Panama, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 339 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 141  (41.7%)
Females: 198  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62077.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,834 (it was $28,889 in 2000)
Panama:

$27,834
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,522 (it was $21,634 in 2000)

Panama village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,866 (it was $27,200 in 2000)
Panama:

$49,866
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $693.

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  • Races in Panama, IL (2010)

    Panama races chart
    • 33698.0%White alone
    • 41.2%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Panama: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Panama, IL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (20.6%), Italian (16.2%), English (10.3%), Irish (6.6%), Hungarian (3.7%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1906

Elevation: 596 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,006 people per square mile   (low).

Panama, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Panama:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Panama village:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 25.4%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Panama, Illinois as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Panama to the number of sex offenders is 170 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $709 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,066 (2.1%)

Panama satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (46.1 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (47.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Donnellson, IL (1.6 miles ), Sorento, IL (1.9 miles ), Walshville, IL (2.4 miles) , Taylor Springs, IL (2.7 miles ), Coffeen, IL (2.9 miles ), New Douglas, IL (3.0 miles ), Hillsboro, IL (3.1 miles ), Schram City, IL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.03 N, Longitude: 89.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Panama household income distribution Panama home values distribution

Crime rates in Panama by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 0000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Assaults 0000000100N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0602.40.00.0N/A
Burglaries 0004200000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.01,242.2617.30.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Thefts 0006400000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.01,863.41,234.60.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Auto thefts 000020000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0617.30.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Arson 0000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 0.00.00.0166.2146.10.00.0124.00.00.00.0

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Crime rate in Panama detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Material moving occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Panama, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Panama, Illinois average temperatures Panama, Illinois average precipitation Panama, Illinois humidity Panama, Illinois wind speed Panama, Illinois snowfall Panama, Illinois sunshine Panama, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Panama village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Panama-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 97.0 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 89.4 miles away from Panama 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 118.8 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 128.9 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 98.2 miles away from Panama center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 82.8 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 Bond County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Panama:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LITCHFIELD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • BRAUNS TERRACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panama:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 31 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • McKendree University (about 34 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 37 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 37 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 42 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 46 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 47 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

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Notable location: Shoal Creek Fire Protection District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Bond 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 2013: 21.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Panama compared to Illinois state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Panama village (based on Bond County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,27328
Catholic2,3803
Mainline Protestant1,31411
Other41
Black Protestant-1
None8,797-
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: 5
Bond County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bond County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bond County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

12.6%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$44
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$213
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$61
Sewerage 0$0 1$151
Water Supply 0$0 1$151
Totals for Government 0$0 11$620

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($64.90)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($168.14)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($94.40)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($26.55)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($14.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($23.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $34,000 ($100.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($59.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($5.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($76.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($20.65)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($8.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($171.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($82.60)
    Highways: $9,000 ($26.55)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($23.60)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($97.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $126,000 ($371.68)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($294.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $126,000 ($371.68)
    Other, NEC: $120,000 ($353.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($20.65)
    Other, NEC: $6,000 ($17.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $261,000 ($769.91)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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  1.63% ($32,600 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.52% ($34,688)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.44% ($33,667)


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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  1.51% ($32,161 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.60% ($33,838)
to Clinton County, IL  0.47% ($27,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Panama:

  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDID (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Panama:

  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Panama:

  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Water Tower, Main & Plum Streets (Lat: 39.029167 Lon: -89.521667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPXK839
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2003, Expiration Date: 04/24/2013, Certifier: Joe Mccario
    Registrant: Healy-Ruff Co., 1975 W County Rd B2 W, St. Paul, MN 55113, Phone: (645) 633-7522, Fax: (651) 633-2671, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9ND, Licensee ID: L00717601
    Grant Date: 07/17/2003, Expiration Date: 10/12/2013
    Registrant: Dale E Eccles, Panama, IL 62077

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Panama, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John970.9 years
Frank779.0 years
James667.7 years
Elizabeth586.2 years
Helen478.0 years
Dorothy482.8 years
Mary487.2 years
Eva374.6 years
Charles371.0 years
Joseph379.4 years
Most common last names in Panama, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Manning675.0 years
Revisky563.4 years
Wall581.8 years
Ash474.5 years
Cruthis483.2 years
Marak480.5 years
Slagel478.8 years
Spensberger459.7 years
Veres481.0 years
Coleman382.0 years

Panama on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
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