Raleigh, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 348 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 182  (52.3%)
Females: 166  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62977.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,783 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Raleigh:

$32,783
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,502 (it was $13,054 in 2000)

Raleigh village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,541 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Raleigh:

$51,541
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $71,591; Detached houses: $83,437; Mobile homes: $18,322

Median gross rent in 2013: $640.

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    Raleigh races chart
    • 34698.9%White alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Raleigh: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.8%), Irish (13.1%), United States (10.5%), English (10.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/12/1935

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 176 people per square mile   (very low).

Raleigh,IL real estate house value index trend

Raleigh, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Raleigh:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raleigh village:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,003 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $498 (2.0%)

Raleigh satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (54.7 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (108.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Galatia, IL (2.1 miles ), Muddy, IL (2.1 miles) , Eldorado, IL (2.3 miles ), Harrisburg, IL (2.5 miles ), Broughton, IL (2.9 miles) , Carrier Mills, IL (3.3 miles ), Equality, IL (3.5 miles ), Omaha, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.83 N, Longitude: 88.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Raleigh household income distribution Raleigh home values distribution

Crime rates in Raleigh by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders N/A000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0
Rapes N/A00N/A
per 100,000 N/A0.00.0N/A
Robberies N/A200
per 100,000 N/A569.80.00.0
Assaults N/A010
per 100,000 N/A0.0284.90.0
Burglaries N/A323
per 100,000 N/A854.7569.8852.3
Thefts N/A463
per 100,000 N/A1,139.61,709.4852.3
Auto thefts 0N/A00
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.0
Arson N/A000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.1) N/A287.7172.097.6

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

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

2.84
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Raleigh, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Raleigh-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Raleigh village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raleigh-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 55.8 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 42.6 miles away from Raleigh 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 77.2 miles away from the city 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 71.4 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 58.4 miles away from Raleigh 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 112.6 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 Saline County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Raleigh topographic map

Birthplace of: Wid Matthews - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Raleigh:

  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF ELDORADO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • FERRELL HOSPITAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • PEARCE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • FMC - SALINE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • LITTLE EGYPT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • SHAWNEE HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • SALINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raleigh:

  • Rend Lake College (about 30 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 31 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 39 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 48 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • University of Evansville (about 56 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 59 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)

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Saline 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 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Raleigh compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

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 Raleigh village (based on Saline County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,67264
Mainline Protestant1,42711
Catholic8472
Other3224
Black Protestant3203
None9,325-
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: 7
Saline County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Saline County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Saline County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

7.2%
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$179
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,968
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$696
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$776
Totals for Government 0$0 11$3,619

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($100.57)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($25.86)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($22.99)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($20.11)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($20.11)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($2.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($11.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,000 ($5.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($63.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($74.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($5.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($48.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($8.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($94.83)
    Highways: $9,000 ($25.86)
    All Other: $4,000 ($11.49)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($17.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $128,000 ($367.82)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $128,000 ($367.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $290,000 ($833.33)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williamson County, IL  0.67% ($32,443 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.52% ($34,723)
from Franklin County, IL  0.25% ($28,565)


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williamson County, IL  0.73% ($35,970 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.37% ($29,000)
to Gallatin County, IL  0.32% ($44,034)

Strongest AM radio stations in Raleigh:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raleigh:

  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Raleigh:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Raleigh fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 2011 03:10 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 37.83432, Lon: -88.54078, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 1990 05:10 AM, 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • John P Mitchell, 600 Strawberry Lane (Lat: 37.825861 Lon: -88.549194), Type: 17.0, Overall height: 17 m
    Registrant: 6185293301, , 441 CHURCH CAMP RD.

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Harrisburg Raleigh Airport (Lat: 37.811667 Lon: -88.545278), Call Sign: WRLB2090, Licensee ID: L00561762
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.23051 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 09/29/2017
    Registrant: Harrisburg Raleigh Airport Authority, 5125 Hwy 34 N, Raleigh, IL 62977-1400, Phone: (618) 253-7806, Email:
  • Harrisburg Raleigh Airport 125 Highway 34 North (Lat: 37.812833 Lon: -88.544778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 129.4 m, Overall height: 130.4 m, Call Sign: WPZX774, Licensee ID: L00561762
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2009, Expiration Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: Brad Henshaw
    Registrant: Harrisburg Raleigh Airport Authority

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA9VRF
    Grant Date: 04/16/1996, Expiration Date: 04/16/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2008
    Registrant: John P King, Raleigh, IL 62977
  • Call Sign: KB9TJY
    Grant Date: 09/14/1998, Expiration Date: 09/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2010
    Registrant: Christopher T Parks, 5125 Hwy 34 N, Raleigh, IL 62977-1400
  • Call Sign: KB9TPP, Licensee ID: L01304779
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 11/10/2018, Certifier: H Andrew Cserny
    Registrant: H Andrew Cserny, 1645 Raleigh Rd, Raleigh, IL 62977
  • Call Sign: WA4KQL, Licensee ID: L00266633
    Grant Date: 06/19/1997, Expiration Date: 06/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2002
    Registrant: Garrett C Carter, 88 S Main St, Raleigh, IL 62977

Most common first names in Raleigh, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1179.5 years
Charles974.8 years
John975.0 years
Robert868.0 years
James776.9 years
George769.5 years
William674.3 years
Marie588.4 years
Fred474.5 years
Arthur479.0 years
Most common last names in Raleigh, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall1170.0 years
Wiseman876.0 years
Elder683.3 years
Prather683.4 years
Bradley577.8 years
Tate579.2 years
Wesley572.8 years
Whitlock585.4 years
Harbison478.5 years
Baker486.5 years

Raleigh on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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