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Population in 2012: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.9%
 

Males: 63  (55.4%)
Females: 52  (44.6%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62674

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,401 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Scottville:

$59,401
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,877

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,396 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Scottville:

$52,396
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,341; Detached houses: $102,000; Mobile homes: $57,000

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  • White alone - 115 (99.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scottville: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (52.0%), Irish (12.0%), United States (12.0%), French (9.0%), English (7.0%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/25/1885

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 115 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Scottville:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottville village:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,400 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (2.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (32.0 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (59.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (207.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Modesto, IL (2.5 miles ), Palmyra, IL (2.6 miles ), Hettick, IL (3.0 miles) , Franklin, IL (3.2 miles ), Murrayville, IL (3.3 miles ), Greenfield, IL (3.3 miles ), Waverly, IL (3.4 miles ), Woodson, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 90.10 W

Area code: 217

Scottville household income distribution Scottville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-15.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (32%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)


Average climate in Scottville, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Scottville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Scottville village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scottville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Scottville center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Amtrak station near Scottville:

  • 18 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scottville:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 37 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 47 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 51 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • Lindenwood University (about 53 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 7,565)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 54 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)

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Notable locations in Scottville: Northwestern Area Ambulance and Rescue Service (A), Scottville - Modesto Rural Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.4. This is better than average.
City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  1.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Scottville, IL

Scottville compared to Illinois 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.
  • 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Scottville travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scottville village (based on Macoupin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.34%
Here51.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.1%18.2%12.5%12.1%4.9%
Congregations13.9%18.5%5.6%16.7%2.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.2%3.9%3.9%3.4%8.8%
Congregations7.4%3.7%5.6%2.8%23.1%
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: 15
This county:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Macoupin County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Macoupin County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

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

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $26,000 ($226.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($78.26)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($69.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($43.48)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($173.91)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($104.35)
    Highways: $4,000 ($34.78)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($26.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($556.52)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Madison County, IL  1.59% ($38,793 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.74% ($28,394)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.56% ($22,077)


6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Madison County, IL  1.54% ($36,507 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.88% ($30,073)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.75% ($26,734)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scottville:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scottville:

  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Scottville:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

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