Spring Valley, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 5,400 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 
Males: 2,611  (48.4%)
Females: 2,789  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61362.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,937 (it was $38,775 in 2000)
Spring Valley:

$47,937
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,352 (it was $19,467 in 2000)

Spring Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,917 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Spring Valley:

$91,917
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,941; Detached houses: $122,907; Townhouses or other attached units: $135,884; In 2-unit structures: $94,753; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,420; Mobile homes: $46,755

Median gross rent in 2013: $565.

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  • Races in Spring Valley, IL (2013)

    Spring Valley races chart
    • 4,48081.5%White alone
    • 77814.1%Hispanic
    • 1071.9%Black alone
    • 581.1%Two or more races
    • 571.0%Asian alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Spring Valley: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (19.4%), German (18.9%), Irish (12.0%), Polish (7.2%), English (6.7%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1886

Land area: 3.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,390 people per square mile   (low).

Spring Valley,IL real estate house value index trend

Spring Valley, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Spring Valley:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spring Valley city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

332 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

6.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Spring Valley, Illinois as of April 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Spring Valley to the number of sex offenders is 1,088 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,169 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,806 (1.9%)

Spring Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (47.1 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (86.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dalzell, IL (1.6 miles ), Ladd, IL (2.0 miles ), Peru, IL (2.0 miles ), Seatonville, IL (2.1 miles ), Granville, IL (2.2 miles ), Mark, IL (2.2 miles ), Standard, IL (2.2 miles ), De Pue, IL (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $269,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $269,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $185,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 89.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -150 (-2.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 823 (32.2%)

Area code: 815

Spring Valley household income distribution Spring Valley home values distribution

Crime rates in Spring Valley by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 222323131002
per 100,000 37.137.137.255.937.455.818.655.918.30.00.036.4
Robberies 111003101290
per 100,000 18.518.518.60.00.055.818.60.018.337.3161.40.0
Assaults 666727135105
per 100,000 111.2111.2111.6130.537.4130.118.655.991.718.70.090.9
Burglaries 294747362422241233202127
per 100,000 537.2870.7873.9671.4449.3408.9446.5223.4605.5373.4376.7490.7
Thefts 849898114122998585100898385
per 100,000 1,556.11,815.51,822.22,126.12,283.81,840.11,581.41,582.61,834.91,661.71,488.81,544.9
Auto thefts 3551128212101
per 100,000 55.692.693.0205.137.4148.737.218.636.718.70.018.2
Arson 100030000102
per 100,000 18.50.00.00.056.20.00.00.00.018.70.036.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 170.5209.2210.0231.3172.1212.4128.3143.7165.8115.0141.7152.7

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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 Spring Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Spring Valley, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spring Valley-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Spring Valley city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/20/2004, a category F3 tornado 6.7 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spring Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 210.7 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 186.8 miles away from Spring Valley center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 18.1 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 243.1 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) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from Spring Valley center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 198.1 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 Bureau County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spring Valley topographic map

Birthplace of: J. A. Happ - Baseball player, Chad Durbin - Baseball player, Mike Goff - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Jan 6, 1976), Brian Allard - Baseball player, Frank J. Mautino - Politician, Mike Goff (American football) - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Spring Valley:

  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 600 E 1ST ST)
  • FMC - SPRING VALLEY (12 B WOLFER INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)
  • PRAIRIELAND HOME CARE (409 EAST SECOND STREET)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (1300 NORTH GREENWOOD STREET)

Heliports located in Spring Valley:

Amtrak stations near Spring Valley:

  • 15 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 17 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring Valley:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 46 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Illinois Central College (about 47 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 48 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Bradley University (about 49 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 51 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 54 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

Public high school in Spring Valley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Spring Valley:

See full list of schools located in Spring Valley, map of school districts: SPRING VALLEY COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 99, HALL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 502

Library in Spring Valley:

  • RICHARD A. MAUTINO MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,801; Location: 215 EAST CLEVELAND STREET; 34,207 books; 1,164 audio materials; 2,035 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Spring Valley: Abbey Orchard (A), Richard A Mautino Memorial Library (B), 10 / 33 Ambulance (C), Spring Valley Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spring Valley include: Saint George Orthodox Church (A), Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church (B), Templo Christiano (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Bede Abbey (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Annes Catholic Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Saint Valentines Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Spring Valley: Kirby Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: B D M Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 230 West Saint Paul Street).

Bureau 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 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spring Valley and their reported violations in the past:

LUCIANAS RURAL OAKS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2007)
SPRING CREEK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (FEB-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Spring Valley in 2010:

  • 71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Spring Valley in 2000:

  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in religious group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Spring Valley 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Spring Valley (2011 data):

  • Citizens First National Bank: Spring Valley Branch at 100 East Dakota Street, branch established on 1961/01/01. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Spring Valley City Bank: at 315 North Cornelia Street, branch established on 1905/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $196.8 mil, Deposits: $169.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Spring Valley Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Illinois average:

12.4

Spring Valley travel time to work - commute Spring Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spring Valley city (based on Bureau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,99930
Catholic4,56414
Evangelical Protestant4,39728
Other881
Orthodox701
None19,860-
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: 4
Bureau County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Bureau County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Bureau County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bureau County:

26.0%
Illinois:

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

13.7%
State:

