Potomac, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 738 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 387  (52.6%)
Females: 351  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61865.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,595 (it was $40,221 in 2000)
Potomac:

$40,595
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,045 (it was $15,197 in 2000)

Potomac village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,783 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Potomac:

$78,783
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $78,152; Detached houses: $78,152

Median gross rent in 2012: $654.

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  • White alone - 725 (96.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Potomac: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (38.0%), German (16.1%), Irish (11.1%), English (6.6%), Polish (3.7%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/02/1906

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,526 people per square mile   (low).

Potomac,IL real estate house value index trend

Potomac, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Potomac:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Potomac village:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Potomac, Illinois as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Potomac to the number of sex offenders is 370 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,387 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $656 (1.0%)

Potomac satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (27.8 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (94.5 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (106.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Henning, IL (2.3 miles ), Penfield, IL (2.8 miles) , Rossville, IL (2.9 miles ), Alvan, IL (3.2 miles ), Alvin, IL (3.2 miles ), Bismarck, IL (3.2 miles ), Gifford, IL (3.4 miles ), Rankin, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $16,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 87.80 W

Area code: 217

Potomac household income distribution Potomac home values distribution

Crime rates in Potomac by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000001001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0150.20.00.0152.40.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000011012142
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0149.5150.20.0152.2304.9155.3531.9267.0
Thefts 01001212423104
per 100,000 0.0146.80.00.0149.0299.0150.2301.7608.8304.9465.81329.8534.0
Auto thefts 1000000010000
per 100,000 146.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0152.20.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 12.26.10.00.06.223.348.412.649.166.630.794.141.7

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

Crime rate in Potomac detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-9.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Potomac, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Potomac-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Potomac village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Potomac-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 128.3 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 102.8 miles away from Potomac 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 160.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from Potomac center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 252.5 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 Vermilion County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Potomac topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Potomac:

  • DANVILLE HEALTHCARE LLC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • HOOPESTON COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HOOPESTON, IL)
  • HOOPESTON COM MEMORIAL N H (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOOPESTON, IL)
  • HAWTHORNE INN OF DANVILLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • NORTH LOGAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE DANVILLE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PRESENCE UNITED SAMARITANS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Potomac:

  • 16 miles: DANVILLE (MC DONALD'S, GILBERT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 19 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Potomac:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 17 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 27 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 29 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 48 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 55 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 59 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 61 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)

Public elementary/middle school in Potomac:

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Notable location: Middlefork Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Bluegrass Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Vermilion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Potomac compared to Illinois state average:

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

Banks with branches in Potomac (2011 data):

  • MainSource Bank: State Street Branch at 108 East State Street, branch established on 1903/06/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Potomac village (based on Vermilion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.87%
Here: 39.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneLutheran Church
Adherents19.0%17.6%15.4%6.7%6.5%
Congregations20.3%4.5%21.1%10.5%2.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.1%5.0%2.7%2.5%19.6%
Congregations3.0%4.5%1.5%1.5%30.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Vermilion County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Vermilion County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion County:

28.1%
Illinois:

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

11.8%
State:

14.5%
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$175
Other Government Administration 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,682$32,1840$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$420
Water Supply 1$3,074$36,8881$272
Totals for Government 3$7,970$31,8803$867

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $123,000 ($166.67)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($71.82)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($51.49)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($23.04)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($17.62)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($12.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($9.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($31.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $55,000 ($74.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $67,000 ($90.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($20.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $79,000 ($107.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($37.94)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($13.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($101.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000 ($100.27)
    Highways: $20,000 ($27.10)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.71)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($35.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $258,000 ($349.59)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $380,000 ($514.91)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $50,000 ($67.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $365,000 ($494.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $252,000 ($341.46)
    Other, NEC: $50,000 ($67.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($20.33)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($8.13)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($16.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $382,000 ($517.62)

