Sullivan, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,458 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 2,152  (48.3%)
Females: 2,306  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61951.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,982 (it was $33,197 in 2000)
Sullivan:

$41,982
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,660 (it was $17,693 in 2000)

Sullivan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,074 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Sullivan:

$96,074
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $123,765; detached houses: $109,509; mobile homes: $236,070

Median gross rent in 2017: $621.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sullivan: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sullivan, IL (2010)
    • 4,33697.7%White alone
    • 441.0%Hispanic
    • 220.5%Two or more races
    • 190.4%Black alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Sullivan, Illinois as of February 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sullivan is 582 to 1.


Crime rates in Sullivan by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(46.5)
1
(23.1)
2
(46.0)
4
(92.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(22.3)
1
(22.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(229.7)
N/A1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(46.5)
6
(138.8)
1
(23.0)
6
(138.3)
6
(136.9)
0
(0.0)
N/A14
(312.6)
45
(1,009)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(232.6)
12
(277.6)
3
(69.1)
5
(115.2)
6
(136.9)
1
(23.0)
N/A2
(44.7)
4
(89.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(883.9)
31
(717.1)
45
(1,036)
46
(1,060)
24
(547.6)
6
(137.8)
N/A33
(736.8)
44
(986.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(69.8)
4
(92.5)
3
(69.1)
8
(184.4)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
2
(44.7)
1
(22.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(23.3)
1
(23.1)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)103.7101.893.2166.658.976.074.3123.2267.3

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City-data.com crime index in Sullivan, IL

Crime rate in Sullivan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: American (28.7%), German (18.8%), English (17.1%), Irish (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/10/1873

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 2,186 people per square mile   (low).

Sullivan, Illinois map

89 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,255 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,553 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (25.0 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (110.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (162.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Allenville, IL (2.2 miles),
Bethany, IL (2.8 miles ),
Lovington, IL (2.8 miles ),
Findlay, IL (3.1 miles ),
Arthur, IL (3.3 miles ),
Windsor, IL (3.3 miles ),
Gays, IL (3.4 miles ),
Dalton City, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.60 N, Longitude: 88.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +962 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,110 (52.1%)

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Sullivan, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sullivan, IL in 2017
Sullivan satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sullivan, IL residents
Average permit cost in Sullivan, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Sullivan, IL
Historical housing units in Sullivan, IL
Most common industries in Sullivan, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Machinery (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (11.6%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Sullivan, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Sullivan, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sullivan, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 37.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.33. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.33
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Sullivan-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Sullivan city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sullivan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 88.3 miles away from Sullivan 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 66.3 miles away from Sullivan 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 120.1 miles away from Sullivan 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 87.8 miles away from Sullivan center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from Sullivan 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 175.5 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 Moultrie County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sullivan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sullivan:

  • PATTERSON HOUSE (307 EAST JEFFERSON)
  • COMMUNITY HOMECARE, INC (113 EAST JEFFERSON, SUITE D)
  • EASTVIEW TERRACE (100 EASTVIEW PLACE)
  • MASON POINT (ONE MASONIC WAY)
  • SULLIVAN REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR (11 HAWTHORNE STREET)

Airports located in Sullivan:

Amtrak station near Sullivan:

  • 15 miles: MATTOON (1718 BROADWAY) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sullivan:

  • Lake Land College (about 17 miles; Mattoon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 25 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Richland Community College (about 25 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 26 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Parkland College (about 41 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 41 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 54 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)

Public high school in Sullivan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sullivan:

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Library in Sullivan:

  • ELIZABETH TITUS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $191,368; Location: 2 WEST WATER STREET; 45,848 books; 2,382 audio materials; 2,921 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • First Christian Church, RR 1, Box 328, Sullivan, Illinois Website: http://www.firstchristianchurchsullivan.org/

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sullivan: Moultrie County Courthouse (A), Sullivan City Hall (B), Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library (C), Sullivan Fire Protection and Ambulance District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sullivan include: Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Highway Church of Christ (E), Saint Columcille Catholic Church (F), Sword of the Lord Assembly of God Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenhill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Sullivan: Wyman Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Gateway Inn (1320 South Hamilton Street), Harrison Street Inn (204 East Harrison Street).

Birthplace of: William Irving Shuman - Banker.

