Pontoon Beach, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 5,671 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 2,738  (48.3%)
Females: 2,933  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62040.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,930 (it was $38,348 in 2000)
Pontoon Beach:

$52,930
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,888 (it was $15,960 in 2000)

Pontoon Beach village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,417 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Pontoon Beach:

$90,417
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,988; Detached houses: $147,362; Townhouses or other attached units: $178,532; In 2-unit structures: $117,833; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,104; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,206; Mobile homes: $31,951

Median gross rent in 2013: $772.

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  • Races in Pontoon Beach, IL (2013)

    Pontoon Beach races chart
    • 4,77482.9%White alone
    • 5169.0%Black alone
    • 2794.8%Hispanic
    • 1362.4%Two or more races
    • 581.0%Asian alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pontoon Beach: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (14.4%), United States (7.1%), English (6.6%), Dutch (3.4%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1963

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 8.18 square miles.

Population density: 693 people per square mile   (low).

Pontoon Beach,IL real estate house value index trend

Pontoon Beach, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Pontoon Beach:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pontoon Beach village:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

300 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This village:

5.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Pontoon Beach, Illinois as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Pontoon Beach to the number of sex offenders is 384 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,049 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,190 (1.5%)

Pontoon Beach satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 90.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -636 (-11.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 316 (11.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Pontoon Beach household income distribution Pontoon Beach home values distribution

Crime rates in Pontoon Beach by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.10.00.00.0
Rapes 13135103346200N/A1
per 100,000 231.3221.183.3165.849.649.665.998.732.80.00.0N/A17.7
Robberies 7742452115321
per 100,000 124.6119.066.633.266.282.633.016.416.485.451.534.917.7
Assaults 989888892133043
per 100,000 1,743.81,666.4133.2132.6132.3148.733.016.449.251.20.069.853.1
Burglaries 89894651494329413130191117
per 100,000 1,583.61,513.3765.9845.4810.5710.6477.9674.2508.7512.5326.4191.9300.8
Thefts 1511518426013010814911779978569111
per 100,000 2,686.82,567.61,398.64,309.62,150.21,784.82,455.51,924.01,296.41,657.01,460.21,203.81,964.3
Auto thefts 1616282812241016154959
per 100,000 284.7272.1466.2464.1198.5396.6164.8263.1246.168.3154.687.2159.3
Arson 1100020000000
per 100,000 17.817.00.00.00.033.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 835.6798.6267.6450.4251.7254.2220.2239.0152.4182.8112.295.7146.6

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Crime rate in Pontoon Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,049 (+22.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pontoon Beach, Illinois average temperatures Pontoon Beach, Illinois average precipitation Pontoon Beach, Illinois humidity Pontoon Beach, Illinois wind speed Pontoon Beach, Illinois snowfall Pontoon Beach, Illinois sunshine Pontoon Beach, Illinois clear and cloudy days

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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 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 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 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 Pontoon Beach 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 120.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.267. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.70
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0177. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0177
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 52.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for other race residents)
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

Pontoon Beach, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.4

Pontoon Beach travel time to work - commute Pontoon Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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 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$800
Other Government Administration 2$11,624$69,74419$9,655
Police Protection - Officers 17$76,877$54,2660$0
Police - Other 6$19,833$39,6660$0
Totals for Government 25$108,334$52,00020$10,455

Pontoon Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $951,000 ($167.70)
    Central Staff Services: $747,000 ($131.72)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($12.17)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($9.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($16.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,221,000 ($391.64)
    Police Protection: $132,000 ($23.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,001,000 ($176.51)

Pontoon Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $97,000 ($17.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,143,000 ($377.89)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($4.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $948,000 ($167.17)
    Highways: $164,000 ($28.92)
  • Tax - Property: $434,000 ($76.53)
    Public Utilities: $312,000 ($55.02)
    NEC: $306,000 ($53.96)

Pontoon Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,510,000 ($266.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,410,000 ($248.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $100,000 ($17.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $528,000 ($93.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $290,000 ($51.14)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.91% ($35,916 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.38% ($41,118)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.27% ($33,631)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($31,914 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.46% ($48,722)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.29% ($31,589)

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 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Pontoon Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 386m1,266ftTotal length
  • $924,000Total costs
  • 768,900Total average daily traffic
  • 105,857Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21940-1949
  • 141960-1969
  • 151980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pontoon Beach, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Infinity Broadcasting Operations Inc., 600 New Hampshire Ave, Nw, Ste 1200, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-4518, Fax: (202) 457-4615, 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: 10975.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/17/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

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, Certifier: Roy D Mcmullen, Registrant: Roy D Mcmullen, 3801 Lake Drive Lot 341, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 990PH , Serial Number: 28-2797, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey R Beckwith, 4278 State Route 162, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 31
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Pontoon Beach

See full 2006 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
  • Best Western Plus Pontoon Beach, 4 Regency Pkwy, Pontoon Beach, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 512-1314, Fax: (618) 512-1315
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Pontoon Beach, IL
NameCountNameCount
Days Inn1McDonald's1
Dennys2Sleep Inn1
FedEx1Subway1
Holiday Inn1Super 81

Pontoon Beach compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 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"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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