Rantoul, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 13,037 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 6,565  (50.4%)
Females: 6,472  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61866.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,917 (it was $36,904 in 2000)
Rantoul:

$38,917
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,251 (it was $17,948 in 2000)

Rantoul village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,116 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Rantoul:

$80,116
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,145; Detached houses: $102,180; Townhouses or other attached units: $98,431; In 2-unit structures: $123,943; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,212; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $57,589; Mobile homes: $17,098

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 7,567 (58.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,850 (21.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,631 (12.5%)
  • Two or more races - 784 (6.0%)
  • Asian alone - 180 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rantoul: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.8%), United States (13.4%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.7%), Italian (2.3%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1890

Elevation: 748 feet

Land area: 7.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,801 people per square mile   (low).

Rantoul,IL real estate house value index trend

Rantoul, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Rantoul:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rantoul village:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

960 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This village:  7.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Rantoul, Illinois as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rantoul to the number of sex offenders is 562 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,196 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,658 (2.3%)

Rantoul satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (14.5 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (109.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Thomasboro, IL (2.2 miles ), Ludlow, IL (2.4 miles ), Gifford, IL (2.6 miles ), Fisher, IL (3.2 miles ), Penfield, IL (3.3 miles) , Paxton, IL (3.3 miles ), Royal, IL (3.5 miles ), Elliott, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $458,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $26,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 88.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -786 (-6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,713 (45.2%)

Area code: 217

Rantoul household income distribution Rantoul home values distribution

Crime rates in Rantoul by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.07.90.08.18.10.00.00.00.0
Rapes 131277131416172811201617
per 100,000 101.192.954.253.899.9111.1128.2138.1225.890.2165.9123.3130.9
Robberies 51210104817142017103829
per 100,000 38.992.977.476.930.763.5136.2113.7161.3139.5854.6631.769.3
Assaults 87969494901001001131338761086
per 100,000 676.7743.1727.7722.8691.8793.4801.1918.01072.4713.849.877.0662.0
Burglaries 96119154154149100103105122130123110106
per 100,000 746.7921.21192.11184.21145.4793.4825.1853.0983.71066.51020.5847.5816.0
Thefts 406398414414282360243245206188181145157
per 100,000 3157.83081.03204.83183.42167.72856.21946.61990.41661.01542.41501.71117.11208.6
Auto thefts 223325252116192317177147
per 100,000 171.1255.5193.5192.2161.4126.9152.2186.9137.1139.558.1107.953.9
Arson 6411327457313
per 100,000 46.731.07.77.723.115.956.132.540.357.424.97.723.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 432.7472.7452.4449.4419.5476.2464.9513.7624.0416.4551.2428.6378.7

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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 Rantoul detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -4,455 (-25.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Rantoul, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rantoul-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Rantoul village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rantoul-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 128.9 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 103.6 miles away from Rantoul 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 161.5 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 127.5 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 118.5 miles away from Rantoul 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 229.5 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 Champaign County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rantoul topographic map

Birthplace of: Blake Schilb - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers), Ken Coffey - Football player, Ron Wells - Football player, Wendell Yuponce - Composer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Rantoul:

  • ILLINOIS KNIGHTS TEMPLAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • PAXTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF PAXTON (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER - FORD COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAXTON, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • PROVENA HOSPICE, URBANA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CARE CENTRE OF URBANA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; URBANA, IL)

Airports located in Rantoul:

Amtrak stations near Rantoul:

  • 1 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.
  • 14 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rantoul:

  • Parkland College (about 14 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 15 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 33 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 47 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 47 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 49 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Richland Community College (about 49 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public high school in Rantoul:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rantoul:

Private elementary/middle school in Rantoul:

  • ST MALACHY SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 340 E BELLE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rantoul, map of school districts: RANTOUL CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 137, RANTOUL TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 193

Library in Rantoul:

  • RANTOUL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $438,446; Location: 106 WEST FLESSNER AVENUE; 57,349 books; 21 e-books; 2,869 audio materials; 2,617 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 124 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Immanuel Baptist Church (Southern Baptist) 1281 Eater Dr., Rantoul

