Southern View, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,646 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 768  (46.7%)
Females: 878  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62703.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,916 (it was $37,964 in 2000)
Southern View:

$43,916
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,843 (it was $18,633 in 2000)

Southern View village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,026 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Southern View:

$92,026
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $159,763; Detached houses: $166,252; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,486; In 2-unit structures: $161,198; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $331,788; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,021; Mobile homes: $46,571

Median gross rent in 2016: $892.

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  • Races in Southern View, IL (2010)

    Southern View races chart
    • 1,52592.9%White alone
    • 412.5%Black alone
    • 271.6%Hispanic
    • 231.4%Two or more races
    • 171.0%Asian alone
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Southern View: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.4%), German (14.2%), Irish (7.5%), English (6.7%), European (5.6%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1939

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 3,125 people per square mile   (average).

Southern View,IL real estate house value index trend

Southern View, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Southern View:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southern View village:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

55 residents are foreign born (0.4% Latin America).

This village:

2.7%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,525 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,783 (1.8%)

Southern View satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (1.9 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (84.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jerome, IL (1.3 miles ), Springfield, IL (1.4 miles ), Leland Grove, IL (1.5 miles ), Grandview, IL (2.1 miles ), Rochester, IL (2.4 miles ), Clear Lake, IL (2.4 miles ), Chatham, IL (2.5 miles ), Curran, IL (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000

Latitude: 39.76 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Southern View household income distribution Southern View home values distribution

Crime rates in Southern View by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2201031000
per 100,000 118.0119.30.058.70.0181.160.90.00.00.0
Robberies 00131202318
per 100,000 0.00.060.7176.259.5120.70.0121.8186.51,092.9
Assaults 4442132111102
per 100,000 236.0238.7242.9117.4772.9120.7669.9669.90.0121.4
Burglaries 5598101481510
per 100,000 295.0298.3546.4469.8594.5844.9487.260.9310.8607.2
Theft 33332727564664394141
per 100,000 1,946.91,969.01,639.31,585.43,329.42,776.13,897.72,375.22,548.22,489.4
Auto thefts 1110412002
per 100,000 59.059.760.70.0237.860.4121.80.00.0121.4
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 238.5241.2170.9219.6366.2380.2382.5269.8179.6503.9

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Crime rate in Southern View detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Illinois average:

2.52
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -350 (-17.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Southern View, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Southern View, Illinois average temperatures Southern View, Illinois average precipitation Southern View, Illinois humidity Southern View, Illinois wind speed Southern View, Illinois snowfall Southern View, Illinois sunshine Southern View, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Southern View-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Southern View village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southern View-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 130.8 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 114.5 miles away from Southern View 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 158.5 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 131.2 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 116.0 miles away from Southern View 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 179.2 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 Sangamon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southern View topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Southern View:

  • GLENWOOD TERRACE-SPRINGFIELD (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • GAINES MILL PLACE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • TAYLOR HOUSE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • CURTISS COURT (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ADLOFF PLACE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • DAVITA - SPRINGFIELD MONTVALE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Southern View:

  • 4 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southern View:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 3 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 4 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 37 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 42 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 62 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 63 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 63 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)

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Sangamon 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 62.0. This is better than average.

City:

62.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.1%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.2% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  52.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.1

Southern View travel time to work - commute Southern View mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Southern View village (based on Sangamon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
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: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

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

13.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Southern View:

52.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Southern View:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Southern View:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Southern View:

10.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Southern View:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Southern View:

57.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Southern View:

78.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Southern View, 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$2,608
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$4,222
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,344$36,6887$7,526
Streets and Highways 3$7,924$31,6960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,062$24,7440$0
Totals for Government 10$28,330$33,99619$14,356

Southern View government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $458,000 ($278.25)
    Police Protection: $188,000 ($114.22)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($72.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($41.92)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($3.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($21.26)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($15.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $244,000 ($148.24)

Southern View government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $185,000 ($112.39)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($15.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $271,000 ($164.64)
    Highways: $49,000 ($29.77)
    All Other: $32,000 ($19.44)
  • Tax - Property: $53,000 ($32.20)
    NEC: $18,000 ($10.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $779,000 ($473.27)

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($69 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.38% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.22% ($37,706)
from Christian County, IL  0.19% ($36,387)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($35,734 average AGI)
to Christian County, IL  0.19% ($32,861)
to Menard County, IL  0.19% ($37,592)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southern View:

  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southern View:

  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W205BG (88.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Southern View:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)

Southern View fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 2004 00:22 AM, Ring Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Southern View 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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