Taylorville, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 10,650 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
Males: 4,900  (46.0%)
Females: 5,750  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62568.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,041 (it was $34,235 in 2000)
Taylorville:

$45,041
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,452 (it was $18,162 in 2000)

Taylorville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,792 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
Taylorville:

$93,792
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,382; detached houses: $120,806; townhouses or other attached units: $109,506; in 2-unit structures: $106,296; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,671; mobile homes: $40,282

Median gross rent in 2017: $672.

March 2019 cost of living index in Taylorville: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.8% for American Indian residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Taylorville, IL (2017)
    • 10,46695.3%White alone
    • 1181.1%Two or more races
    • 1081.0%Asian alone
    • 690.6%Hispanic
    • 560.5%Black alone
    • 330.3%American Indian alone
    • 260.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Taylorville, Illinois as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Taylorville is 502 to 1.


Crime rates in Taylorville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(53.0)
6
(53.4)
4
(35.7)
12
(98.2)
8
(65.4)
4
(33.4)
2
(17.7)
4
(35.5)
12
(107.5)
5
(45.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.6)
2
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
46
(384.4)
23
(203.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.1)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(486.0)
112
(996.4)
84
(750.4)
93
(760.9)
75
(612.8)
2
(16.7)
2
(17.7)
28
(248.4)
12
(107.5)
17
(153.9)
4
(36.7)
3
(27.8)
2
(18.7)
5
(47.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(477.1)
67
(596.1)
41
(366.3)
38
(310.9)
33
(269.7)
35
(292.5)
56
(496.5)
51
(452.4)
38
(340.6)
27
(244.4)
30
(275.3)
26
(240.9)
30
(281.2)
21
(198.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
383
(3,384)
390
(3,470)
331
(2,957)
218
(1,784)
219
(1,790)
190
(1,588)
175
(1,551)
164
(1,455)
159
(1,425)
104
(941.3)
65
(596.4)
107
(991.2)
175
(1,640)
107
(1,013)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(123.7)
21
(186.8)
32
(285.9)
7
(57.3)
16
(130.7)
12
(100.3)
10
(88.7)
11
(97.6)
9
(80.7)
10
(90.5)
6
(55.1)
3
(27.8)
15
(140.6)
6
(56.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(35.3)
2
(17.8)
5
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.5)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
9
(79.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.2)
3
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)318.3448.1350.8361.2275.8237.4182.8175.7197.5134.457.671.7107.874.1

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City-data.com crime index in Taylorville, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: American (31.2%), German (13.8%), English (12.9%), Irish (6.7%), Italian (3.8%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1881

Elevation: 634 feet

Land area: 8.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,320 people per square mile   (low).

Taylorville, Illinois map

187 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,486 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,498 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (25.6 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (81.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Langleyville, IL (2.0 miles ),
Owaneco, IL (2.5 miles ),
Jeisyville, IL (2.6 miles),
Kincaid, IL (2.7 miles ),
Bulpitt, IL (2.8 miles ),
Stonington, IL (2.9 miles ),
Palmer, IL (2.9 miles ),
Tovey, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 89.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +701 (+6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,657 (52.7%)

Area code: 217

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Taylorville, IL residents
Average permit cost in Taylorville, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Taylorville, IL
Historical housing units in Taylorville, IL
Most common industries in Taylorville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Taylorville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Taylorville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Taylorville, 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 2015 was 2.97. This is significantly better than average.

City:

2.97
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.725. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.725
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Taylorville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Taylorville city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 31.6 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylorville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 106.5 miles away from Taylorville 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 90.2 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 134.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.9 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 91.7 miles away from Taylorville 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 164.7 miles away from Taylorville 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 Christian County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Taylorville:

  • HOSPICE CARE OF TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (933 W SPRESSER)
  • TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 201 EAST PLEASANT STREET)
  • TAYLORVILLE TERRACE (921 EAST MARKET STREET)
  • VICTORIAN MANOR (815 EAST VINE)
  • MEADOW MANOR SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (800 MCADAM DR)
  • TAYLORVILLE CARE CENTER (600 SOUTH HOUSTON)
  • TAYLORVILLE DIALYSIS (901 W SPRESSER)

Airports and heliports located in Taylorville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylorville:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 22 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 22 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Millikin University (about 27 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 32 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lake Land College (about 50 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 60 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 64 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)

Public high school in Taylorville:

  • ROCKRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 14110 134TH AVE W, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Taylorville:

  • TAYLOR RIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 160, Location: 13227 TURKEY HOLLOW RD, Grades: KG-2)
  • ROCKRIDGE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 14110 134TH AVE W, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Taylorville

Library in Taylorville:

  • TAYLORVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $253,882; Location: 121 WEST VINE STREET; 39,928 books; 709 audio materials; 2,006 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 121 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Taylorville: Lake Shore Golf Club (A), Christian County Fairground (B), Taylorville City Hall (C), Taylorville Public Library (D), Taylorville Chautaugua Auditorium (E), Sutton Ambulance Service (F), Dunns Ambulance Service (G), Taylorville Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Taylorville include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Davis Memorial Christian Church (F), Evangelical Free Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Lake Taylorville (A), Taylorville Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Locust Creek (A), Cottonwood Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Taylorville include: Taylorville Courthouse Square Historic District (1), Jaycee Park (2), Jaynes Park (3), Manners Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 121 West Vine Street) (1), Flatland Decoy CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 111 East Main Crossing Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Gas Light Motel (1420 West Spresser Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Jon Corzine - New Jersey politician, Randy Hopper - Politician, Edward Mills Purcell - Nobel laureate, Yvonne Craig, Don Murry - Football player, Frederic S. Durbin - Fantasy writer, Pat Perry - Baseball player, Ron Bontemps - Basketball player.