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Notable locations in Rantoul: Willow Pond Golf Course (A), Rantoul Industrial Park (B), Rantoul Public Library (C), Rantoul Municipal Building (D), Rantoul Civic Center (E), Rantoul Fire Department Station 3 and Training Grounds (F), Rantoul Fire Department Station 2 (G), Rantoul Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rantoul Plaza Shopping Center (1), Maple Grove Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rantoul include: American Lutheran Church (A), Bethany Park Christian Church (B), Bible Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), First Baptist Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Greater New Light Baptist Church (H), Immanuel Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eden Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rantoul include: Hap Parker Pool (1), Maplewood Sports Complex (2), Mary Alice Park (3), North Drive Park (4), Ryan Park (5), Wabash Park (6), Winston Park (7), Glenwood Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chanute Air Museum (1011 Pacesetter Drive).

Hotels: Best Western Heritage Inn (420 South Murray Road), Days Inn (I-57 & US136), Better 'n Grandma's Overniters (102 South Meyers Street).

Champaign 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 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rantoul and their reported violations in the past:

HARDYS REINDEER RANCH (Population served: 324, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2008)
EAST SIDE MHP (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • CHANUTE AFB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.1%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.6% for Black residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Rantoul in 2010:

  • 269 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Rantoul, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Rantoul compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Rantoul (2011 data):

  • Busey Bank: Maple Grove Branch at 1231 East Grove Street, branch established on 1995/03/13; Prairie Village Branch at 200 West International Drive, branch established on 1995/12/05. Info updated 2010/01/25: Bank assets: $3,345.6 mil, Deposits: $2,767.4 mil, headquarters in Champaign, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: First Busey Corporation
  • Bank of Rantoul: Bank Of Rantoul at 201 East Champaign, branch established on 1920/11/25; Rantoul Facility at 1295 East Grove Street, branch established on 1982/11/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $214.0 mil, Deposits: $173.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Rantoul, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Rantoul Walmart Branch at 416 S Murray, branch established on 2007/07/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • First Bank & Trust, S.B.: Rantoul First Branch at 1500 East Grove Street, branch established on 1952/08/19. Info updated 2009/04/28: Bank assets: $392.6 mil, Deposits: $303.8 mil, headquarters in Paris, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Banctrust Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rantoul, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Rantoul, 207 S Murray, Rantoul, IL 61866 , Phone: (217) 893-8888
  • Magnuson Hotel Heritage Inn, 420 S Murray Rd, Rantoul, IL 61866 , Phone: (217) 892-9292, Fax: (217) 892-4318
  • Rantoul Motel, 301 N Century, Rantoul, IL 61866 , Phone: (217) 893-1415
  • Days Inn Rantoul, 801 W Champaign Ave, Rantoul, IL 61866 , Phone: (217) 893-0700
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rantoul, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Rantoul village (based on Champaign County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.83%
Here: 41.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents26.0%11.7%10.5%5.4%5.0%
Congregations10.4%17.9%6.4%2.9%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchVineyard USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.7%4.5%3.7%3.0%25.5%
Congregations5.2%4.6%0.6%1.2%44.5%
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: 33
Champaign County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Champaign County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Champaign County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Here:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Champaign County:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

9.5%
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 8$33,066$49,5990$0
Other Government Administration 6$31,307$62,6148$10,294
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$159
Police Protection - Officers 29$156,120$64,6014$1,356
Police - Other 8$27,667$41,5011$1,827
Firefighters 0$0 32$18,759
Streets and Highways 6$23,429$46,8580$0
Airports 1$4,370$52,4400$0
Sewerage 13$56,876$52,5010$0
Parks and Recreation 6$23,070$46,14061$25,641
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,217$49,3021$2,858
Water Supply 6$27,151$54,3020$0
Electric Power 12$58,817$58,8170$0
Gas Supply 3$11,747$46,9880$0
Local Libraries 7$19,173$32,86824$16,161
Other and Unallocable 21$87,100$49,7710$0
Totals for Government 128$568,110$53,260132$77,055

