Shawneetown, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,171 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.0%
 
Males: 512  (43.8%)
Females: 659  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62984.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,754 (it was $20,789 in 2000)
Shawneetown:

$32,754
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,887 (it was $17,834 in 2000)

Shawneetown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,096 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Shawneetown:

$62,096
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $68,908; Detached houses: $71,395; Mobile homes: $18,134

Median gross rent in 2016: $370.

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  • Races in Shawneetown, IL (2010)

    Shawneetown races chart
    • 1,16794.2%White alone
    • 332.7%Two or more races
    • 312.5%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shawneetown: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (32.6%), German (22.0%), English (14.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), American (2.5%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/29/1874

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 981 people per square mile   (low).

Shawneetown,IL real estate house value index trend

Shawneetown, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Shawneetown:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shawneetown city:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

14 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Shawneetown, Illinois as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Shawneetown to the number of sex offenders is 445 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,115 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $927 (1.6%)

Shawneetown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (39.0 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (128.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Old Shawneetown, IL (1.7 miles ), Junction, IL (1.7 miles) , Ridgway, IL (2.7 miles ), Equality, IL (3.0 miles ), New Haven, IL (3.7 miles ), Omaha, IL (3.7 miles ), Uniontown, KY (3.8 miles ), Morganfield, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.71 N, Longitude: 88.18 W

Area code: 618

Shawneetown household income distribution Shawneetown home values distribution

Crime rates in Shawneetown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2015 2016
Murders 000000000N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
Rapes 000100100N/A10
per 100,000 0.00.00.074.00.00.075.90.00.0N/A86.60.0
Robberies 000000002N/A01
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0164.1N/A0.087.0
Assaults 2251989730N/A33
per 100,000 141.8147.5366.61,406.4594.8668.2531.1229.40.0N/A259.7260.9
Burglaries 1185961220N/A73
per 100,000 70.973.7586.5370.1669.1445.4910.5152.90.0N/A606.1260.9
Theft 17172623252228612N/A109
per 100,000 1,205.71,253.71,906.21,702.41,858.71,633.32,124.4458.7984.4N/A865.8782.6
Auto thefts 11200201N/A011
per 100,000 70.973.7146.60.00.0148.50.076.5N/A0.086.687.0
Arson 000000200N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0151.70.00.0N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.2) 90.894.4210.6434.5240.1242.0315.681.095.286.9205.2134.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Shawneetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Illinois average:

2.81
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -166 (-10.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Shawneetown, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shawneetown-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Shawneetown city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 3/16/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shawneetown-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 53.5 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 29.0 miles away from Shawneetown 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 78.2 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 83.3 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 55.8 miles away from Shawneetown 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 120.4 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 Gallatin County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shawneetown topographic map

Birthplace of: James H. Wilson - Civil War Union major general.

Hospitals and medical centers in Shawneetown:

  • LORETTA NURSING HOME (LOGAN AND LINCOLN STREETS)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shawneetown:

  • RIDGWAY REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RIDGWAY, IL)
  • MORGANFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MORGANFIELD, KY)
  • PEARCE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)
  • FERRELL HOSPITAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; ELDORADO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shawneetown:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 33 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 45 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Rend Lake College (about 50 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 50 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 55 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)

Library in Shawneetown:

  • SHAWNEETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,690; Location: 320 NORTH LINCOLN BOULEVARD; 19,072 books; 297 audio materials; 513 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 13 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Shawneetown Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shawneetown include: Emmanuel United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bottoms (Tours & Charters; 13475 Round Pond Road).

Gallatin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.4%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
21 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
19 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Shawneetown, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Shawneetown (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Shawneetown Branch at 301 N Lincoln Blvd West, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.1

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

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 Shawneetown city (based on Gallatin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,45310
Catholic1,2464
Mainline Protestant2709
Other1-
None2,619-
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: 1
Gallatin County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Gallatin County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gallatin County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

15.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Shawneetown:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shawneetown:

22.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shawneetown:

9.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shawneetown:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shawneetown:

33.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Shawneetown:

77.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shawneetown, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,053
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$835
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$835
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,334$37,0020$0
Firefighters 0$0 43$1,335
Correction 0$0 1$334
Streets and Highways 2$4,111$24,6660$0
Sewerage 1$4,934$59,2080$0
Water Supply 1$4,934$59,2080$0
Gas Supply 1$2,056$24,6720$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,536
Totals for Government 9$28,369$37,82560$5,928

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $321,000 ($274.12)
    Water Utilities: $199,000 ($169.94)
    Central Staff Services: $154,000 ($131.51)
    Police Protection: $127,000 ($108.45)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($61.49)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($35.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($15.37)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($9.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $245,000 ($209.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($46.97)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $17,000 ($14.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($5.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $58,000 ($49.53)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($5.12)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $296,000 ($252.78)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($196.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $182,000 ($155.42)
    Highways: $41,000 ($35.01)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.71)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $63,000 ($53.80)
    Property: $46,000 ($39.28)
    NEC: $4,000 ($3.42)

Shawneetown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $913,000 ($779.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $877,000 ($748.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($30.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($88.81)

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Saline County, IL  1.40% ($44,034 average AGI)
from White County, IL  0.68% ($43,857)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Saline County, IL  2.26% ($34,723 average AGI)
to White County, IL  0.72% ($41,533)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.48% ($34,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shawneetown:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shawneetown:

  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Shawneetown:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Shawneetown fatal accident list:

May 2, 2012 08:35 AM, Sr-13, Lat: 37.70020, Lon: -88.14996, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 2009 09:27 AM, Sr-13, Mclean Rd, Lat: 37.71404, Lon: -88.19081, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shawneetown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Shawneetown, IL)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9OEH, Licensee ID: L01167293, Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 07/26/2016, Certifier: Steven M Green, Registrant: Steven M Green, 133 Green Drive, Shawneetown, IL 62984
  • Call Sign: KD9FKC, Licensee ID: L01999209, Grant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Steven C Simon, Registrant: Steven C Simon, 759 Main St, Shawneetown, IL 62984

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4818X , Serial Number: 15064868, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Justin M Schmitt, Po Box 914, Shawneetown, IL 62984

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Shawneetown, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3682.0 years
Charles2776.8 years
John2773.3 years
James2672.0 years
George2377.7 years
William2275.5 years
Robert1475.3 years
Helen1474.7 years
Henry1377.2 years
Thomas1271.4 years
Most common last names in Shawneetown, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2075.1 years
Drone1579.0 years
Logsdon1578.1 years
Patton1476.5 years
Oldham1364.4 years
Williams1069.4 years
Hall1070.8 years
Walker981.3 years
Moore979.6 years
Vickery975.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (0%)

Businesses in Shawneetown, IL

  • Ace Hardware: 1

Shawneetown compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Shawneetown on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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