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

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

LAKESHORE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2009)
MOWEQUA GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPOT FREE CAR WASH (Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PANA SPORTSMENS CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Taylorville that have no violations reported:

  • SUPER CLEAN CAR WASH-VENDING (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Taylorville in 2010:

  • 167 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Taylorville in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Taylorville (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Taylorville Branch at 108 West Market Street, branch established on 1930/04/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Peoples Bank & Trust: Taylorville Branch at 1221 Springfield Road, branch established on 2000/01/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $297.5 mil, Deposits: $246.8 mil, headquarters in Pana, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: People First Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank in Taylorville: First National Bank In Taylorville at 322 West Main Cross, branch established on 1956/03/28. Info updated 2008/06/03: Bank assets: $190.2 mil, Deposits: $160.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp Of Taylorville, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Taylorville Branch at 725 West Spresser Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • CNB Bank and Trust, N.A.: Taylorville Branch at 620 North Webster, branch established on 1912/06/12. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $682.7 mil, Deposits: $586.8 mil, headquarters in Carlinville, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Carlinville National Bank Shares, Inc.
  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Taylorville Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. 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.
  • First National Bank of Pana: Spresser Branch at 600 West Spresser, branch established on 2001/07/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.0 mil, Deposits: $109.8 mil, headquarters in Pana, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Midland Community Bank: Taylorville Facility at State Route 104, Rural Route 2, branch established on 1984/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.6 mil, Deposits: $40.2 mil, headquarters in Kincaid, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Midland Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Taylorville:

Marital status in Taylorville, IL
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Taylorville:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Taylorville, IL (based on Christian County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00438
Catholic5,4737
Mainline Protestant4,59225
Black Protestant1811
Other1683
None18,382-
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: 9
This county:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Christian County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

16.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Taylorville:

55.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taylorville:

53.8%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Taylorville:

27.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taylorville:

8.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Taylorville:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taylorville:

33.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Taylorville:

60.9%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylorville, 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 18$69,664$46,4430$0
Water Supply 17$61,265$43,2460$0
Firefighters 16$74,112$55,5840$0
Streets and Highways 8$26,273$39,4100$0
Other Government Administration 7$24,467$41,9438$3,965
Local Libraries 6$10,602$21,2043$1,413
Police - Other 5$13,219$31,7262$888
Parks and Recreation 4$14,276$42,8280$0
Sewerage 2$6,439$38,6340$0
Airports 1$2,606$31,2720$0
Financial Administration 1$4,885$58,6200$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,874$34,4880$0
Health 1$3,755$45,0600$0
Fire - Other 0$0 11$627
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 87$314,437$43,37124$6,893

Taylorville government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,317,000 ($123.66)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,108,000 ($197.93)
    Police Protection: $1,614,000 ($151.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,201,000 ($112.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,182,000 ($110.99)
    Central Staff Services: $834,000 ($78.31)
    General - Other: $575,000 ($53.99)
    Sewerage: $474,000 ($44.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $443,000 ($41.60)
    Financial Administration: $441,000 ($41.41)
    Libraries: $239,000 ($22.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $218,000 ($20.47)
    Air Transportation: $117,000 ($10.99)
    General Public Buildings: $91,000 ($8.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $73,000 ($6.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($3.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $624,000 ($58.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,312,000 ($404.88)

Taylorville government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $633,000 ($59.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $431,000 ($40.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $133,000 ($12.49)
    Air Transportation: $65,000 ($6.10)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $648,000 ($60.85)
    Interest Earnings: $146,000 ($13.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $88,000 ($8.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,386,000 ($224.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,790,000 ($449.77)
    Highways: $317,000 ($29.77)
    Other: $153,000 ($14.37)
  • Tax - Property: $1,842,000 ($172.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $915,000 ($85.92)
    Other License: $127,000 ($11.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $29,000 ($2.72)

Taylorville government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,157,000 ($1517.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,478,000 ($1453.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $680,000 ($63.85)

Taylorville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,200,000 ($863.85)

4.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
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 Sangamon County, IL  1.06% ($39,986 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.56% ($34,644)
from Macon County, IL  0.43% ($47,554)
Businesses in Taylorville, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylorville:

  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WINU (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylorville:

  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W205BC (88.9 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Taylorville:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, 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)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Taylorville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 52Number of bridges
  • 499ft / 152mTotal length
  • $434,000Total costs
  • 73,245Total average daily traffic
  • 10,013Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,656Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taylorville, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 111950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taylorville, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Taylorville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Taylorville, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taylorville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Taylorville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 208
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Taylorville, IL

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Taylorville, Illinois:

  • 29 West Motel, 709 Springfield Rd, Taylorville, Illinois 62568 , Phone: (217) 824-2216
  • Gas Light Motel, 1420 W Spresser St, Taylorville, Illinois 62568 , Phone: (217) 824-4941
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Taylorville, Illinois
Most common first names in Taylorville, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18080.9 years
John16575.9 years
William16076.2 years
James11171.9 years
Charles10076.6 years
Robert8669.9 years
George7277.1 years
Helen6982.1 years
Joseph6774.3 years
Dorothy5878.2 years
Most common last names in Taylorville, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8079.7 years
Miller5476.1 years
Durbin5174.9 years
Jones3679.3 years
Brown2977.0 years
Stephens2768.4 years
Johnson2773.1 years
Davis2677.4 years
Wilson2377.4 years
Cook2277.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taylorville, IL
  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taylorville, IL
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Taylorville 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Taylorville on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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