Tonica, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 728 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 360  (49.6%)
Females: 368  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61370.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,233 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Tonica:

$53,233
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,409 (it was $22,484 in 2000)

Tonica village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,875 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Tonica:

$112,875
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,733; detached houses: $138,417

Median gross rent in 2017: $788.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tonica: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.0%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tonica, IL (2010)
    • 73195.2%White alone
    • 334.3%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Tonica, Illinois as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tonica is 263 to 1.


Crime rates in Tonica by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(143.3)
1
(143.9)
1
(143.3)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(130.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(431.7)
1
(143.3)
1
(143.3)
N/A1
(129.9)
4
(522.9)
1
(131.9)
2
(271.0)
4
(546.4)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(429.2)
1
(143.3)
5
(719.4)
18
(2,579)
5
(716.3)
N/A10
(1,299)
1
(130.7)
14
(1,847)
0
(0.0)
3
(409.8)
1
(137.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(143.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(137.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)17.245.887.8141.838.739.261.068.083.119.054.616.5

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Crime rate in Tonica detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: German (30.4%), Irish (11.7%), Italian (7.6%), Polish (7.0%), English (5.1%), American (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/16/1901

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 537 people per square mile   (low).

Tonica, Illinois map

26 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This village:

3.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,338 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,486 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (44.4 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (83.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cedar Point, IL (2.1 miles ),
Leonore, IL (2.2 miles),
Lostant, IL (2.3 miles ),
Oglesby, IL (2.4 miles ),
Standard, IL (2.5 miles ),
McNabb, IL (2.8 miles ),
La Salle, IL (3.0 miles ),
Peru, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.22 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Area code: 815

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Tonica, IL residents
Average permit cost in Tonica, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Tonica, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Tonica, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)

Average climate in Tonica, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 4.66. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.66
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.785. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.785
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tonica-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Tonica village center injured 3 people.

On 4/20/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the village center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tonica-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 201.2 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 177.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.0 miles away from Tonica 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 233.6 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) earthquake occurred 200.3 miles away from Tonica center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 188.7 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 La Salle County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tonica topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tonica:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-PERU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LASALLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LA SALLE, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF PERU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonica:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 7 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Illinois Central College (about 43 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 46 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Heartland Community College (about 48 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 50 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 51 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 51 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)

Public elementary/middle school in Tonica:

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Points of interest:

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

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Old Cedar Point Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Grand Bear Lodge & Vacation Villas (2643 North Route 178).

Birthplace of: Charles Cyrus Kearns - Politician, Howard C. Ryan - Judge.

La Salle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Tonica (2011 data):

  • Illini State Bank: Tonica Branch at 230 Lasalle Street, branch established on 1992/07/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.7 mil, Deposits: $58.6 mil, headquarters in Oglesby, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Tonica Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Tonica:

Marital status in Tonica, IL
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Tonica:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tonica, IL (based on La Salle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,42929
Mainline Protestant12,96247
Evangelical Protestant9,47569
Other6899
None60,369-
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: 25
La Salle County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
La Salle County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
La Salle County:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Salle County:

14.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tonica:

48.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tonica:

42.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Tonica:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tonica:

19.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tonica:

14.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tonica:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tonica:

35.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Tonica:

51.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Tonica:

73.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tonica, 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
Sewerage 2$7,016$42,0960$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,678$28,0680$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$4,170
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$859
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$850
Totals for Government 4$11,694$35,0826$5,879

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $280,000 ($384.62)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($133.24)
    Financial Administration: $90,000 ($123.63)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($120.88)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($104.40)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($52.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($48.08)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($26.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($42.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $94,000 ($129.12)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($76.92)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($5.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,000 ($207.42)

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

  • Charges - Other: $63,000 ($86.54)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($79.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($50.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($9.62)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($2.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($87.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $112,000 ($153.85)
    Highways: $95,000 ($130.49)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($34.34)
  • Tax - Property: $463,000 ($635.99)
    Other License: $3,000 ($4.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $654,000 ($898.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $586,000 ($804.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($137.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($43.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $886,000 ($1217.03)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Bureau County, IL  0.42% ($38,201 average AGI)
from Kendall County, IL  0.38% ($52,144)
from Cook County, IL  0.37% ($34,585)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($36,259 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.34% ($40,538)
to Cook County, IL  0.27% ($54,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tonica:

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 1 kW; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tonica:

  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Tonica:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51AF (Channel 51; LASALLE, ETC., IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMM. OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)

Tonica fatal accident list:

Feb 2, 1988 10:45 PM, Wauponis, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.5mTotal length
  • $167,000Total costs
  • 147,175Total average daily traffic
  • 52,441Total average daily truck traffic
  • 86,412Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tonica, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 161980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tonica, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Jeff Westbrook, 1.7 Mi Ne Tonica N Side Lowell Rd (Lat: 41.233333 Lon: -89.040833), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Nicor Gas, Naper-ville, Phone: (630) 983-8676
  • 1.1 Mi Sse (Lat: 41.175833 Lon: -89.038333), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 106.7 m, Registrant: Waterway Communications System Inc, Jeffe-rsonville, Phone: (812) 288-1693
  • 1.7 Mi Ne Tonica N Side Lowell Rd (Lat: 41.233333 Lon: -89.040833), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Nicor Gas, Naper-ville, Phone: (630) 983-8676

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lowell Rd Ne 1.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 41.233361 Lon: -89.041750), Call Sign: KDN473, Licensee ID: L00031558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.150 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/1997, Expiration Date: 05/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2002, Registrant: Lutes Well Drilling Inc, Box 236, Malen, IL 61337, Phone: (815) 643-2111

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • CH03IP109, West Of I-39 And N 1851 1st St (Lat: 41.206222 Lon: -89.078611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQPT626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • TONICA PCS, 505 N First Street (Lat: 41.223306 Lon: -89.068611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 54.5 m, Call Sign: WQQM803,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 01/29/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • SBTOWT, Mugekewis St. (Lat: 41.219583 Lon: -89.067250), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQRA741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/05/2023, Certifier: John Lewis, Registrant: Urban Communications, Inc., 5320 W 159th Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452, Phone: (708) 381-5493, Fax: (708) 687-8786, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 2 Miles East Of Us-51, 8 Miles North Of Sr-18 (Lat: 41.233361 Lon: -89.040917), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 61.6 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KWT881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.500 MHz, 152.210 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: Law Offices Of Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave Nw#113, Washington, Dc, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Station 37 N 17th Rd (Lat: 41.175861 Lon: -89.038417), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHG736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.012 MHz, 217.512 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 12/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Sandra M Depriest, Registrant: Law Offices Of Robert J. Keller, P.C., Washington, DC 20033-0428, Phone: (202) 223-2100, Fax: (202) 223-2121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K9KHZ, Licensee ID: L01291830, Grant Date: 06/07/2007, Expiration Date: 08/26/2017, Certifier: Jack L Ashley, Registrant: Jack L Ashley, 436 N 1809th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370-9629
  • Call Sign: KB9JHN, Licensee ID: L00180986, Grant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Certifier: Woodrow C Olson, Registrant: Woodrow C Olson, 112 Lasalle St Apt A, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Call Sign: KB9TLZ, Grant Date: 09/30/1998, Expiration Date: 09/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2010, Registrant: Jamesf D Dunn, 305 N First St, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Call Sign: KC6VVT, Licensee ID: L00188237, Grant Date: 03/25/2011, Expiration Date: 05/28/2021, Registrant: Robert P Ryan, Tonica, IL 61370-0024
  • Call Sign: KB9WPT, Licensee ID: L00264423, Grant Date: 06/28/2000, Expiration Date: 06/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2012, Certifier: Kathleen S Ryan, Registrant: Kathleen S Ryan, 113 W Elm St, Tonica, IL 61370-0001
  • Call Sign: KA9RES, Previous Call Sign: KC9HDX, Licensee ID: L00982154, Grant Date: 02/22/2017, Expiration Date: 02/22/2027, Certifier: Robert P Ryan, Registrant: Northeast Illinois Ares, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Call Sign: KC9SUU, Licensee ID: L01582888, Grant Date: 07/15/2010, Expiration Date: 07/15/2020, Certifier: Noah Olson, Registrant: Noah Olson, Tonica, IL 61370

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 18SR , Serial Number: 161, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Kcd Air LLC, 2089 E 550th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Aircraft: MITTELSTADT KEVIN JT2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2129X , Serial Number: 12694, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 697 N 1950th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Aircraft: FREEMAN MICHAEL G CGS/AVN HAWK ARROWII (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 929H , Serial Number: HAII-321-TRI, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Freeman, 697 N 1950th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Aircraft: CHARLES L HARTMAN ZENITH 701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU EA-81 (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 697MF , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Ii Michael G Freeman, 697 N 1950th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tonica, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.6%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tonica, IL
    • 8648.6%Structure Fires
    • 5832.8%Outside Fires
    • 2313.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tonica, IL
Most common first names in Tonica, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1476.0 years
George880.5 years
John876.1 years
Elmer882.2 years
Robert770.8 years
Margaret782.1 years
Albert677.5 years
Harry674.5 years
Arthur680.3 years
Donald674.4 years
Most common last names in Tonica, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1181.2 years
Johnson879.6 years
Siemers886.1 years
Shawback880.1 years
Smith882.2 years
Warrner783.9 years
Alleman782.3 years
Bernardoni771.0 years
Hiltabrand775.8 years
Ryan671.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tonica, IL
  • 93.8%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tonica, IL
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Tonica 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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