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Population in 2012: 339 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 

Males: 137  (40.6%)
Females: 202  (59.4%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62077.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,639 (it was $28,889 in 2000)
Panama:

$23,639
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,171

Panama village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,982 (it was $27,200 in 2000)
Panama:

$49,982
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,941; Detached houses: $63,653; Mobile homes: $36,731

Median gross rent in 2012: $693.

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  • White alone - 336 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Panama: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (31.4%), Italian (25.6%), Irish (15.1%), English (12.8%), United States (4.7%), Dutch (3.5%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Panama:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Panama village:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 20.9%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Panama, Illinois as of October 23, 2014.
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 2012: $720 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,050 (1.9%)

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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 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 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Assaults 00000000100N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0602.40.00.0N/A
Burglaries 00004200000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.01242.2617.30.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Thefts 00006400000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.01863.41234.60.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Auto thefts 0000020000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0617.30.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Arson 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 0.00.00.00.0166.2146.10.00.0124.00.0N/AN/A

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (28%)
  • Construction laborers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)

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Average climate in Panama, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Panama-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 174% 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 below Illinois state average. It is 87% 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 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 the city 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
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Panama center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.9 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 Bond County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Panama:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Panama, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panama:

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 28 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,723)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 37 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 37 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 42 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 48 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)

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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 2012: 18.3%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Panama, IL

Panama 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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 significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Panama travel time to work - commute


Panama mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.36%
Here45.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchFree Methodist Church of North America
Adherents23.4%22.1%18.2%11.3%7.8%
Congregations10.4%25.0%6.3%14.6%6.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%3.8%2.6%2.2%4.5%
Congregations6.3%2.1%6.3%2.1%20.8%
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: 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 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 1$110
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$535
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$154
Sewerage 0$0 2$380
Water Supply 0$0 2$380
Totals for Government 0$0 15$1,559

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)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Madison County, IL  2.03% ($38,492 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.53% ($51,125)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.42% ($27,960)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Madison County, IL  1.62% ($31,021 average AGI)
to Fayette County, IL  0.60% ($33,083)
to Clinton County, IL  0.52% ($14,355)

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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