Polo, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,274 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 1,189  (52.3%)
Females: 1,085  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61064.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,872 (it was $38,833 in 2000)
Polo:

$46,872
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,047 (it was $18,604 in 2000)

Polo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,800 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Polo:

$82,800
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $157,184; Detached houses: $165,287; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,480; In 2-unit structures: $131,836; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,965; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,673; Mobile homes: $15,824

Median gross rent in 2013: $638.

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  • Races in Polo, IL (2010)

    Polo races chart
    • 2,23895.0%White alone
    • 602.5%Hispanic
    • 271.1%Two or more races
    • 190.8%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Polo: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), United States (13.6%), Irish (13.1%), English (8.5%), Scottish (4.6%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/13/1877

Elevation: 874 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,732 people per square mile   (low).

Polo,IL real estate house value index trend

Polo, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Polo:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Polo city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Polo, Illinois as of September 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Polo to the number of sex offenders is 289 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,219 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,758 (2.0%)

Polo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (32.6 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (75.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (98.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Morris, IL (2.9 miles ), Forreston, IL (3.1 miles ), Milledgeville, IL (3.2 miles ), Grand Detour, IL (3.2 miles ), Dixon, IL (3.3 miles ), Adeline, IL (3.4 miles) , Lost Nation, IL (3.5 miles ), Oregon, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Area code: 815

Polo household income distribution Polo home values distribution

Crime rates in Polo by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.087.00.0
Rapes 0000010011034
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.039.90.00.040.742.30.0130.4175.6
Robberies 0000010021000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.039.90.00.081.542.30.00.00.0
Assaults 3320021000311
per 100,000 121.1121.180.50.00.079.740.30.00.00.0128.243.543.9
Burglaries 13135969713114846
per 100,000 524.8524.8201.2360.1239.3358.7282.0524.8448.2169.3341.9173.9263.4
Thefts 42423929242327413534291523
per 100,000 1,695.61,695.61,569.41,160.5957.3916.71,087.81,655.21,426.21,439.51,239.3652.21,009.7
Auto thefts 2220001010010
per 100,000 80.780.780.50.00.00.040.30.040.70.00.043.50.0
Arson 0010111020001
per 100,000 0.00.040.20.039.939.940.30.081.50.00.00.043.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 139.0139.0102.273.656.6125.076.6105.8152.9119.2101.9337.9213.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Polo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-1.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Polo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Polo-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Polo city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Polo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 260.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Polo 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 236.4 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 292.6 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) earthquake occurred 259.4 miles away from Polo center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 247.5 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 Ogle County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Polo topographic map

Birthplace of: George Peek - Economist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Polo:

  • POLO REHAB AND HCC (703 EAST BUFFALO)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Polo:

  • PINECREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT MORRIS, IL)
  • DAVITA- DIXON KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • JACK MABLEY DEVELOPEMENTAL CTR (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • KILKER-PINE ACRES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • OTTAWA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • BLACKHAWK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • HERITAGE SQUARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DIXON, IL)

airports located in Polo:

See details about airports located in Polo, IL

Operable nuclear power plants near Polo:

  • 19 miles: Byron 1 and 2 in Byron, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polo:

  • Ashford University (about 34 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 37 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Rock Valley College (about 38 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 42 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 54 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Black Hawk College (about 58 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 59 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

Public high school in Polo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Polo:

See full list of schools located in Polo

Library in Polo:

  • POLO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $218,443; Location: 302 WEST MASON STREET; 18,026 books; 361 e-books; 518 audio materials; 998 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Polo: Polo City Hall (A), Buffalo Township Public Library (B), Polo Community Ambulance Service (C), Polo Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Polo include: First Christian Church (A), Open Bible Church (B), Polo Church of the Brethren (C), Polo United Methodist Church (D), Saint Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Saint Marys Catholic Church (F), Emmanuel United Methodist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Polo include: Westside Park (1), Keator Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ogle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.4%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
61 people in nursing homes in 2000

Polo, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Polo (2011 data):

  • First State Bank Shannon-Polo: Polo Branch at 211 South Division Street, branch established on 1993/09/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $151.4 mil, Deposits: $129.0 mil, headquarters in Shannon, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Shannon Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Polo city (based on Ogle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,51231
Catholic7,6754
Evangelical Protestant5,46441
Other2533
None31,593-
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: 9
Ogle County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Ogle County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ogle County:

26.7%
Illinois:

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

11.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Polo:

52.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Polo:

