Ruma, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 309 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.8%
Males: 160  (51.9%)
Females: 149  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62278.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,480 (it was $33,929 in 2000)
Ruma:

$68,480
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,867 (it was $16,176 in 2000)

Ruma village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,547 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Ruma:

$139,547
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,274; detached houses: $153,728; mobile homes: $152,745

Median gross rent in 2017: $741.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ruma: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
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  • Races in Ruma, IL (2010)
    • 30094.6%White alone
    • 92.8%Two or more races
    • 61.9%Black alone
    • 20.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ruma, Illinois as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ruma is 276 to 1.


Crime rates in Ruma by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(316.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(316.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(2,317)
1
(390.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(1,119)
4
(1,404)
4
(1,325)
0
(0.0)
2
(632.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(320.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(317.5)
2
(639.0)
4
(1,299)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(350.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)92.715.60.044.884.253.00.0110.80.012.80.012.725.651.9

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Crime rate in Ruma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: German (57.5%), American (17.3%), French (11.0%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/28/1879

Elevation: 442 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 753 people per square mile   (low).

Ruma, Illinois map

8 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia).

This village:

3.1%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,187 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,017 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (36.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Evansville, IL (2.2 miles ),
Red Bud, IL (2.3 miles ),
Prairie du Rocher, IL (2.5 miles ),
Baldwin, IL (3.0 miles ),
Ellis Grove, IL (3.1 miles ),
Ste. Genevieve, MO (3.3 miles ),
Hecker, IL (3.4 miles ),
Fults, IL (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 38.13 N, Longitude: 90.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Distribution of median household income in Ruma, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ruma, IL in 2017
Ruma satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ruma, IL residents
Average permit cost in Ruma, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Ruma, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (15.4%)
  • Food (10.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.8%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Health & personal care, except drug, stores (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Leather & allied products (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Ruma, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.7%)

Average climate in Ruma, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.879. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.879
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0773. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0773
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Ruma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.9 miles away from the Ruma village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ruma-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 116.8 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 71.5 miles away from Ruma 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 123.9 miles away from Ruma 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 109.0 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 121.2 miles away from Ruma 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 119.2 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 Randolph County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ruma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ruma:

  • ELLNER TERRACE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; EVANSVILLE, IL)
  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; RED BUD, IL)
  • RIVERVIEW AT THE PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • ST GENEVIEVE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • STE GENEVIEVE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • NEW ATHENS HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW ATHENS, IL)
  • BELLEFONTAINE PLACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WATERLOO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruma:

  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 27 miles; Belleville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,085)
  • Jefferson College (about 32 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • Mineral Area College (about 34 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • McKendree University (about 35 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Webster University (about 37 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Saint Louis University (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

Public high school in Ruma:

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Points of interest:

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Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

73.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

16 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Ruma:

Marital status in Ruma, IL
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ruma:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Illinois average:

12.2

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ruma
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ruma, IL (based on Randolph County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,74137
Catholic7,38110
Mainline Protestant4,35223
Black Protestant7073
Other2223
None11,073-
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: 8
Randolph County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Randolph County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Randolph County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Randolph County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Randolph County:

19.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ruma:

51.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Ruma:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ruma:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ruma, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$450
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$520
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$446
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$306
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,784
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,900
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,007
Totals for Government 0$0 19$6,413

Ruma government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $102,000 ($330.10)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($216.83)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($87.38)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($87.38)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($51.78)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($6.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($19.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($64.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,000 ($236.25)

Ruma government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $27,000 ($87.38)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($80.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($12.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($77.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($35.60)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($268.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $89,000 ($288.03)
    Highways: $10,000 ($32.36)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($58.25)
    Property: $12,000 ($38.83)

Ruma government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000 ($485.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($420.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($64.72)

Ruma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $254,000 ($822.01)

3.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($42,121 average AGI)
from Perry County, IL  0.47% ($34,709)
from Monroe County, IL  0.46% ($49,226)


4.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($32,935 average AGI)
to Monroe County, IL  0.51% ($124,550)
to Jackson County, IL  0.39% ($31,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruma:

  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruma:

  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ruma:

  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.0mTotal length
  • $317,161,000Total costs
  • 16,950Total average daily traffic
  • 1,745Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,774Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ruma, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ruma, IL

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 91 Meters N Of E Mill Street (Lat: 38.135833 Lon: -89.995556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPVV761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.637 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 09/16/2022, Certifier: Nancy J Schilling, Registrant: Warner Communications Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Fax: (314) 993-6980, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ruma, IL
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ruma, IL
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 44.4%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ruma compared to Illinois 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Ruma on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #69 (62278) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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