Seymour, Illinois

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Population in 2010: 303.
Males: 72  (23.8%)
Females: 231  (76.2%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,335
Seymour:

$50,335
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,170

Seymour CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $161,500
Seymour:

$161,500
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $107,018; Detached houses: $107,688

Median gross rent in 2016: $853.

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  • Races in Seymour, IL (2010)

    Seymour races chart
    • 28694.4%White alone
    • 72.3%Black alone
    • 51.7%Hispanic
    • 20.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Seymour: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (63.0%), American (15.9%), English (2.9%), Irish (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 706 feet

For population 25 years and over in Seymour:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Seymour CDP:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 7.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.2%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Seymour, Illinois as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Seymour to the number of sex offenders is 185 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,645 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,715 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (8.8 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (122.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (126.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bondville, IL (1.8 miles ), White Heath, IL (2.2 miles ), Mahomet, IL (2.5 miles ), Lake of the Woods, IL (2.7 miles ), Mansfield, IL (2.9 miles ), Champaign, IL (3.0 miles ), Monticello, IL (3.1 miles ), Savoy, IL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.11 N, Longitude: 88.43 W

Area code: 217

Seymour household income distribution Seymour home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (81%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (37%)
  • Management occupations (31%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (43%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Tornado activity:

Seymour-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Seymour place center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused $9 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seymour-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 118.1 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 93.5 miles away from Seymour 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 150.7 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 117.0 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 106.3 miles away from Seymour 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 212.0 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Seymour:

  • CHAMPAIGN CHILDRENS HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CHAMPAIGN SURGICENTER, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • HELIA HEALTHCARE OF CHAMPAIGN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • PROVENA HOSPICE, URBANA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CARLE PAVILION INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)

Airports and heliports located in Seymour:

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Amtrak stations near Seymour:

  • 10 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.
  • 15 miles: FARMER CITY (FRAMER CITY, BON AIR REST., 912 E. CLINTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymour:

  • Parkland College (about 8 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 11 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Richland Community College (about 30 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 35 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 40 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 41 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 43 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

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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 2013 was 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.75
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 42.2%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Illinois average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seymour CDP (based on Champaign County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,618111
Mainline Protestant16,65254
Catholic15,21517
Other6,44120
Black Protestant1,4517
Orthodox5952
None132,109-
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: 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%

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 Seymour:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBCP (1580 AM; 0 kW; URBANA, IL)
  • 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.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seymour:

  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • W201CK (88.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seymour:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • 28,800Total average daily traffic
  • 5,760Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • RICHARD A HAMILTON, 1.5 Mi Se (Lat: 40.098056 Lon: -88.401944), Type: 89.9, Structure height: 17019 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 3145543545, Rhamilton@ameren.Com, 1901 CHOUTEAU AVE.
  • 1.5 Mi Se (Lat: 40.098056 Lon: -88.401944), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 2175255581, Ken_lindley@ue.Com, 607 E ADAMS

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mi N I72 On Rt 47 .7 Mi W (Lat: 40.156417 Lon: -88.421722), Call Sign: KUI923, Licensee ID: L00031029
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHzGrant Date: 11/01/1999, Expiration Date: 01/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2005Registrant: John D Jay, 225 Cr 1900 N, Seymour, IL 61875, Phone: (217) 687-4220

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: W3HDH, Licensee ID: L00163698, Grant Date: 07/22/2009, Expiration Date: 10/16/2019, Certifier: Douglas R Maddox, Registrant: Douglas R Maddox, 144 Oaktree Rd, Seymour, IL 61875
  • Call Sign: KC9BSF, Licensee ID: L00510909, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Philip M Mullins, Registrant: Philip M Mullins, Seymour, IL 61875
  • Call Sign: KC9YFM, Licensee ID: L01646675, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2013, Certifier: Landon T Clipp, Registrant: Landon T Clipp, 141 Woodlake Rd, Seymour, IL 61875
  • Call Sign: K9LTC, Previous Call Sign: KC9YFM, Licensee ID: L01646675, Grant Date: 07/30/2013, Expiration Date: 07/30/2023, Certifier: Landon T Clipp, Registrant: Landon T Clipp, 141 Woodlake Rd, Seymour, IL 61875
  • Call Sign: KD9CCC, Licensee ID: L01888782, Grant Date: 09/19/2014, Expiration Date: 09/19/2024, Certifier: Joel L Jessup, Registrant: Joel L Jessup, 210 W Casper, Seymour, IL 61875

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9118Q , Serial Number: D-9225, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1970
    Registrant (Partnership): John W Litchfield, 240 County Road 1300n, Seymour, IL 61875, Other Owners: Gary G Robinson

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Seymour compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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