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Population in 2012: 358 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 

Males: 164  (46.0%)
Females: 194  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  42.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62880.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,641 (it was $31,406 in 2000)
St. Peter:

$33,641
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,745

St. Peter village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,078 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
St. Peter:

$55,078
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $64,013; Detached houses: $70,744; Mobile homes: $19,137

Median gross rent in 2012: $242.

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  • White alone - 356 (99.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Peter: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (58.5%), United States (14.6%), English (6.8%), Irish (5.9%), French (2.4%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/12/1909

Elevation: 591 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 669 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in St. Peter:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

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

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,191 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,063 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (68.3 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (76.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farina, IL (2.2 miles ), Kinmundy, IL (2.6 miles ), Brownstown, IL (3.2 miles ), Alma, IL (3.3 miles ), Edgewood, IL (3.3 miles ), St. Elmo, IL (3.3 miles ), Iola, IL (3.5 miles) , Mason, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 88.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

St. Peter household income distribution St. Peter home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+9.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

St. Peter-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the St. Peter village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Peter-area historical earthquake activity is above Illinois state average. It is 64% 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 59.6 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 52.2 miles away from St. Peter 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 84.2 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 60.6 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 45.1 miles away from St. Peter center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 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 Fayette County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near St. Peter:

  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF ST. ELMO (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ST ELMO, IL)
  • LUTHERAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ALTAMONT, IL)
  • FAYETTE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; VANDALIA, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in St. Peter, IL

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

  • Kaskaskia College (about 28 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • Lake Land College (about 48 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 57 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 60 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 63 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Millikin University (about 68 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 73 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)

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Notable location: Saint Peter Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in St. Peter: Saint Peter Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Old Saint Peter Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

St. Peter compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. Peter travel time to work - commute


St. Peter mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for St. Peter village (based on Fayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.13%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents37.3%15.1%14.5%9.3%7.4%
Congregations23.5%5.9%20.6%14.7%4.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents4.0%2.6%2.1%1.7%5.8%
Congregations2.9%2.9%1.5%4.4%19.1%
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: 7
Fayette County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Fayette County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Fayette County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

9.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

11.2%
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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$767
Water Supply 0$0 1$767
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,533
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,018
Financial Administration 0$0 1$75
Totals for Government 0$0 13$4,160

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($240.22)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($173.18)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($83.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($78.21)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($72.63)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($55.87)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($53.07)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($22.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $56,000 ($156.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($100.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($111.73)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($41.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($209.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $56,000 ($156.42)
    All Other: $25,000 ($69.83)
    Highways: $11,000 ($30.73)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($64.25)
    NEC: $5,000 ($13.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $426,000 ($1189.94)

4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Effingham County, IL  0.78% ($23,613 average AGI)
from Bond County, IL  0.45% ($33,083)
from Marion County, IL  0.33% ($41,154)


5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Effingham County, IL  0.71% ($28,982 average AGI)
to Marion County, IL  0.49% ($18,821)
to Madison County, IL  0.39% ($26,742)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Peter:

  • 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)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Peter:

  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVNL (91.7 FM; VANDALIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRV (107.1 FM; VANDALIA, IL; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Peter:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

St. Peter fatal accident list:

Jun 7, 2005 06:12 AM, Sr-185, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9SOR, Licensee ID: L01362372
    Grant Date: 01/26/2008, Expiration Date: 04/16/2018
    Registrant: Pete A Taylor, Rr 1 Box 180, St. Peter, IL 62880


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


St. Peter on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations:"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
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