Penfield, Illinois

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Population in 2010: 193.
Males: 90  (46.7%)
Females: 103  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 61862

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,335
Penfield:

$50,335
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,170

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $161,500
Penfield:

$161,500
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $184,295; Detached houses: $195,883; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,001; In 2-unit structures: $95,663; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,100; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,455; Mobile homes: $56,063

Median gross rent in 2016: $672.

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    • 18595.9%White alone
    • 31.6%Two or more races
    • 21.0%Asian alone
    • 21.0%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Penfield: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.0%), German (20.7%), Irish (20.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 710 feet

For population 25 years and over in Penfield:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Penfield CDP:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 18.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Penfield, Illinois as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Penfield to the number of sex offenders is 51 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,488 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,001 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (21.2 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (101.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (107.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gifford, IL (2.0 miles ), Royal, IL (2.8 miles ), Potomac, IL (2.8 miles ), Rantoul, IL (3.3 miles ), Ludlow, IL (3.3 miles ), Rankin, IL (3.4 miles ), Henning, IL (3.6 miles ), Ogden, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 87.95 W

Area code: 217

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

4.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (45%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (45%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Tornado activity:

Penfield-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Penfield place center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 13 people.

Earthquake activity:

Penfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 128.1 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 102.6 miles away from Penfield 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 160.5 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 126.5 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 118.6 miles away from Penfield center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 258.9 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 Champaign County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Penfield:

  • ILLINOIS KNIGHTS TEMPLAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • PAXTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF PAXTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER - FORD COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PAXTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Penfield:

  • 12 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penfield:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 21 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 22 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 23 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 56 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 56 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 57 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 57 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)

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Churches in Penfield include: Penfield United Methodist Church (A), Saint Lawrence Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Champaign 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 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.3%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.4%
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:

5.4
Illinois average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Penfield CDP (based on Champaign County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,618111
Mainline Protestant16,65254
Catholic15,21517
Other6,44120
Black Protestant1,4517
Orthodox5952
None132,109-
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: 33
Champaign County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Champaign County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Champaign County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Here:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Champaign County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

9.5%
State:

14.5%

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.74% ($27,410 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.34% ($31,189)
from Douglas County, IL  0.19% ($34,770)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($725 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.87% ($32,640 average AGI)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($28,860)
to McLean County, IL  0.21% ($35,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Penfield:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Penfield:

  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WHPO (100.9 FM; HOOPESTON, IL; Owner: MARKET STREET BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Penfield:

  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 220Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Scott R Fansler, 1581 Us Route 136 (Lat: 40.313139 Lon: -87.913778), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • Scott R Fansler, 1581 Us Route 136 (Lat: 40.313139 Lon: -87.913778), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • Monica N Johnson, 1581 Us Route 136 (Lat: 40.313139 Lon: -87.913778), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3143674600, Mnj@roberts-Companies.Com, 1408 N. KINGSHIGHWAY BLVD., #300
  • Lottie L Thompson, 1581 Us Route 136 (Lat: 40.313139 Lon: -87.913778), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, 1581 Us Route 136 (Lat: 40.313139 Lon: -87.913778), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 17183 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ROYF365A0, Lat: 40.238889 Lon: -87.947111, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • ROYF365A90, Lat: 40.238889 Lon: -87.947111, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • ROYF365A180, Lat: 40.238889 Lon: -87.947111, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • ROYF365A270, Lat: 40.238889 Lon: -87.947111, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9TLJ, Licensee ID: L00134368, Grant Date: 09/22/1998, Expiration Date: 09/22/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2010, Registrant: Colin K Weston, 2518 County Rd 3100 N, Penfield, IL 61862
  • Call Sign: KE9KC, Previous Call Sign: N9GYE, Grant Date: 04/12/1988, Expiration Date: 04/12/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2000, Registrant: Darryl A Coan, Box 111, Penfield, IL 61862
  • Call Sign: KB9ZDO, Licensee ID: L00339370, Grant Date: 03/23/2001, Expiration Date: 03/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2013, Certifier: Lisa J Enloe, Registrant: Lisa J Enloe, 3468 Cr 2775 E, Penfield, IL 61862

Penfield 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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