Percy, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 938 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 413  (44.1%)
Females: 525  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62272.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,927 (it was $31,333 in 2000)
Percy:

$30,927
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,181 (it was $15,524 in 2000)

Percy village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,634 (it was $40,900 in 2000)
Percy:

$51,634
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $64,186; Detached houses: $71,681; Mobile homes: $24,107

Median gross rent in 2013: $569.

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  • Races in Percy, IL (2010)

    Percy races chart
    • 85888.5%White alone
    • 949.7%Hispanic
    • 70.7%Black alone
    • 60.6%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Percy: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.1%), English (21.9%), Irish (10.0%), French (3.4%), Italian (3.4%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/01/1887

Elevation: 490 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,066 people per square mile   (low).

Percy,IL real estate house value index trend

Percy, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Percy:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Percy village:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 29.7%

23 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This village:

2.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Percy, Illinois as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Percy to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $697 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $617 (1.1%)

Percy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (54.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Steeleville, IL (1.5 miles ), Willisville, IL (1.6 miles ), Cutler, IL (1.8 miles ), Campbell Hill, IL (2.7 miles ), Sparta, IL (3.0 miles ), Ava, IL (3.3 miles ), Coulterville, IL (3.4 miles ), Rockwood, IL (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Latitude: 38.02 N, Longitude: 89.62 W

Area code: 618

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

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (22%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Percy, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Percy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Percy village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Percy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 98.8 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 58.9 miles away from Percy 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 109.2 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 100.2 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 101.0 miles away from Percy 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 101.4 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 Randolph County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Percy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Percy:

  • SPARTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SPARTA, IL)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SPARTA, IL)
  • SPARTA TERRACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SPARTA, IL)
  • COULTERVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; COULTERVILLE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • FMC - RANDOLPH COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • THREE SPRINGS LODGE NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHESTER, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Percy:

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 30 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 35 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 39 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Rend Lake College (about 39 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • McKendree University (about 43 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 45 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Mineral Area College (about 49 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)

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Notable location: Percy Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.699. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.699
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.7% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
39 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Percy (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Steeleville: Percy Banking Center at 306 West Pine Street, branch established on 1987/11/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.0 mil, Deposits: $153.9 mil, headquarters in Steeleville, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Steeleville Bancshares, Inc.

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Percy village (based on Randolph County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,74137
Catholic7,38110
Mainline Protestant4,35223
Black Protestant7073
Other2223
None11,073-
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: 8
Randolph County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Randolph County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Randolph County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

19.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Percy:

49.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Percy:

29.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Percy:

12.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Percy:

35.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Percy:

77.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Percy, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$500
Other Government Administration 1$2,400$28,8007$95
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 7$10,157
Firefighters 0$0 1$51
Streets and Highways 1$3,340$40,0800$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,400
Water Supply 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Totals for Government 3$8,140$32,56017$12,203

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $122,000 ($130.06)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($91.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $52,000 ($55.44)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($41.58)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($34.12)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($6.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $76,000 ($81.02)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $88,000 ($93.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($12.79)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($10.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $104,000 ($110.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $81,000 ($86.35)
    All Other: $72,000 ($76.76)
    Public Welfare: $29,000 ($30.92)
    Highways: $26,000 ($27.72)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($28.78)
    NEC: $4,000 ($4.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $320,000 ($341.15)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
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 St. Clair County, IL  0.71% ($43,286 average AGI)
from Monroe County, IL  0.45% ($32,528)
from Perry County, IL  0.40% ($27,957)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 St. Clair County, IL  0.69% ($30,976 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IL  0.44% ($26,113)
to Monroe County, IL  0.38% ($36,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Percy:

  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Percy:

  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Percy:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)

Percy fatal accident list:

May 24, 2013 03:56 PM, Kim St, Lat: 38.01197, Lon: -89.62531, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.016389 Lon: -89.618889, Call Sign: WQJN536
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.995 MHz, 150.995 MHzGrant Date: 11/07/2008, Expiration Date: 11/07/2018, Certifier: Chuck WilsonRegistrant: Warner Communications Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9RBD, Licensee ID: L00571215, Grant Date: 09/17/2002, Expiration Date: 09/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2014, Certifier: Robert S Wunderlich, Registrant: Robert S Wunderlich, 703 East Almond St, Percy, IL 62272

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • 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: 2334K , Serial Number: 2159, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Jan A Byrd, Po Box 35, Percy, IL 62272
  • Aircraft: INFINITY CLASSIC 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5613H , Serial Number: IPP2-102, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Leo H Edler, 12626 Blackstump Rd, Percy, IL 62272
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7964W , Serial Number: 28-2014, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell L Bolen, Po Box 485, Percy, IL 62272
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99411 , Serial Number: 2034, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Donald R Holmes, 4836 Jasko Rd, Percy, IL 62272

Drinking water stations with addresses in Percy that have no violations reported:

  • MILLER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Percy, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1480.3 years
George1078.4 years
John972.2 years
Robert867.9 years
Raymond768.7 years
Elmer772.7 years
Henry776.0 years
Louis775.3 years
Charles670.9 years
Margaret674.8 years
Most common last names in Percy, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wolters875.7 years
Guebert781.0 years
Meyerhoff784.3 years
Deppe778.3 years
Brown783.7 years
Mitchell672.2 years
Hartman683.2 years
Davis678.0 years
Misselhorn579.0 years
Knop572.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (1%)

Percy 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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