Stonefort, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 295 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 144  (49.0%)
Females: 151  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62987.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,407 (it was $28,654 in 2000)
Stonefort:

$43,407
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,383 (it was $16,937 in 2000)

Stonefort village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,840 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Stonefort:

$42,840
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $55,517; Detached houses: $66,013; Mobile homes: $34,479

Median gross rent in 2013: $753.

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  • Races in Stonefort, IL (2010)

    Stonefort races chart
    • 29097.6%White alone
    • 62.0%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stonefort: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.8%), English (19.4%), Irish (14.5%), United States (4.6%), French (3.8%), French Canadian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/24/1894

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 202 people per square mile   (very low).

Stonefort,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Stonefort:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stonefort village:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Stonefort, Illinois as of August 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Stonefort to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $396 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $775 (2.1%)

Stonefort satellite photo by USGS

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

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

6.0%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -66 (-18.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (34%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Stonefort, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Stonefort-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 71% 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 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 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).
Stonefort topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • LITTLE EGYPT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • SHAWNEE HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • FMC - SALINE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • MARION REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MARION, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stonefort:

  • John A Logan College (about 23 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 29 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 38 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 50 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 62 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 68 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)

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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 2013: 6.2%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Illinois average:

12.4

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,58189
Mainline Protestant5,26829
Catholic4,7885
Other6844
Black Protestant2422
None36,794-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stonefort:

46.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Stonefort:

28.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stonefort:

19.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stonefort:

27.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Stonefort:

52.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Stonefort:

82.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stonefort, 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$600
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$475
Water Supply 0$0 3$350
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,425

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($149.15)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($111.86)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($47.46)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($40.68)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($20.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($6.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($33.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($40.68)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($20.34)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($254.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($132.20)
    Highways: $8,000 ($27.12)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($20.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($664.41)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $104,000 ($352.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $190,000 ($644.07)
    Other, NEC: $102,000 ($345.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($20.34)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($6.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $132,000 ($447.46)

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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  1.13% ($27,864 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.80% ($32,411)
from Johnson County, IL  0.31% ($34,026)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, IL  0.99% ($23,926 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.80% ($29,015)
to Saline County, IL  0.25% ($32,443)

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 persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 2,125Total average daily traffic
  • 256Total average daily truck traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 04/27/2025, Certifier: Shirley LigonRegistrant: Saline Valley Conservancy District, 900 Dewey Street, Eldoado, IL 62930, Phone: (618) 273-6222, Fax: (618) 273-2934, Email:
  • Water Tank (Lat: 37.614778 Lon: -88.712556), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPGN921
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2004, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015Registrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Stonefort compared to Illinois 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 above 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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