Philo, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,475 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 727  (49.3%)
Females: 748  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 61864.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $79,794 (it was $56,852 in 2000)
Philo:

$79,794
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $33,187 (it was $21,502 in 2000)

Philo village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $152,757 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Philo:

$152,757
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $185,544; Detached houses: $195,313; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,632; In 2-unit structures: $138,597; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,559; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,620; Mobile homes: $61,546

Median gross rent in 2015: $868.

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  • Races in Philo, IL (2010)

    Philo races chart
    • 1,43798.0%White alone
    • 151.0%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Black alone
    • 50.3%Hispanic
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Philo: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (35.9%), German (25.2%), European (9.2%), Irish (8.2%), English (7.1%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/10/1875

Elevation: 737 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,935 people per square mile   (low).

Philo,IL real estate house value index trend

Philo, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Philo:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Philo village:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Philo, Illinois as of December 12, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Philo to the number of sex offenders is 734 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 2015: $3,028 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,775 (1.8%)

Philo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (9.3 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (107.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (129.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sidney, IL (2.2 miles ), Tolono, IL (2.4 miles ), Savoy, IL (2.5 miles ), Urbana, IL (2.8 miles ), Pesotum, IL (3.0 miles ), Champaign, IL (3.0 miles ), Longview, IL (3.1 miles) , St. Joseph, IL (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 88.16 W

Area code: 217

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

4.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +283 (+27.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Philo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Philo-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Philo village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 tornado 2.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Philo-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 108.4 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 83.2 miles away from Philo 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 141.1 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 107.1 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 97.8 miles away from Philo 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 210.0 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).
Philo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Philo:

  • COUNTRYVIEW HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TOLONO, IL)
  • CLARK-LINDSEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • CHAMPAIGN URBANA REG REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAVOY, IL)
  • URBANA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • THE CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • MANORCARE AT URBANA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF CHAMPAIGN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)

Amtrak station near Philo:

  • 9 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philo:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 9 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 12 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 32 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 37 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Richland Community College (about 41 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lake Land College (about 42 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Millikin University (about 45 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

Public elementary/middle school in Philo:

  • UNITY EAST (Students: 338, Location: 1638 COUNTY ROAD 1000 N, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Philo:

  • ST THOMAS CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 99, Location: 311 E MADISON ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Philo

Library in Philo:

  • PHILO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $71,788; Location: 115 EAST WASHINGTON STREET; 15,165 books; 100 audio materials; 479 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Philo Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Philo: Philo Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Philo include: Hale Park (1), Hazem Park (2). 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 7.1 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 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 1.7%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Philo, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Philo (2011 data):

  • Philo Exchange Bank: at 102 West Washington Street, branch established on 1883/01/01; North Lincoln Street Branch (Route 1 at 401 North Lincoln Street, branch established on 2011/10/27. Info updated 2006/11/02: Bank assets: $80.1 mil, Deposits: $65.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Yankee Ridge, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Illinois average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Philo village (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Philo:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Philo:

7.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Philo:

28.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Philo:

58.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Philo:

75.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Philo, 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$260
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$2,777
Streets and Highways 1$4,866$58,3920$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$325
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,869
Totals for Government 1$4,866$58,39213$5,231

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($102.37)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($77.97)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($33.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($16.95)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($11.53)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($11.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $71,000 ($48.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($3.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($10.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($2.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,000 ($109.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $164,000 ($111.19)
    Highways: $37,000 ($25.08)
  • Tax - Property: $93,000 ($63.05)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.03)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,000 ($8.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $13,000 ($8.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $362,000 ($245.42)

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 Philo:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philo:

  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Philo:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Philo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 15240 S Vincennes (Lat: 41.612528 Lon: -87.635611), Call Sign: KAH307
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.812 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 10/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2003Registrant: Cook County Suburban Telecommunications, 15301 Dixie Hwy, Harvey, IL 60426
  • 15210 S Vincennes (Lat: 41.612528 Lon: -87.635611), Call Sign: WBU644
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.812 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 10/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2003Registrant: Cook County Suburban Telecommunications, 15301 Dixie Hwy, Harvey, IL 60426
  • 6.07 Mi From Int Of Rts 10 & 130 (Lat: 40.046972 Lon: -88.134222), Call Sign: WNKZ834, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • Lat: 39.981389 Lon: -88.151250, Call Sign: WQRZ310
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.970 MHzGrant Date: 08/19/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Justin DeckerRegistrant: Illinois Cooperative Association Inc., 11596 Illinois Hwy 1, Paris, IL 61944, Phone: (217) 466-4600, Fax: (217) 466-7662, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 908 Country Rd. 1700 E (Lat: 40.012500 Lon: -88.141389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 145.9 m, Overall height: 146.6 m, Call Sign: WPWT896
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.990 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2003, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Marcia K LobaitoRegistrant: Smithwick & Belendiuk, P.C., 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Suite 301, Washington, DC 20016, Phone: (202) 363-4050, Fax: (202) 363-4266, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K9AL, Grant Date: 07/24/1996, Expiration Date: 07/24/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/28/1999, Registrant: Albert M Johnston Jr, 402 E Jefferson, Philo, IL 61864
  • Call Sign: K9GVK, Grant Date: 04/02/1996, Expiration Date: 04/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2008, Registrant: Roger P Selle, 201 S Harrison, Philo, IL 61864
  • Call Sign: K9HRO, Grant Date: 02/04/1997, Expiration Date: 02/04/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2009, Registrant: Donald F Melohn, 407 East Madison, Philo, IL 61864
  • Call Sign: KB9JTZ, Grant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 03/29/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2007, Registrant: Ray A Pettenger Ii, 1560 Co Rd 1000 N, Philo, IL 61864
  • Call Sign: WB9CAD, Licensee ID: L00889381, Grant Date: 08/23/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Registrant: Curtis D Rugroden, 303 E. Eisenhower Dr., Philo, IL 61864

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 118U , Serial Number: 22-3988, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Weldon Earl Garrelts, Po Box 417, Philo, IL 61864

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$159,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Philo, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1079.3 years
Frances885.0 years
Mary880.9 years
Helen778.0 years
Charles773.4 years
Donald665.7 years
William680.2 years
Harold575.2 years
James559.8 years
Richard575.2 years
Most common last names in Philo, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller884.9 years
Oneill768.0 years
Godsell671.5 years
Franks674.3 years
Decker688.2 years
Daly583.2 years
Cain576.8 years
Smith575.4 years
Clark479.5 years
Clennon496.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Philo compared to Illinois 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 significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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