49.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Polo:

20.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Polo:

34.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Polo, 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 1$3,634$43,6081$2,272
Police Protection - Officers 4$14,526$43,5781$960
Streets and Highways 2$5,304$31,8240$0
Sewerage 1$4,688$56,2560$0
Water Supply 1$3,358$40,2960$0
Totals for Government 9$31,510$42,0132$3,232

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $358,000 ($157.43)
    Police Protection: $227,000 ($99.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $194,000 ($85.31)
    Sewerage: $127,000 ($55.85)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($55.41)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($48.37)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($47.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($28.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($11.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $42,000 ($18.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $23,000 ($10.11)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($3.52)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($2.20)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.76)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $380,000 ($167.11)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($70.80)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($53.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($11.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($21.99)
    Interest Earnings: $42,000 ($18.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $104,000 ($45.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $343,000 ($150.84)
    Highways: $69,000 ($30.34)
  • Tax - Property: $220,000 ($96.75)
    NEC: $15,000 ($6.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $435,000 ($191.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $398,000 ($175.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $37,000 ($16.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,108,000 ($487.25)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Winnebago County, IL  1.10% ($42,238 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.68% ($30,708)
from Lee County, IL  0.51% ($36,615)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Winnebago County, IL  1.19% ($31,418 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.51% ($29,527)
to Lee County, IL  0.51% ($31,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Polo:

  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Polo:

  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Polo:

  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
Polo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Polo fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 1993 03:45 PM, Union, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • W. END STRATFORD WIU, Bnsf Ls3 Mp108.50 - West End Stratford Wiu (Lat: 41.994333 Lon: -89.511750), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPPW758
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.325 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/2014, Expiration Date: 02/15/2025, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 4 Mi N 3 Mi E (Lat: 42.040306 Lon: -89.519556), Call Sign: KZM882, Licensee ID: L00096654
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.885 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2000, Expiration Date: 05/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004Registrant: Tom Patterson, 2252 Evergreen Rd, Polo, IL 61064, Phone: (815) 946-2845
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 41.986500 Lon: -89.641889, Call Sign: KZJ460
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2021, Certifier: W A MillerRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • POLO HBD, Bnsf Ls3 Mp 111.3 Polo Hbd (Lat: 41.992944 Lon: -89.567528), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNWD274
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 05/27/2023Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, NE 68102, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Polo MW, 2081 South Donalson Rd - Polo Mw (Lat: 41.986500 Lon: -89.641889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQNM541
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 42.011389 Lon: -89.588889, Call Sign: WQNV730
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, 467.262 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/13/2021, Certifier: Paul BehrendsRegistrant: Commenco, Inc., 4901 Bristol Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64129, Phone: (816) 753-2166, Fax: (816) 753-3688, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

43 (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:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Polo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5550N , Serial Number: 3574, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Donna M Cline, Hamilton Airport, Polo, IL 61064
  • Aircraft: LINCOLN PAGE 1928 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: WRIGHT CURTISS OX5 (90 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5735 , Serial Number: 212
    Registrant (Individual): Greg A Heckman, 508 W Oregon St, Polo, IL 61064
  • Aircraft: FUNK B85C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85-12F (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77727 , Serial Number: 357, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Greg A Heckman, 508 W Oregon St, Polo, IL 61064
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85641 , Serial Number: 7AC-4385, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald R Hammer, 10143 W Penn Corner Rd, Polo, IL 61064
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85924 , Serial Number: 11AC344, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Donna M Cline, Hamilton Arpt, Polo, IL 61064
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-540-B4B5 (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9289W , Serial Number: 28-10966, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1986
    Registrant (Individual): John H Coffman, 2303 S Lowell Park Rd, Polo, IL 61064
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98970 , Serial Number: 12-326, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Karl Dahlin, Rt 2, Polo, IL 61064

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$47,3703$90,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9615.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Polo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Polo, IL
Most common first names in Polo, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4478.1 years
Robert3772.5 years
Mary2482.5 years
Ruth2482.7 years
James2370.1 years
William2280.7 years
Paul1973.2 years
George1978.0 years
Helen1880.5 years
Charles1674.6 years
Most common last names in Polo, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2477.4 years
Smith2380.7 years
Brown1382.8 years
Coffman1282.2 years
Powell1176.9 years
Stauffer1081.8 years
Scott1078.9 years
Johnson1080.4 years
Jones977.8 years
Davis980.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Polo, IL

  • True Value: 1

Polo 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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