Pontoon Beach, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 5,641 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 2,631  (46.7%)
Females: 3,010  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 62040.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,227 (it was $38,348 in 2000)
Pontoon Beach:

$59,227
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,100 (it was $15,960 in 2000)

Pontoon Beach village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,465 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Pontoon Beach:

$100,465
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $120,223; detached houses: $135,654; mobile homes: $79,768

Median gross rent in 2019: $834.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pontoon Beach: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.4% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pontoon Beach, IL (2019)
    • 4,57679.5%White alone
    • 67811.8%Hispanic
    • 2855.0%Black alone
    • 1242.2%Asian alone
    • 761.3%Other race alone
    • 510.9%Two or more races
    • 390.7%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Pontoon Beach, Illinois as of February 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pontoon Beach is 441 to 1.


Crime rates in Pontoon Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(49.6)
3
(49.6)
4
(65.9)
6
(98.7)
2
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(66.2)
5
(82.6)
2
(33.0)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.4)
5
(85.4)
3
(51.5)
2
(34.9)
1
(17.7)
2
(35.5)
2
(35.7)
2
(35.9)
3
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(132.3)
9
(148.7)
2
(33.0)
1
(16.4)
3
(49.2)
3
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(69.8)
3
(53.1)
3
(53.3)
6
(107.2)
5
(89.7)
10
(177.3)
15
(265.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(810.5)
43
(710.6)
29
(477.9)
41
(674.2)
31
(508.7)
30
(512.5)
19
(326.4)
11
(191.9)
17
(300.8)
11
(195.3)
23
(410.9)
22
(394.8)
5
(88.7)
13
(230.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
130
(2,150)
108
(1,785)
149
(2,456)
117
(1,924)
79
(1,296)
97
(1,657)
85
(1,460)
69
(1,204)
111
(1,964)
67
(1,190)
84
(1,501)
65
(1,167)
53
(939.7)
48
(849.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(198.5)
24
(396.6)
10
(164.8)
16
(263.1)
15
(246.1)
4
(68.3)
9
(154.6)
5
(87.2)
9
(159.3)
4
(71.0)
6
(107.2)
8
(143.6)
10
(177.3)
8
(141.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.3)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index244.6247.1214.1232.4148.2177.7109.193.0142.5102.5129.5128.9109.4157.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pontoon Beach, IL

Crime rate in Pontoon Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: German (12.2%), American (8.8%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.4%), Croatian (3.5%), Lithuanian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1963

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 8.18 square miles.

Population density: 689 people per square mile   (low).

Pontoon Beach, Illinois map

272 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This village:

4.7%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,613 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,501 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (12.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Granite City, IL (1.9 miles ),
Collinsville, IL (2.2 miles ),
Glen Carbon, IL (2.3 miles ),
Maryville, IL (2.4 miles ),
Fairmont City, IL (2.4 miles ),
Madison, IL (2.4 miles ),
Caseyville, IL (2.6 miles ),
Venice, IL (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 90.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +302 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 222 (8.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Distribution of median household income in Pontoon Beach, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pontoon Beach, IL in 2019
Pontoon Beach satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $204,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Pontoon Beach, IL residents
Average permit cost in Pontoon Beach, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Pontoon Beach, IL
Historical housing units in Pontoon Beach, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,049 (+22.9%).
Most common industries in Pontoon Beach, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Pontoon Beach, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)

Average climate in Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pontoon Beach, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.0. This is worse than average.

City:

96.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.250. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.250
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0581. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0581
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Pontoon Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Pontoon Beach village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 6.2 miles away from the village center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pontoon Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 298% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Pontoon Beach center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Pontoon Beach 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 117.5 miles away from Pontoon Beach 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 111.6 miles away from Pontoon Beach center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 133.8 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 150.1 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 Madison County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pontoon Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pontoon Beach:

  • LEWIS AND CLARK MANOR (56 CHOUTEAU TRACE PARKWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pontoon Beach:

  • STEARNS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • LYNHAVEN (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • GRANITE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • GATEWAY REGIONAL HOME HEALTH - GRANITE CITY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • GATEWAY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • MERIDIAN VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GLEN CARBON, IL)
  • UNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Pontoon Beach:

  • 11 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 13 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pontoon Beach:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 6 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 12 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 12 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 14 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 15 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • McKendree University (about 16 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Points of interest:

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

Shopping Center: Oakmont Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Long Lake (A), McDonough Lake (B), Edelhardt Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Schoolhouse Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (14 Regency Park Drive).