14.5%
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 1$4,532$54,3840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$5,983
Police Protection - Officers 15$57,323$45,8584$2,057
Police - Other 0$0 7$3,306
Streets and Highways 4$16,333$48,9990$0
Sewerage 2$8,615$51,6900$0
Water Supply 3$10,556$42,2240$0
Local Libraries 0$0 5$4,716
Other and Unallocable 3$8,663$34,6523$3,023
Totals for Government 28$106,022$45,43830$19,085

Spring Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $698,000 ($129.26)
    Regular Highways: $485,000 ($89.81)
    Sewerage: $363,000 ($67.22)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($67.22)
    Financial Administration: $274,000 ($50.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($40.37)
    Central Staff Services: $156,000 ($28.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $82,000 ($15.19)
    Libraries: $80,000 ($14.81)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($10.00)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($8.89)
    Health Services - Other: $36,000 ($6.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,237,000 ($229.07)
    Benefit Payments: $83,000 ($15.37)
    Withdrawals: $4,000 ($0.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($22.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,057,000 ($195.74)

Spring Valley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $359,000 ($66.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($20.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($3.33)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $78,000 ($14.44)
    Local Employee Contribution: $22,000 ($4.07)
    From Local Government: $22,000 ($4.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($5.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $178,000 ($32.96)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($11.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $485,000 ($89.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $841,000 ($155.74)
    Highways: $150,000 ($27.78)
    All Other: $12,000 ($2.22)
    Public Welfare: $4,000 ($0.74)
  • Tax - Property: $618,000 ($114.44)
    Public Utilities: $33,000 ($6.11)
    NEC: $33,000 ($6.11)

Spring Valley government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,928,000 ($357.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $888,000 ($164.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $730,000 ($135.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $310,000 ($57.41)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($13.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,385,000 ($256.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $54,000 ($10.00)

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 La Salle County, IL  1.25% ($29,511 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.25% ($29,889)
from Putnam County, IL  0.25% ($27,139)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 La Salle County, IL  1.40% ($27,837 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.28% ($29,878)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($33,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring Valley:

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring Valley:

  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Spring Valley:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Spring Valley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Spring Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 17,450Total average daily traffic
  • 754Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,072Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Spring Valley)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 500 N Taylor (Lat: 41.328917 Lon: -89.205083), Call Sign: KAA273
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • First & Taylor Sts (Lat: 41.328917 Lon: -89.205361), Call Sign: KNDS637
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 09/02/2022
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 315 W Second St (Lat: 41.328639 Lon: -89.204528), Type: Building, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPRR427
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2010, Expiration Date: 12/22/2020, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Microcomm Inc, 6980 W 153rd St, Overland Park, KS 66223, Phone: (913) 681-6349, Fax: (913) 681-2753
  • Lat: 41.350833 Lon: -89.223667, Call Sign: WPSF269
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz, 451.775 MHz, 451.950 MHz, 452.175 MHz, 452.350 MHz, 452.725 MHz, 456.300 MHz, 461.175 MHz, 461.375 MHz, 461.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/03/2021, Certifier: Not Original
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 340-8876, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:
  • Lat: 41.327500 Lon: -89.199722, Call Sign: WPUU382
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 05/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2012, Certifier: John Addis
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 41.328222 Lon: -89.193167, Call Sign: WPWQ967, Licensee ID: L00109283
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2003, Expiration Date: 01/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013, Certifier: Lawrence A Wight
    Registrant: St. Margaret\'s Hospital
  • LS 3, Ls 3 0.17 M E Of Oak St. & 0.6 M N Of Rr Tracks (Lat: 41.317778 Lon: -89.174722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQGQ220
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2007, Expiration Date: 03/20/2017, Certifier: James Narczewski
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LADD, 1563 7county Road 3200 East (Lat: 41.373361 Lon: -89.238361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQHR537
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2007, Expiration Date: 10/16/2017, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rt 89 S Illinois River (Lat: 41.352528 Lon: -89.149806), Type: Building, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WHH361
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015
    Registrant: Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN 55440-5606, Phone: (952) 742-6183, Fax: (952) 742-4551, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spring Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • BSD AVIATION, 110 Willow Trl, Spring Valley, IL 61362
    Certificate: D002718 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2008, Expiration Date: 03/09/2009

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2430Y , Serial Number: 32R-8513002, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold H Trustee Buckman, Po Box 188, Spring Valley, IL 61362
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS N-56 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 56TK , Serial Number: 540, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David R Shaddock, 1011 W 4th St, Spring Valley, IL 61362, Other Owners: Linnette T Shaddock
  • Aircraft: SWEARINGEN SA-226T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 180 mph), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 742AB , Serial Number: T-366
    Registrant (Corporation): Buckman Aviation LLC, Po Box 188, Spring Valley, IL 61362

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Spring Valley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spring Valley, IL
Most common first names in Spring Valley, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11780.7 years
John11177.9 years
Joseph8877.5 years
James5372.9 years
Frank4878.0 years
Charles3676.6 years
Robert3573.0 years
Margaret3480.6 years
William3374.7 years
Edward3275.7 years
Most common last names in Spring Valley, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Terando1677.7 years
Smith1474.8 years
Riva1379.9 years
Baracani1275.2 years
Barto1179.0 years
Johnson1082.7 years
Braida985.7 years
Miller974.0 years
Meyer971.3 years
Yerly977.2 years
Businesses in Spring Valley, IL
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Jimmy John's1
FedEx1McDonald's1
Ford1Subway1

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 (61362) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.