Rantoul government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $90,000 ($6.90)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,715,000 ($821.89)
    Gas Utilities: $2,775,000 ($212.86)
    Police Protection: $2,302,000 ($176.57)
    General - Other: $2,168,000 ($166.30)
    Financial Administration: $1,622,000 ($124.42)
    Air Transportation: $1,307,000 ($100.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,269,000 ($97.34)
    Sewerage: $990,000 ($75.94)
    Water Utilities: $719,000 ($55.15)
    Libraries: $341,000 ($26.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $257,000 ($19.71)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($3.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $499,000 ($38.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $735,000 ($56.38)
    Financial Administration: $383,000 ($29.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $245,000 ($18.79)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,857,000 ($525.96)

Rantoul government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,820,000 ($139.60)
    Sewerage: $1,381,000 ($105.93)
    All Other: $492,000 ($37.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $483,000 ($37.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $488,000 ($37.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $289,000 ($22.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $138,000 ($10.59)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $13,005,000 ($997.55)
    Gas Utilities: $2,907,000 ($222.98)
    Water Utilities: $1,309,000 ($100.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,472,000 ($189.61)
    Highways: $402,000 ($30.84)
  • Tax - Property: $2,457,000 ($188.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,117,000 ($162.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $965,000 ($74.02)
    Other License: $71,000 ($5.45)

Rantoul government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,115,000 ($545.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,685,000 ($512.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000 ($32.98)

Rantoul government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,798,000 ($981.67)

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.74% ($27,410 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.34% ($31,189)
from Douglas County, IL  0.19% ($34,770)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($725 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.87% ($32,640 average AGI)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($28,860)
to McLean County, IL  0.21% ($35,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rantoul:

  • WJCI (1460 AM; 1 kW; RANTOUL, IL)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rantoul:

  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rantoul:

  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Rantoul fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total average daily traffic: 80,384
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,627

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rantoul, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rantoul)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1011 Pacesetter Dr (Lat: 40.294750 Lon: -88.152000), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPNT455
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 06/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2004, Certifier: William R Scott
    Registrant: Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum, 1011 Pacesetter Dr, Rantoul, IL 61866, Fax: (217) 892-5774
  • Lat: 40.308361 Lon: -88.155861, Call Sign: KD48152
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.612 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 469.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 06/21/2015, Certifier: Brian Jensen
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • Rt 1 4 Mi W (Lat: 40.297250 Lon: -88.200056), Call Sign: KBF340
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 12/29/2021
    Registrant: Jim Warner Farms, 1193 Cr. 2900 N., Rantoul, IL 61866, Phone: (217) 893-8358, Email:
  • Ludlow Sub Sta No 71 4 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.354472 Lon: -88.211722), Call Sign: WGZ891
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/2012, Expiration Date: 08/05/2022
    Registrant: Prairie Power Inc, Jacksonville, IL 62651, Phone: (217) 245-6161, Fax: (217) 245-1705, Email:
  • 725 W. Champaign Ave (Lat: 40.308083 Lon: -88.172861), Call Sign: WQBD904
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 464.137 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/24/2014, Certifier: James E Mccann Sr.
    Registrant: Erc Parts, Inc., 4001 Cobb International Blvd., Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (800) 241-6880, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:
  • Lat: 40.317750 Lon: -88.200222, Call Sign: WQNG364
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 464.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 01/27/2021, Certifier: Stephen V Kaufman
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rantoul)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rantoul)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$77,20916$49,65540$97,2017$36,2491$608,12016$68,636
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$82,9490$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$62,6874$77,31322$76,3055$39,6960$01$42,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$58,4300$012$91,5090$00$01$107,360
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$81,8671$42,2800$01$60,620

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.01, 0102.03, 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$03$75,3930$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$47,3901$106,8401$64,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.01, 0102.03, 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
  • Hazardous Condition: 42
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Rantoul

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rantoul, IL
Most common first names in Rantoul, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7772.4 years
Mary7179.4 years
William6273.7 years
Robert6070.2 years
Charles4476.5 years
James4471.4 years
Helen3180.2 years
Dorothy3076.6 years
Joseph2876.3 years
Margaret2582.5 years
Most common last names in Rantoul, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3276.4 years
Smith3074.4 years
Quinlan1883.8 years
Little1672.6 years
Miller1676.6 years
Evans1579.7 years
Jones1474.4 years
Martin1371.0 years
Brown1372.0 years
Davis1275.3 years
Businesses in Rantoul, IL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1KFC1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1Long John Silver's1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1

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  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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