Payson, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,011 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 488  (48.3%)
Females: 523  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62360.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,494 (it was $37,321 in 2000)
Payson:

$44,494
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,206 (it was $14,541 in 2000)

Payson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,335 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Payson:

$88,335
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $91,233; Detached houses: $93,315; Mobile homes: $52,671

Median gross rent in 2013: $555.

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  • Races in Payson, IL (2010)

    Payson races chart
    • 1,01598.9%White alone
    • 50.5%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 10.10%Black alone
    • 10.10%American Indian alone
    • 10.10%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Payson: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.1%), Irish (10.0%), United States (8.0%), Polish (5.9%), English (5.5%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/29/1903

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 881 people per square mile   (low).

Payson,IL real estate house value index trend

Payson, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Payson:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Payson village:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

10 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Payson, Illinois as of August 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Payson to the number of sex offenders is 1,020 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,496 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,422 (1.5%)

Payson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (79.5 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (98.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plainville, IL (2.0 miles ), Hull, IL (2.8 miles ), Liberty, IL (2.9 miles ), Kinderhook, IL (3.0 miles ), Hannibal, MO (3.3 miles ), Quincy, IL (3.3 miles ), Columbus, IL (3.6 miles) , Barry, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.82 N, Longitude: 91.24 W

Area code: 217

Payson household income distribution Payson home values distribution

Crime rates in Payson by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 01100
per 100,000 0.094.894.50.00.0
Burglaries 43000
per 100,000 374.2284.40.00.00.0
Thefts 73100
per 100,000 654.8284.494.50.00.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.5) 49.047.021.20.00.0

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Crime rate in Payson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -48 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Payson, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Payson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Payson village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 tornado 9.5 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Payson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 203.3 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 192.4 miles away from Payson 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 205.3 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 225.3 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 237.8 miles away from Payson 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 204.4 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 Adams County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Payson topographic map

Birthplace of: Moses A. Luce - Civil War Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Payson: Moses A. Luce.

Hospitals and medical centers near Payson:

  • HANNIBAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • BETH HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WILLOW CARE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • ST MARY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • QUINCY MEDICAL GROU (Hospital, about 12 miles away; QUINCY, IL)

airports located in Payson:

Amtrak station near Payson:

  • 12 miles: QUINCY (30TH ST. & WISMANN LN.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Payson:

  • Western Illinois University (about 54 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 70 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 71 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Truman State University (about 76 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • St Charles Community College (about 80 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Lindenwood University (about 82 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 82 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)

Public high school in Payson:

Public elementary/middle school in Payson:

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Notable location: Payson - Fall Creek Fire Protection District 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Payson: Payson Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Adams 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 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.40
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Payson, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Payson (2011 data):

  • State Street Bank and Trust Company: Payson Facility at 401 West State Street, branch established on 1982/01/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $162.3 mil, Deposits: $145.6 mil, headquarters in Quincy, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Backlund Investment Co.
  • The Farmers Bank of Liberty: Payson Facility at 402 West State Street, branch established on 1998/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $75.7 mil, Deposits: $68.2 mil, headquarters in Liberty, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Fbl Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Payson village (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,49851
Catholic15,1638
Mainline Protestant8,97237
Other1,09410
Black Protestant4873
Orthodox501
None14,839-
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: 12
Adams County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Adams County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.7%
Illinois:

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

14.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Payson:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Payson:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Payson:

58.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Payson:

76.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Payson, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,403
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$5,646
Streets and Highways 1$2,380$28,5601$1,882
Sewerage 0$0 1$298
Water Supply 1$3,400$40,8001$298
Totals for Government 2$5,780$34,68016$9,527

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($135.51)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($87.04)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($65.28)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($33.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $4,000 ($3.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $32,000 ($31.65)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($3.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $93,000 ($91.99)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($22.75)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($15.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($90.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $109,000 ($107.81)
    Highways: $30,000 ($29.67)
    All Other: $11,000 ($10.88)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($11.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $489,000 ($483.68)

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, MO  0.27% ($23,548 average AGI)
from Lewis County, MO  0.18% ($25,447)
from Hancock County, IL  0.15% ($66,268)


3.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
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 Marion County, MO  0.24% ($29,359 average AGI)
to Lewis County, MO  0.19% ($27,275)
to Cook County, IL  0.14% ($29,132)

Strongest AM radio stations in Payson:

  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Payson:

  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KZZK (105.9 FM; NEW LONDON, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAC (104.3 FM; VANDALIA, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)

TV broadcast stations around Payson:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W65CZ (Channel 65; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DR (Channel 67; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BM (Channel 45; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 5,025Total average daily traffic
  • 849Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Payson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1173 N. 450th. Ave. (Lat: 39.823889 Lon: -91.288056), Call Sign: WQSV429
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Certifier: Steve KaiserRegistrant: Quincy 2-Way Communications, 212 N. 12th. Street, Quincy, IL 62301, Phone: (217) 223-3700, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • PAYSON, 208 South Rd (Lat: 39.808611 Lon: -91.246278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQKC662
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 10627.5 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 03/31/2019, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PAYSON, 8.69 Miles Ssw Of Payson, Il Airport (Lat: 39.828889 Lon: -91.264444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQKG648
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 17900.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 05/12/2019, Certifier: James W Broemmer JrRegistrant: Adams Telsystems, 405 Emminga Rd. Po Box 99, Golden, IL 62339, Phone: (217) 696-4411, Fax: (217) 696-4811, Email:
  • PAYSON WT, 192 N Main St (Lat: 39.818444 Lon: -91.241444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WQUV374
    Assigned Frequencies: 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/2014, Expiration Date: 10/22/2024, Certifier: Jim BroemmerRegistrant: Adams Telsystems, 405 Emminga Rd. Po Box 99, Golden, IL 62339, Phone: (217) 696-4411, Fax: (217) 696-4811, Email:
  • ST72XC733, 1 Mi. South Of Payson On Cr 1300e (Lat: 39.802778 Lon: -91.266583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 102.4 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQWX972
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 12/22/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Payson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2627N , Serial Number: 0756, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Alexander J House, 204 S Public St, Payson, IL 62360
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 5019C , Serial Number: RX8-3365, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Klitz, 265 E 1100th St, Payson, IL 62360
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11CC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5110C , Serial Number: 11CC-62, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1994
    Registrant (Individual): David L Mahon, 1825 N 400th Ave, Payson, IL 62360
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79000 , Serial Number: 17257797, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Robert H Krutmeier, 1497 N 400th Ave, Payson, IL 62360
  • Aircraft: NATIONAL BALLOONING LTD 858 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9010X , Serial Number: 148, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Klitz, 265 E 1100th St, Payson, IL 62360

Most common first names in Payson, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1582.7 years
John1082.3 years
Dorothy981.0 years
Edna877.9 years
George881.9 years
Robert774.0 years
Albert676.8 years
Charles675.3 years
William677.8 years
Elmer679.7 years
Most common last names in Payson, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer885.5 years
Hull779.6 years
Dunn683.8 years
Peter677.5 years
Schmidt673.0 years
Baker589.4 years
House578.5 years
Marshall581.6 years
Reinebach584.3 years
Smith576.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Payson compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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