663 (1.3%)

Owaneco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (28.8 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (81.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (181.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Taylorville, IL (2.5 miles ), Assumption, IL (2.9 miles ), Pana, IL (3.0 miles ), Ohlman, IL (3.1 miles) , Langleyville, IL (3.2 miles ), Stonington, IL (3.3 miles ), Palmer, IL (3.4 miles ), Wenonah, IL (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 89.19 W

Area code: 217

Owaneco household income distribution Owaneco home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

Work and jobs in Owaneco: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Owaneco, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Owaneco-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Owaneco village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 30.4 miles away from the village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owaneco-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 100.1 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 83.8 miles away from Owaneco 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 128.5 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 100.4 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 85.3 miles away from Owaneco 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 161.2 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 Christian County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Owaneco topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Owaneco:

  • TAYLORVILLE TERRACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • VICTORIAN MANOR (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • PRAIRIE ROSE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PANA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owaneco:

  • Millikin University (about 28 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 28 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 29 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Richland Community College (about 33 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lake Land College (about 44 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 55 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 64 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)

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

Christian 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: 6.4%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  76.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Owaneco compared to Illinois state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Owaneco village (based on Christian County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.85%
Here: 53.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents30.7%16.8%9.3%7.6%5.3%
Congregations9.1%19.7%9.1%6.1%6.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents5.0%4.0%3.0%2.9%15.3%
Congregations3.0%7.6%1.5%3.0%34.8%
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: 9
Christian County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Christian County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

16.5%
State:

14.5%
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
Health 0$0 1$80
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$180
Water Supply 0$0 2$415
Totals for Government 0$0 5$675

Owaneco government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $29,000 ($122.36)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($92.83)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($54.85)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($50.63)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($33.76)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($21.10)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($16.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($12.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($227.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($12.66)

Owaneco government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($16.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($21.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($92.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $46,000 ($194.09)
    Highways: $7,000 ($29.54)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($37.97)

Owaneco government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($206.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($189.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($16.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($527.43)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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 Sangamon County, IL  1.17% ($32,861 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.49% ($30,379)
from Macon County, IL  0.41% ($42,607)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
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 Sangamon County, IL  1.14% ($36,387 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.51% ($36,159)
to Shelby County, IL  0.36% ($35,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Owaneco:

  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WINU (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owaneco:

  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W205BC (88.9 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Owaneco:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Owaneco fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 1999 04:37 AM, Sr-29, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Anthony Baroud, E. 900 North Road & N. 1900 East Road (Lat: 39.481083 Lon: -89.174694), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 8476900871, , 2225 E. OAKTON STREET
  • Anthony Baroud, E. 900 North Road & N. 1900 East Road (Lat: 39.481083 Lon: -89.174694), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 8476900871, , 2225 E. OAKTON STREET
  • Sarah L Berry, E. 900 North Road & N. 1900 East Road (Lat: 39.481083 Lon: -89.174694), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 2626494429, Sberry@diamondcomm.Com, 245 REGENCY CT., SUITE 101
  • B Carter, E. 900 North Road & N. 1900 East Road (Lat: 39.481083 Lon: -89.174694), Type: 106.3, Structure height: 17021 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Licensee ID: L
    Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3/4 Mi S & 1 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 39.475056 Lon: -89.235639), Call Sign: KNM287
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2003, Expiration Date: 10/24/2013
    Registrant: Craig Antenna Service, Pana, IL 62557, Phone: (217) 562-4133, Fax: (217) 562-4134, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N9HKB, Licensee ID: L01349148
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 01/13/2018
    Registrant: Theda J Petitt, 1094 Rt.29, Owaneco, IL 62555
  • Call Sign: KC9BJQ, Licensee ID: L00490515
    Grant Date: 03/26/2002, Expiration Date: 03/26/2012, Certifier: Jason M Klinefelter
    Registrant: Jason M Klinefelter, 624 N 1350 E Rd, Owaneco, IL 62555

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Owaneco

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owaneco, IL
Most common first names in Owaneco, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles780.0 years
George576.2 years
Robert568.8 years
Clarence478.5 years
Francis473.0 years
Ruth485.0 years
Mary384.0 years
William378.7 years
Ray379.3 years
Herman270.5 years
Most common last names in Owaneco, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Law878.5 years
Speagle780.7 years
Marts679.9 years
Hawkins483.0 years
Nickles480.5 years
Norris484.0 years
Coughlan383.0 years
Large388.6 years
Klinefelter378.3 years
Moomey391.7 years

Owaneco on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers"
  • #12 (62555) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Alsatian first ancestries"
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