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Population in 2012: 298 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 

Males: 150  (50.3%)
Females: 148  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62987.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,921 (it was $28,654 in 2000)
Stonefort:

$35,921
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,091

Stonefort village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $35,000 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Stonefort:

$35,000
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,108; Detached houses: $42,106; Mobile homes: $42,111

Median gross rent in 2012: $493.

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  • White alone - 290 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stonefort: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.8%), German (21.7%), Irish (17.8%), United States (7.2%), Polish (3.3%), Welsh (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/24/1894

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 204 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Stonefort:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stonefort village:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stonefort, Illinois as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Stonefort to the number of sex offenders is 298 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $359 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $433 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (68.0 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (109.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Burnside, IL (2.1 miles ), Carrier Mills, IL (2.5 miles ), Creal Springs, IL (2.7 miles ), Crab Orchard, IL (3.1 miles ), Eddyville, IL (3.2 miles) , Simpson, IL (3.3 miles) , Harrisburg, IL (3.5 miles ), Pittsburg, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 88.71 W

Area code: 618

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -66 (-18.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Stonefort-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Stonefort village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stonefort-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 33% 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 73.1 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 55.1 miles away from Stonefort 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 56.8 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 94.5 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 95.3 miles away from Stonefort 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 75.7 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 Williamson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Stonefort:

  • HARRISBURG MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • SHAWNEE ROSE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • SALINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stonefort:

  • John A Logan College (about 24 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 30 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 50 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 62 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 68 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Evansville (about 69 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.4%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Stonefort, IL

Stonefort 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Stonefort travel time to work - commute


Stonefort mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Stonefort village (based on Williamson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.08%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents46.8%14.6%10.2%5.6%4.8%
Congregations29.2%4.7%15.1%7.5%8.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents3.6%2.1%1.3%1.3%9.6%
Congregations2.8%0.9%3.8%3.8%23.6%
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: 14
Williamson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Williamson County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

28.0%
Illinois:

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

11.9%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$350
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$140
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$700
Totals for Government 0$0 13$1,190

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($147.65)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($110.74)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($46.98)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($40.27)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($20.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($6.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($33.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($40.27)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($20.13)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($251.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($130.87)
    Highways: $8,000 ($26.85)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($20.13)

Stonefort government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($657.72)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $104,000 ($348.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $190,000 ($637.58)
    Other, NEC: $102,000 ($342.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($20.13)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($6.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $132,000 ($442.95)

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, IL  1.21% ($30,691 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.85% ($30,598)
from Johnson County, IL  0.36% ($30,643)


6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
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  1.01% ($25,626 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.75% ($29,200)
to Saline County, IL  0.25% ($25,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stonefort:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stonefort:

  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, 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.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Stonefort:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)

Stonefort fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 1983 09:45 PM, 45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 328


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1000 Stonefort Rd (Lat: 37.622000 Lon: -88.707556), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPQA764
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015, Certifier: Shirley Ligon
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • Water Tank (Lat: 37.614778 Lon: -88.712556), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPGN921
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2004, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD9BAA
    Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 10/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2010
    Registrant: Donald E Mathis, 300 Beagle Rd, Stonefort, IL 62987-1405


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Stonefort


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stonefort, IL

Most common first names in Stonefort, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1365.2 years
Mary878.6 years
Roy881.4 years
William873.8 years
John774.7 years
Earl682.5 years
Robert681.8 years
George581.4 years
Charles573.4 years
Norman574.6 years
Most common last names in Stonefort, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Turner1082.6 years
Evetts1076.7 years
Hill975.6 years
Jackson878.0 years
Murphy785.3 years
Martin774.3 years
Parks774.4 years
Boyd774.7 years
Lewis679.5 years
Tanner679.8 years

Stonefort on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Private households"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Steven Borntrager (2)
  • James Borntrager (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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