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Population in 2012: 217 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -45.1%
Males: 118  (54.5%)
Females: 99  (45.5%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62876.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,234 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Radom:

$37,234
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,415

Radom village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,905 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Radom:

$70,905
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,132; Detached houses: $92,049; Mobile homes: $76,381

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  • White alone - 218 (99.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Radom: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (53.5%), German (16.1%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.2%), Russian (3.0%), United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/30/1929

Elevation: 533 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 209 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Radom:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Radom village:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.9%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,026 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $757 (1.0%)

Radom satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (61.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ashley, IL (1.8 miles ), Du Bois, IL (2.0 miles ), Richview, IL (2.6 miles ), Woodlawn, IL (3.0 miles ), Waltonville, IL (3.1 miles ), Tamaroa, IL (3.2 miles ), Irvington, IL (3.3 miles ), Nashville, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 89.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +223 (+129.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (21%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (15%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Radom-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Radom village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Radom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 53% 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 71.9 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 80.0 miles away from Radom 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 79.3 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 79.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from Radom center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 63.4 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 Washington County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Radom:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NASHVILLE, IL)
  • COLONIAL PLAZA (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NASHVILLE, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NASHVILLE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Radom:

  • 18 miles: CENTRALIA (103 E. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Radom:

  • Kaskaskia College (about 20 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • John A Logan College (about 38 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 40 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 43 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 56 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park (about 64 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Private elementary/middle school in Radom:

  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 136 S 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.4%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Radom, IL


170 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Radom 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Radom travel time to work - commute


Radom mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Radom village (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.93%
Here77.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents38.5%23.4%19.8%8.7%6.3%
Congregations14.3%16.7%26.2%14.3%11.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)International Church of the Foursquare GospelAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.7%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.2%
Congregations4.8%2.4%2.4%2.4%4.8%
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: 9
Washington County:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Washington County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

12.1%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$660
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,010

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($101.38)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($96.77)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($96.77)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($78.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($9.22)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($4.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($18.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $49,000 ($225.81)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($119.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($50.69)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($13.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($129.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($124.42)
    Highways: $9,000 ($41.47)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($55.30)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.61)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $72,000 ($331.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $71,000 ($327.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($4.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $162,000 ($746.54)

5.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Clair County, IL  1.17% ($38,155 average AGI)
from Marion County, IL  0.76% ($33,978)
from Clinton County, IL  0.59% ($40,861)


6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Clair County, IL  1.00% ($28,918 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.66% ($35,725)
to Marion County, IL  0.58% ($35,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Radom:

  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Radom:

  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Radom:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Radom fatal accident list:

Jun 12, 2003 07:10 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



Most common first names in Radom, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary785.3 years
Stanley774.6 years
Joseph679.5 years
John477.5 years
Josephine488.3 years
Anna388.3 years
Florence376.7 years
Frank387.0 years
Edward386.3 years
Adam283.5 years
Most common last names in Radom, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nowicki775.7 years
Pedtke570.0 years
Tomaszewski583.0 years
Janowski383.3 years
Novak371.3 years
Prange382.6 years
Wroblewski366.4 years
Filipiak287.0 years
Bauza280.5 years
Jankowski285.5 years

Radom on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Florists"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #46 (62876) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
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