Taylor Springs, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 662 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
Males: 329  (49.7%)
Females: 333  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

55.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62089.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,643 (it was $29,773 in 2000)
Taylor Springs:

$43,643
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,079 (it was $14,279 in 2000)

Taylor Springs village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,663 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
Taylor Springs:

$79,663
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $87,127; detached houses: $94,573; mobile homes: $44,466

Median gross rent in 2017: $613.

March 2019 cost of living index in Taylor Springs: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
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  • Races in Taylor Springs, IL (2010)
    • 67297.4%White alone
    • 81.2%Two or more races
    • 81.2%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (25.3%), American (13.6%), English (10.4%), Polish (9.5%), Irish (8.6%), Italian (7.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/26/1909

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 769 people per square mile   (low).

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2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,414 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $902 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (45.9 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (53.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (210.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hillsboro, IL (1.5 miles ),
Schram City, IL (1.6 miles ),
Butler, IL (2.3 miles),
Coffeen, IL (2.5 miles ),
Irving, IL (2.6 miles ),
Donnellson, IL (2.6 miles ),
Panama, IL (2.7 miles ),
Walshville, IL (2.8 miles)

Latitude: 39.13 N, Longitude: 89.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Distribution of median household income in Taylor Springs, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Taylor Springs, IL in 2017
Taylor Springs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Taylor Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Utilities (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.4%)
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Utilities (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Chemicals (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Taylor Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Electricians (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Taylor Springs, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Taylor Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Taylor Springs village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylor Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 98.5 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 89.0 miles away from Taylor Springs 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 121.8 miles away from Taylor Springs 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 135.9 miles away from Taylor Springs 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 99.6 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 84.0 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 Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Taylor Springs:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LITCHFIELD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor Springs:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 36 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 40 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • McKendree University (about 41 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 42 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 42 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 43 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 49 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

Points of interest:

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

Reservoir: American Zinc Smelter Company Large Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

60.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Taylor Springs:

Marital status in Taylor Springs, IL
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Taylor Springs:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taylor Springs, IL (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,42441
Mainline Protestant4,11731
Catholic2,0505
Other3541
None16,159-
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: 6
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
State:

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

13.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taylor Springs:

39.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taylor Springs:

14.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylor Springs, 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
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,383$28,5960$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$3,567
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,962
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$2,383$28,59613$5,529

Taylor Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $140,000 ($211.48)
    Water Utilities: $104,000 ($157.10)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($104.23)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($58.91)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($40.79)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($18.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($10.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $95,000 ($143.50)

Taylor Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $93,000 ($140.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($54.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($10.57)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($211.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $156,000 ($235.65)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.70)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($66.47)
    Other License: $4,000 ($6.04)

Taylor Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($173.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($158.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($15.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,000 ($589.12)

4.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
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 Macoupin County, IL  0.72% ($27,506 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.45% ($40,688)
from Madison County, IL  0.43% ($54,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylor Springs:

  • 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.)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylor Springs:

  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taylor Springs:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Taylor Springs fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 2006 11:44 PM, Montgomery St, Easr St, Lat: 39.132290, Lon: -89.487550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 24, 1989 02:00 AM, Seyborn Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.5mTotal length
  • 2,325Total average daily traffic
  • 420Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,115Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 100 Main St (Lat: 39.133389 Lon: -89.504250), Call Sign: KNDM550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.325 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/1997, Expiration Date: 11/05/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2003, Registrant: Taylor Springs, Village Of, 100 Main St, Taylor Springs, IL 62089
  • On St Rt 127 (Lat: 39.133944 Lon: -89.492861), Call Sign: KOB848, Licensee ID: L00565882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.500 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2002, Expiration Date: 12/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Registrant: Simmons, Anthony, Taylor Springs, IL 62089, Phone: (217) 532-3154
  • Lat: 39.130250 Lon: -89.494361, Call Sign: WPYP974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 09/25/2023, Certifier: Carl Hallers, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL0LS, Licensee ID: L01367972, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Certifier: Thomas P Flint, Registrant: Thomas P Flint, Taylor Springs, IL 62089

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Fire incident types in Taylor Springs, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Taylor Springs, IL
Most common first names in Taylor Springs, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1076.4 years
Mary1078.4 years
George577.6 years
Charles566.6 years
William571.8 years
Frank373.6 years
Gladys382.0 years
Clara264.9 years
Jack264.5 years
Dale255.5 years
Most common last names in Taylor Springs, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moroney673.8 years
Jagodzinski481.0 years
Short377.7 years
Grega365.1 years
Jones380.3 years
Barbatti379.0 years
Coderko374.0 years
Drabant369.0 years
Pesko380.0 years
Sedlock377.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taylor Springs, IL
  • 86.3%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taylor Springs, IL
  • 83.7%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 4.1%No fuel used


Taylor Springs compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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