Scottville, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 114 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.6%
 
Males: 63  (55.4%)
Females: 51  (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 (it was $14,362 in 2000)

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 2012: 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 (50.5%), United States (13.1%), Irish (11.1%), French (8.1%), English (6.1%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/25/1885

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 114 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Scottville:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottville village:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

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%)

Scottville satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scottville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 138.8 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 127.4 miles away from Scottville 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 162.4 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 162.9 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 139.8 miles away from Scottville center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 124.2 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 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).
Scottville topographic map

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: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 37 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 48 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lindenwood University (about 53 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 55 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • St Charles Community College (about 58 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.524. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.524
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.2

Lead (Pb) [µg/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.:

0.0147
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

Scottville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.34%
Here: 51.3%
USA: 50.2%

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
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
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 ($228.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($78.95)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($70.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($43.86)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($175.44)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($105.26)
    Highways: $4,000 ($35.09)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($26.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($561.40)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Madison County, IL  1.50% ($35,262 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.76% ($34,943)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.58% ($27,870)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Madison County, IL  1.51% ($33,631 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.77% ($32,986)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.54% ($31,713)

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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