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

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

  • ICE HOUSE AMERICA PONTOON BEACH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.6%
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: 0.2% of all households
31 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
29 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Pontoon Beach (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Edwardsville: Pontoon Beach Center at 5111 Highway 111, branch established on 1991/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,559.6 mil, Deposits: $1,289.3 mil, headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Banc Ed Corp., The

For population 15 years and over in Pontoon Beach:

Marital status in Pontoon Beach, IL
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Pontoon Beach:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pontoon Beach
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pontoon Beach, IL (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
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: 48
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
This county:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

9.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Pontoon Beach:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pontoon Beach:

21.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pontoon Beach:

11.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pontoon Beach:

35.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Pontoon Beach:

79.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pontoon Beach, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$81,825$75,5310$0
Police - Other 6$22,577$45,1540$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,905$35,43020$9,839
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,278
Totals for Government 21$110,307$63,03321$11,117

Pontoon Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,871,000 ($508.95)
    Police Protection: $1,856,000 ($329.02)
    Financial Administration: $1,020,000 ($180.82)
    Regular Highways: $238,000 ($42.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($32.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $296,000 ($52.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $115,000 ($20.39)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($14.00)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($10.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($6.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,502,000 ($266.26)

Pontoon Beach government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,000 ($0.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $104,000 ($18.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $29,000 ($5.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($13.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $38,000 ($6.74)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,426,000 ($252.79)
    Highways: $148,000 ($26.24)
  • Tax - Property: $3,661,000 ($649.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $520,000 ($92.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $229,000 ($40.60)
    Other License: $93,000 ($16.49)

Pontoon Beach government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,298,000 ($1471.02)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,386,000 ($1309.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $912,000 ($161.67)

Pontoon Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $622,000 ($110.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,260,000 ($223.36)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Clair County, IL  1.00% ($40,088 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($46,469)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.26% ($40,673)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.94% ($40,137 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($53,653)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.34% ($42,187)
Businesses in Pontoon Beach, IL
NameCountNameCount
Days Inn1McDonald's1
Dennys2Sleep Inn1
FedEx1Subway1
Holiday Inn1Super 81

Strongest AM radio stations in Pontoon Beach:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WGNU (920 AM; 1 kW; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: NORMAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WEW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pontoon Beach:

  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W211AD (90.1 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD, INC.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pontoon Beach:

  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
Pontoon Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Pontoon Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 597ft / 182mTotal length
  • $6,978,000Total costs
  • 972,650Total average daily traffic
  • 149,929Total average daily truck traffic
  • 629,231Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pontoon Beach, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 211960-1969
  • 141980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pontoon Beach, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pontoon Beach)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kmox Transmitter Site (Lat: 38.723389 Lon: -90.055667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.1 m, Call Sign: KSJ881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.730 MHz, 161.760 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Cbs, 1725 Desales Street Nw, Suite 501, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-4602, Fax: (202) 457-4615, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.748722 Lon: -90.071083, Call Sign: WRHV487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.125 MHz, 457.125 MHz, 461.625 MHz, 461.650 MHz, 464.962 MHz, 466.625 MHz, 466.650 MHz, 469.837 MHz, 469.875 MHz, 469.962 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2020, Expiration Date: 06/24/2030, Certifier: Tyrone Anderson, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MO-STL0356A, 4113 Pontoon Road (Lat: 38.732611 Lon: -90.073806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 31.4 m, Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WQLJ850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2020, Expiration Date: 02/17/2030, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB9RSJ, Licensee ID: L00293143, Grant Date: 11/20/1997, Expiration Date: 11/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2009, Registrant: 6m 222 1.2 Preservation Group, 27 Teal St, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040
  • Call Sign: KC9AHA, Licensee ID: L00401550, Grant Date: 09/19/2001, Expiration Date: 09/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2013, Certifier: Bruce A Vinson, Registrant: Bruce A Vinson, 103 Wilson Ct, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040
  • Call Sign: KC9AHB, Licensee ID: L00401551, Grant Date: 09/19/2001, Expiration Date: 09/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2013, Certifier: Carolyn A Vinson, Registrant: Carolyn A Vinson, 103 Wilson Ct, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040
  • Call Sign: KE7TWT, Licensee ID: L01395941, Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2020, Certifier: Roy D Mcmullen, Registrant: Roy D Mcmullen, 3801 Lake Drive Lot 341, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$121,9247$94,51347$115,4915$38,3965$66,6921$30,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$105,3904$122,5850$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$56,9802$83,31511$125,2612$29,7901$89,1601$22,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$75,3901$210,7205$122,7300$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$113,2900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4009.03 , 4009.52

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,3902$123,965
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,5100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4009.03 , 4009.52

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pontoon Beach, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pontoon Beach, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 54. The highest number of fire incidents - 93 took place in 2003, and the least - 17 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pontoon Beach, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.9%), and Outside Fires (26.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pontoon Beach, IL
    • 46450.9%Structure Fires
    • 24326.7%Outside Fires
    • 12213.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 829.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pontoon Beach, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pontoon Beach, Illinois:

  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 14 Regency Pkwy, Pontoon Beach, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 797-1200
  • Super 8 Pontoon Beach, 4141 Timber Lake Dr, Pontoon Beach, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-8808, Fax: (618) 931-8818
  • Best Western Plus Pontoon Beach, 4 Regency Pkwy, Pontoon Beach, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 512-1314, Fax: (618) 512-1315
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pontoon Beach, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pontoon Beach, IL
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pontoon Beach, IL
  • 70.2%Utility gas
  • 27.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pontoon Beach compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Pontoon Beach on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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