Moultrie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sullivan and their reported violations in the past:

HYDROWASH VENDING (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Sullivan in 2010:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Sullivan in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Sullivan (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Sullivan: The First National Bank Of Sullivan at 1 South Main Street, branch established on 1905/04/05; Sullivan Branch at Hamilton Street And Roane Street, branch established on 1997/01/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $73.7 mil, Deposits: $59.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sullivan Bancshares, Inc.
  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Sullivan Facility at 200 South Hamilton Street, branch established on 1969/02/26. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Mattoon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
  • Scott State Bank: Sullivan Branch at 310 W. Jackson, branch established on 2000/06/12. Info updated 2011/07/06: Bank assets: $94.8 mil, Deposits: $78.7 mil, headquarters in Bethany, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Scott Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sullivan:

Marital status in Sullivan, IL
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sullivan:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sullivan
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sullivan, IL (based on Moultrie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,14830
Mainline Protestant2,3379
Catholic3962
Other3-
None6,962-
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
Moultrie County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Moultrie County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Moultrie County:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Moultrie County:

26.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Moultrie County:

5.8%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sullivan:

43.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sullivan:

21.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sullivan:

10.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sullivan:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Sullivan:

53.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sullivan, 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
Electric Power 12$46,811$46,8110$0
Sewerage 8$23,909$35,8640$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$23,632$35,4481$357
Parks and Recreation 6$17,462$34,92417$3,051
Water Supply 5$15,064$36,1540$0
Gas Supply 5$18,722$44,9330$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,863$38,5890$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,134$32,5360$0
Local Libraries 3$8,573$34,2925$4,519
Other and Unallocable 3$8,792$35,1680$0
Financial Administration 2$7,601$45,6066$3,083
Police - Other 2$4,804$28,8241$199
Totals for Government 61$196,367$38,63030$11,209

Sullivan government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,995,000 ($671.83)
    Regular Highways: $492,000 ($110.36)
    Water Utilities: $258,000 ($57.87)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($16.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($6.51)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,957,000 ($1336.25)
    Gas Utilities: $1,760,000 ($394.80)
    General - Other: $1,535,000 ($344.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,103,000 ($247.42)
    Water Utilities: $924,000 ($207.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $569,000 ($127.64)
    Police Protection: $465,000 ($104.31)
    Regular Highways: $408,000 ($91.52)
    Sewerage: $377,000 ($84.57)
    Libraries: $226,000 ($50.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $107,000 ($24.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $354,000 ($79.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $129,000 ($28.94)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($26.24)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($8.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($7.85)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($6.73)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($6.06)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,565,000 ($575.37)

Sullivan government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $502,000 ($112.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000 ($38.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $43,000 ($9.65)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($4.71)
    Other: $19,000 ($4.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $263,000 ($59.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $64,000 ($14.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($6.95)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,304,000 ($1638.40)
    Gas Utilities: $2,496,000 ($559.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,230,000 ($275.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,283,000 ($287.80)
    Highways: $182,000 ($40.83)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.90)
  • Tax - Property: $2,077,000 ($465.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $438,000 ($98.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000 ($60.12)
    Other License: $20,000 ($4.49)

Sullivan government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,975,000 ($1788.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,580,000 ($1700.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $445,000 ($99.82)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($11.22)

Sullivan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,432,000 ($3461.64)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coles County, IL  1.03% ($32,912 average AGI)
from Macon County, IL  1.01% ($40,982)
from Douglas County, IL  0.99% ($43,127)
Businesses in Sullivan, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sullivan:

  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • 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.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sullivan:

  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W201AD (88.1 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT #517)

TV broadcast stations around Sullivan:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Sullivan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Sullivan fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 2008 02:35 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 39.585550, Lon: -88.609070, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1994 01:43 AM, Worth St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 23, 1994 04:50 PM, 121, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 1993 07:58 AM, Hagerman, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1988 01:40 PM, So Patersn, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1984 01:55 AM, 32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.9mTotal length
  • 19,710Total average daily traffic
  • 1,913Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,439Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sullivan, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sullivan, IL

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Sullivan, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sullivan, IL
Most common first names in Sullivan, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12081.2 years
John9781.1 years
Mary9381.8 years
James7478.1 years
Charles7482.4 years
Ruth6183.9 years
George5579.2 years
Helen5483.1 years
Robert4777.1 years
Arthur4181.5 years
Most common last names in Sullivan, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4582.5 years
Miller3681.2 years
Taylor3480.7 years
Elder2879.2 years
Johnson2884.9 years
Wood2481.5 years
Harshman2280.7 years
Brown2180.4 years
England2078.7 years
Davis2076.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sullivan, IL
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sullivan, IL
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity


Sullivan compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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