Tonica, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 744 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 369  (49.6%)
Females: 375  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61370.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,811 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Tonica:

$43,811
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,899 (it was $22,484 in 2000)

Tonica village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,605 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Tonica:

$105,605
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $674.

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  • Races in Tonica, IL (2010)

    Tonica races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tonica: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.0%), English (12.1%), Irish (11.9%), Polish (9.0%), Italian (5.5%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/16/1901

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 549 people per square mile   (low).

Tonica,IL real estate house value index trend

Tonica, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Tonica:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tonica village:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

18 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This village:

2.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tonica, Illinois as of June 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tonica to the number of sex offenders is 760 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,610 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,205 (2.4%)

Tonica satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.22 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Area code: 815

Tonica household income distribution Tonica home values distribution

Crime rates in Tonica by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000N/A000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000N/A00N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0N/A
Robberies 00000000N/A000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.0
Assaults 00001110N/A010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0143.3143.9143.30.0N/A0.0130.70.0
Burglaries 11500311N/A141
per 100,000 146.0145.3721.50.00.0431.7143.3143.3N/A129.9522.9131.9
Thefts 006315185N/A10114
per 100,000 0.00.0865.8429.2143.3719.42,578.8716.3N/A1,298.7130.71,847.0
Auto thefts 000010000N/A00
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0143.30.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
Arson 00000000N/A000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 10.610.688.617.947.791.4147.640.340.863.570.886.5

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Crime rate in Tonica detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-4.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Tonica, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Tonica 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 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 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tonica topographic map

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

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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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.9%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
La Salle County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
Here:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

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

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $119,000 ($159.95)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($81.99)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($77.96)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($69.89)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($59.14)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($45.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($41.67)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($21.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($14.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($60.48)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($29.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $102,000 ($137.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $42,000 ($56.45)
    All Other: $38,000 ($51.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($40.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($2.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($65.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $89,000 ($119.62)
    All Other: $48,000 ($64.52)
    Highways: $19,000 ($25.54)
  • Tax - Property: $129,000 ($173.39)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $185,000 ($248.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $175,000 ($235.22)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($13.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $156,000 ($209.68)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bureau County, IL  0.44% ($27,837 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.27% ($37,508)
from Kendall County, IL  0.26% ($37,214)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bureau County, IL  0.39% ($29,511 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($31,646)
to Kendall County, IL  0.23% ($37,226)

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
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • $167,000Total costs
  • 38,725Total average daily traffic
  • 13,232Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • 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: 6309838676, , 1844 FERRY RD
  • 1.1 Mi Sse (Lat: 41.175833 Lon: -89.038333), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 106.7 m, Registrant: 8122881693, , 453 EAST PARK PLACE
  • 1.7 Mi Ne Tonica N Side Lowell Rd (Lat: 41.233333 Lon: -89.040833), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6309838676, , 1844 FERRY RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lowell Rd Ne 1.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 41.233361 Lon: -89.041750), Call Sign: KDN473, Licensee ID: L00031558
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.150 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/1997, Expiration Date: 05/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2002Registrant: Lutes Well Drilling Inc, Box 236, Malen, IL 61337, Phone: (815) 643-2111

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 01/29/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, 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 LewisRegistrant: Urban Communications, Inc., 5320 W 159th Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452, Phone: (708) 381-5493, Fax: (708) 687-8786, Email:
  • CH29873A, 448 N 185 1st Rd (Lat: 41.206250 Lon: -89.078528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQVZ737
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 06/24/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 12/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Sandra M DepriestRegistrant: 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: 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: BEECH 58P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 123 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6752X , Serial Number: TJ-276, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Kcd Air LLC, 2089 E 550th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370
  • Aircraft: JACEK WIETECHA PULSAR 1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 697M , Serial Number: 113
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Ii Michael G Freeman, 697 N 1950th Rd, Tonica, IL 61370

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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