Standard, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 211 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.6%
 
Males: 103  (48.9%)
Females: 108  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61363.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,252 (it was $35,972 in 2000)
Standard:

$42,252
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,583 (it was $17,453 in 2000)

Standard village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,024 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Standard:

$96,024
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $105,171; Detached houses: $104,749

Median gross rent in 2016: $499.

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  • Races in Standard, IL (2010)

    Standard races chart
    • 21497.3%White alone
    • 31.4%Black alone
    • 20.9%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Standard: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (26.0%), German (15.6%), Irish (9.1%), Lithuanian (3.9%), Norwegian (3.9%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/25/1907

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 374 people per square mile   (very low).

Standard, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Standard:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Standard village:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

10 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.2% Africa).

This village:

3.9%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Standard, Illinois as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Standard to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,383 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,296 (1.4%)

Standard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (43.3 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (87.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Granville, IL (1.6 miles ), Cedar Point, IL (1.7 miles ), Mark, IL (1.9 miles ), Spring Valley, IL (2.2 miles ), McNabb, IL (2.4 miles ), Peru, IL (2.5 miles ), Tonica, IL (2.5 miles ), Oglesby, IL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.26 N, Longitude: 89.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Standard household income distribution Standard home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Standard, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Standard, Illinois average temperatures Standard, Illinois average precipitation Standard, Illinois humidity Standard, Illinois wind speed Standard, Illinois snowfall Standard, Illinois sunshine Standard, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Standard-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Standard village 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 5.3 miles away from the village center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Standard-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 205.8 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 181.9 miles away from Standard 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 20.2 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 238.1 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 204.9 miles away from Standard center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 193.1 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 Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Standard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Standard:

  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-PERU (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF PERU (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LASALLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LA SALLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Standard:

  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Standard:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Illinois Central College (about 43 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 45 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 50 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Heartland Community College (about 51 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 52 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Illinois State University (about 53 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)

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Notable location: Standard Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Putnam 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.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  53.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Illinois average:

12.1

Standard travel time to work - commute Standard mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Standard village (based on Putnam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,0652
Mainline Protestant8297
Other811
Evangelical Protestant672
None3,964-
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: 2
Putnam County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Putnam County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

11.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

20.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Standard:

46.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Standard:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.6%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Standard:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Standard:

73.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Standard, IL Residents
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 1$125
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$271
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$408
Water Supply 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,054

Standard government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($137.44)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($104.27)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($71.09)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($52.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($47.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($9.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($47.39)

Standard government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($56.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($66.35)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($28.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($142.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($137.44)
    Highways: $7,000 ($33.18)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($52.13)
    NEC: $3,000 ($14.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $233,000 ($1104.27)

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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  1.57% ($41,225 average AGI)
from Bureau County, IL  1.34% ($37,941)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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  1.90% ($30,735 average AGI)
to Bureau County, IL  1.39% ($27,139)
to Marshall County, IL  0.54% ($29,643)

Strongest AM radio stations in Standard:

  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Standard:

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

TV broadcast stations around Standard:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W51AF (Channel 51; LASALLE, ETC., IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMM. OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)

Standard fatal accident list:

Jan 7, 2008 09:09 PM, Sr-71, Lat: 41.25790, Lon: -89.18014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1/2 Blk S Of Rt 71 1 Blk W Of Post Office (Lat: 41.258361 Lon: -89.166750), Call Sign: KAS380
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 154.385 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022Registrant: Ragan Communications, Inc., 2 Ragan Court, Washington, IL 61571-1051, Phone: (309) 745-9386, Fax: (309) 745-3215, Email:
  • 1 Mi S 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 41.242528 Lon: -89.171750), Call Sign: KZP211, Licensee ID: L00151581
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHzGrant Date: 05/14/1998, Expiration Date: 06/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003Registrant: Don E Naumann, Rr 1 Box 240, Granville, IL 61326
  • Lat: 41.205583 Lon: -89.182306, Call Sign: WQFT258
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2006, Expiration Date: 09/26/2016, Certifier: Frank M VulcanyRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4887, Email:
  • MP 217.77, Mp 217.77, Springfield Sub (Lat: 39.355889 Lon: -89.836611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQVG949
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.560 MHz, 161.280 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2015, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 0.9 Mi E (Lat: 39.349472 Lon: -89.804528), Structure height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WNTT911
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.843 MHz, 928.843 MHzGrant Date: 07/06/1999, Expiration Date: 06/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2009Registrant: Phone: (515) 228-2183

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9JZX, Licensee ID: L00407792, Grant Date: 02/09/2015, Expiration Date: 04/14/2025, Certifier: Denise S Jones, Registrant: Denise S Jones, 221 8th St, Standard, IL 61363
  • Call Sign: N9TOC, Licensee ID: L00407787, Grant Date: 03/11/2013, Expiration Date: 05/18/2023, Certifier: Kenneth L Jones, Registrant: Kenneth L Jones, 221 8th St, Standard, IL 61363
  • Call Sign: N9ZPD, Grant Date: 12/21/1994, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2006, Registrant: Debra A Foster, 109 6th St, Standard, IL 61363
  • Call Sign: KC9LZK, Licensee ID: L01310317, Grant Date: 08/01/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2017, Certifier: Bob Hunter, Registrant: Bob Hunter, Standard, IL 61363

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Standard, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary577.8 years
Frank382.0 years
John371.3 years
Joseph373.0 years
Paul369.0 years
Walter383.6 years
George283.5 years
Albert277.0 years
Aldo277.0 years
Armando276.5 years
Most common last names in Standard, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cavatorta574.2 years
Cioni577.6 years
Fassino580.8 years
Vulcani579.0 years
Bean480.5 years
Mecagni481.2 years
Passini473.3 years
Piccinelli471.3 years
Tonioni477.3 years
Barnes385.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Standard 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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