St. Johns, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 214 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 105  (49.5%)
Females: 109  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62832.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,535 (it was $35,455 in 2000)
St. Johns:

$44,535
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $39,632 (it was $15,802 in 2000)

St. Johns village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,771 (it was $46,300 in 2000)
St. Johns:

$29,771
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $50,286; Detached houses: $62,231; Mobile homes: $24,367

Median gross rent in 2013: $410.

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  • Races in St. Johns, IL (2010)

    St. Johns races chart
    • 19890.4%White alone
    • 135.9%Black alone
    • 41.8%Two or more races
    • 20.9%Other race alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Hispanic

Races in St. Johns detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Johns: 73.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (26.0%), German (14.4%), Irish (11.6%), United States (11.6%), Scottish (3.3%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/06/1912

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 304 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Johns,IL real estate house value index trend

St. Johns, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in St. Johns:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Johns village:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 26.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,037 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $375 (1.4%)

St. Johns satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (68.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (276.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Du Quoin, IL (1.3 miles ), Dowell, IL (2.5 miles ), Tamaroa, IL (2.7 miles ), Mulkeytown, IL (2.9 miles) , Pinckneyville, IL (2.9 miles ), Elkville, IL (2.9 miles ), North City, IL (3.2 miles ), Vergennes, IL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 89.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

St. Johns household income distribution St. Johns home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in St. Johns: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Johns, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Johns-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the St. Johns village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Johns-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 79.2 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 61.9 miles away from St. Johns 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 91.6 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 79.7 miles away from the city 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 106.4 miles away from St. Johns 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 81.8 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 Perry County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Johns topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Johns:

  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 1 miles away; DU QUOIN, IL)
  • FMC - DUQUOIN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DUQUOIN, IL)
  • FAIR ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DU QUOIN, IL)
  • FAIRVIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DU QUOIN, IL)
  • PERRY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)
  • LUKE MEMORIAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near St. Johns:

  • 2 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Johns:

  • Rend Lake College (about 19 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 22 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 22 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 37 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 51 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • McKendree University (about 51 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 52 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)

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Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

St. Johns compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Illinois average:

12.4

St. Johns travel time to work - commute St. Johns mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Johns village (based on Perry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34037
Catholic3,0295
Mainline Protestant2,36311
Black Protestant1781
Other-1
None9,440-
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
Perry County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Perry County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.0%
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
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$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$400
Totals for Government 0$0 9$450

St. Johns government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $36,000 ($168.22)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($102.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $12,000 ($56.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($18.69)

St. Johns government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($88.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($23.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($18.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($130.84)
    All Other: $20,000 ($93.46)
    Highways: $6,000 ($28.04)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($23.36)

St. Johns government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $216,000 ($1009.35)

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.93% ($24,211 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IL  0.56% ($29,814)
from Franklin County, IL  0.27% ($31,952)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.95% ($25,767 average AGI)
to Randolph County, IL  0.61% ($27,957)
to Franklin County, IL  0.52% ($30,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Johns:

  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0 kW; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: DUQUOIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Johns:

  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Johns:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)

St. Johns fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2003 11:36 PM, Us-51, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1986 09:30 PM, 51, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

St. Johns on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
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