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Perry County

Population in 2012: 215 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 

Males: 107  (49.8%)
Females: 108  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 62832.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,890 (it was $35,455 in 2000)
St. Johns:

$44,890
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $41,101

St. Johns village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $33,722 (it was $46,300 in 2000)
St. Johns:

$33,722
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,200; Detached houses: $95,900; Mobile homes: $40,500

Median gross rent in 2011: $483.

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  • White alone - 198 (90.4%)
  • Black alone - 13 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Johns: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (25.0%), English (24.3%), German (13.5%), United States (7.4%), Scottish (5.4%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/06/1912

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in St. Johns:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 25.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

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

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.8%
Illinois:  13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $800 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $325 (1.2%)

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 ), Pinckneyville, IL (2.9 miles ), Elkville, IL (2.9 miles ), North City, IL (3.2 miles ), Vergennes, IL (3.2 miles ), Valier, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 89.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)

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Tornado activity:

St. Johns-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 179% 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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 47% 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 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 St. Johns center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 73.4 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 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/medical centers near St. Johns:

  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; DU QUOIN, IL)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 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:

  • John A Logan College (about 22 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 22 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 37 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 51 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 52 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 67 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 69 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)

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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
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.0%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Johns, IL

St. Johns compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


St. Johns travel time to work - commute


St. Johns mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.55%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents45.5%25.6%7.5%5.4%4.3%
Congregations37.8%11.1%6.7%4.4%2.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.8%2.3%1.8%1.7%3.1%
Congregations6.7%6.7%4.4%6.7%13.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 ($167.44)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($102.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $12,000 ($55.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($18.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($88.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($23.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($18.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($130.23)
    All Other: $20,000 ($93.02)
    Highways: $6,000 ($27.91)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($23.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $216,000 ($1004.65)

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, IL  1.11% ($23,821 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IL  0.70% ($29,660)
from Franklin County, IL  0.40% ($27,967)


5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson County, IL  0.95% ($23,611 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.55% ($19,476)
to Randolph County, IL  0.49% ($27,351)

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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