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($544 average AGI)
Vermilion County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Champaign County, IL  0.70% ($28,860 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.44% ($17,705)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.12% ($32,486)


4.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($349 average AGI)
Vermilion County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Champaign County, IL  0.80% ($31,189 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.31% ($17,913)
to Fountain County, IN  0.14% ($30,537)

Strongest AM radio stations in Potomac:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Potomac:

  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WHPO (100.9 FM; HOOPESTON, IL; Owner: MARKET STREET BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W293AF (106.5 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: TRUSTEES OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Potomac:

  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W31BX (Channel 31; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 240
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,465

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • N Vermilion St (Lat: 40.306972 Lon: -87.799472), Call Sign: KNGW207
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Certifier: Garry Hawker
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 2 Blocks E 1 Block N Of Square (Lat: 40.307250 Lon: -87.797250), Call Sign: KNFU690
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/1997, Expiration Date: 06/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2002
    Registrant: Middlefork, Township Of, Potomac, IL 61865-0093, Phone: (217) 987-6629
  • 105 E Church St (Lat: 40.309194 Lon: -87.796417), Call Sign: KNGJ871, Licensee ID: L00022289
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/1998, Expiration Date: 04/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2002
    Registrant: Harold Spain, 105 E Church, Potomac, IL 61865
  • BLUEGRASS FPD, N Vermilion St (Lat: 40.306972 Lon: -87.799472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQEM317
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2006, Expiration Date: 03/03/2016, Certifier: Ryan Allison
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725a N Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 40.303806 Lon: -87.787944, Call Sign: WQRA347
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Garry Hawker
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 659-4723, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ARMSTRONG, Junction Of 350e And 3200n (Lat: 40.328806 Lon: -87.877500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPXT927, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2003, Expiration Date: 06/10/2013, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks
  • Ellis Elevator, Lat: 40.354667 Lon: -87.884917, Type: Silo, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQNR230
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Eric J Jaskula
    Registrant: Netoption, Inc., 600 S Chicago, Milford, IL 60953, Phone: (815) 889-9989, Email:
  • POTOMAC, 6746 Us Route 136 (Lat: 40.304806 Lon: -87.815250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQPN962
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Ed King
    Registrant: Cellular Properties, Inc., 28 Towne Centre, Danville, IL 61832, Phone: (217) 442-2355, Fax: (217) 446-9830, Email:
  • ARMSTRONG, Junction Of 350e And 3200n (Lat: 40.328806 Lon: -87.877500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WLB299, Licensee ID: L00209325
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, 6152.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2002, Certifier: Henry A Thomas
    Registrant: Corban Communications, Inc.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N9LTN, Previous Call Sign: KB9GMV, Licensee ID: L00379975
    Grant Date: 07/18/2001, Expiration Date: 10/15/2011, Certifier: Marigene R Hutton
    Registrant: Marigene R Hutton, Potomac, IL 61865
  • Call Sign: W9HSZ
    Grant Date: 10/28/1994, Expiration Date: 10/28/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2006
    Registrant: Lawrence G Hutton, Potomac, IL 61865

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 446JM , Serial Number: 1540R, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Mills Ag Service, 13145 E 3100 North Rd, Potomac, IL 61865
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 620U , Serial Number: 348, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Turbines Of Illinois Inc, 13145 E 1300 N Road, Potomac, IL 61865

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Potomac

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Potomac, IL
Most common first names in Potomac, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1072.9 years
John1080.5 years
George982.0 years
Ruth883.3 years
Donald760.7 years
James773.7 years
Harry680.6 years
Dorothy573.2 years
Kenneth578.6 years
Charles577.0 years
Most common last names in Potomac, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1175.5 years
Davis778.8 years
Farnsworth678.3 years
Jameson678.2 years
Creighton587.0 years
Alexander579.4 years
Fulk576.0 years
Duncan574.2 years
Johnson573.4 years
Elliott483.5 years

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