Springerton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 104 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.4%
 
Males: 43  (41.9%)
Females: 61  (58.1%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip code: 62887

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,398 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
Springerton:

$47,398
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,884 (it was $12,568 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $54,341 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
Springerton:

$54,341
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $73,246; detached houses: $83,181; mobile homes: $29,365
March 2019 cost of living index in Springerton: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
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  • Races in Springerton, IL (2010)
    • 10797.3%White alone
    • 21.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (31.8%), American (28.8%), Irish (27.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/30/1894

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 829 people per square mile   (low).

Springerton, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,097 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (46.0 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (106.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (255.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mill Shoals, IL (2.2 miles ),
Enfield, IL (2.4 miles ),
Burnt Prairie, IL (2.7 miles),
Belle Prairie City, IL (3.4 miles),
McLeansboro, IL (3.4 miles ),
Carmi, IL (3.5 miles ),
Norris City, IL (3.7 miles ),
Fairfield, IL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 88.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Distribution of median household income in Springerton, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Springerton, IL in 2017

Springerton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Springerton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.1%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.6%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (6.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.6%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (12.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.6%)
  • Public administration (25.9%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
Most common occupations in Springerton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.7%)
  • Extraction workers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Top executives (6.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (18.5%)
  • Registered nurses (14.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)
  • Child care workers (7.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.4%)

Average climate in Springerton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Springerton village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Springerton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 31.7 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 51.2 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 34.0 miles away from Springerton 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 34.4 miles away from Springerton 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 95.2 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 31.9 miles away from Springerton 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 White County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Springerton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Springerton:

  • ENFIELD REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ENFIELD, IL)
  • MEADOWBROOK ESTATES (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • MCLEANSBORO REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • WABASH CHRISTIAN RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARMI, IL)
  • PHOENIX REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARMI, IL)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE OF IL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARMI, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springerton:

  • Rend Lake College (about 31 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 36 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 48 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • John A Logan College (about 50 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 53 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 57 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)

Points of interest:

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White County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

60.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Springerton:

Marital status in Springerton, IL
  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Springerton:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Springerton, IL (based on White County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25533
Mainline Protestant1,38617
Catholic9602
Other822
None6,982-
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: 5
White County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.5%
Illinois:

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

9.7%
Illinois:

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 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$1,188
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,178
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 16$2,366

4.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, IL  0.62% ($40,235 average AGI)
from Edwards County, IL  0.42% ($28,000)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.40% ($37,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Springerton:

  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WFIW (1390 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Springerton:

  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.5mTotal length
  • 4,160Total average daily traffic
  • 879Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,415Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Springerton, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Springerton, IL

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WX0A, Previous Call Sign: KE0ZL, Licensee ID: L00164916, Grant Date: 10/15/2009, Expiration Date: 10/23/2019, Certifier: Robert C York Sr, Registrant: Robert C York Sr, Rt 1 Box 134, Springerton, IL 62887

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Springerton, IL
  • 73.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 6.5%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Springerton, IL
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Springerton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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