Tuscola, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 4,461 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 2,131  (47.8%)
Females: 2,330  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 61953.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,474 (it was $39,608 in 2000)
Tuscola:

$51,474
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $32,272 (it was $19,465 in 2000)

Tuscola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $108,616 (it was $76,500 in 2000)
Tuscola:

$108,616
IL:

$180,300

Median gross rent in 2015: $672.

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  • Races in Tuscola, IL (2010)

    Tuscola races chart
    • 4,27095.3%White alone
    • 1042.3%Hispanic
    • 551.2%Two or more races
    • 280.6%Asian alone
    • 170.4%Black alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tuscola: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.1%), American (18.8%), English (11.6%), Irish (6.0%), European (2.4%), British (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/16/1872

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,091 people per square mile   (low).

Tuscola, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Tuscola:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuscola city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

140 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Tuscola, Illinois as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Tuscola to the number of sex offenders is 297 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,389 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,970 (1.9%)

Tuscola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (21.8 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (113.4 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (144.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Camargo, IL (2.5 miles ), Garrett, IL (2.8 miles) , Villa Grove, IL (2.8 miles ), Arcola, IL (2.8 miles ), Pesotum, IL (2.8 miles ), Atwood, IL (3.1 miles ), Hindsboro, IL (3.3 miles ), Arthur, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 88.28 W

Area code: 217

Tuscola household income distribution Tuscola home values distribution

Crime rates in Tuscola by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 03331311300000
per 100,000 0.067.466.866.821.865.521.922.066.50.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 100002000316000
per 100,000 22.50.00.00.00.043.60.00.00.066.2356.10.00.00.0
Assaults 22252525253126241701252633
per 100,000 494.6562.1556.8556.7545.6676.4568.7527.8376.60.022.3561.9585.3740.2
Burglaries 221010221337152612713301413
per 100,000 494.6224.8222.7489.9283.7807.3328.1571.8265.8154.5289.3674.3315.2291.6
Theft 7166667861693836534662384054
per 100,000 1,596.21,483.81,469.91,736.81,331.31,505.6831.1791.71,174.11,015.21,379.9854.1900.51,211.3
Auto thefts 64443564220123
per 100,000 134.989.989.189.165.5109.1131.288.044.344.10.022.545.067.3
Arson 00001110020010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.021.821.821.90.00.044.10.00.022.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.4) 209.7242.6240.3275.7204.9326.2197.9201.9197.674.8186.7195.5178.7222.3

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Crime rate in Tuscola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Illinois average:

2.52
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +284 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Tuscola, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Tuscola city center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tuscola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.5 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 70.8 miles away from Tuscola 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 128.1 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 94.3 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 Tuscola 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 194.2 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 Douglas County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tuscola topographic map

Birthplace of: David Wolfenberger - Musician, Fred Wakefield - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Sep 17, 1978), Austin Hogue - College basketball player (Eastern Illinois Panthers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Tuscola:

  • DOUGLAS COUNTY-JARMAN MEM HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 704 NORTH MAIN ST)
  • DOUGLAS NIGHTINGALE MANOR (RR 2)
  • TUSCOLA HEALTH CARE CENTER (1203 EGYPTIAN TRAIL)

airports located in Tuscola:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuscola:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 22 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 23 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Parkland College (about 24 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Lake Land College (about 26 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Richland Community College (about 34 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 37 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 44 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)

Public high school in Tuscola:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tuscola:

Private elementary/middle school in Tuscola:

  • BEAR CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 303 E COUNTY ROAD 600 N, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Tuscola

Library in Tuscola:

  • TUSCOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $122,053; Location: 112 EAST SALE STREET; 16,808 books; 477 audio materials; 1,057 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Local government website: http://www.tuscola.org/

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Notable locations in Tuscola: Tuscola Public Library (A), Tuscola City Hall (B), Tuscola Fire Department South (C), Tuscola Fire Department North (D), Douglas County Museum (E), Douglas County Courthouse (F), Douglas County Agricultural Center (G), Carle Health Care Ambulance (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tuscola include: Church of the Nazarene (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Church of God (D), First United Presbyterian Church (E), Forty Martyrs Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Tuscola include: Ervin Park (1), Wimple Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (1201 Tuscola Blvd), Amerihost Inn - Tuscola (1006 E Southline Rd).

Courts: Douglas County - Circuit Court- Associate Circuit Judge (Courthouse), Douglas County - Circuit Court- Traffic & County Rdiminal- Circuit Clerk- Traffic & Crim (Courthouse), Douglas County - Probation Ofc- Circuit Court- Adult Probation Office (401 South Center Street), Douglas County - Circuit Court- Circuit Judge (Courthouse), Douglas County - Circuit Court- Circuit Clerk (Courthouse), Douglas County - Circuit Court- Juvenile Probation Office (Courthouse).

Douglas 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 2013 was 50.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.4%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Tuscola, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tuscola (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Tuscola Branch at 801 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.1 mil, Deposits: $195.4 mil, headquarters in Monticello, IL, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorp Of Monticello, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Tuscola Facility at 410 South Main Street, branch established on 1982/02/06. 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.
  • Arcola First Bank: First Federal Tuscola Branch at 504 South Main Street, branch established on 1990/08/17. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $119.4 mil, Deposits: $101.8 mil, headquarters in Arcola, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Tuscola National Bank: at 900 South Progress Boulevard, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.8 mil, Deposits: $67.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Tnb Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Tuscola city (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10041
Mainline Protestant4,99623
Catholic2,1043
Other1312
None6,649-
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: 12
Douglas County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Douglas County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

10.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

17.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tuscola:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tuscola, 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 4$12,281$36,8430$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,744$80,92810$2,900
Police Protection - Officers 7$24,288$41,6372$1,092
Firefighters 0$0 2$1,079
Streets and Highways 7$27,721$47,5220$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,257$39,0841$1,495
Water Supply 1$4,572$54,8640$0
Local Libraries 1$2,681$32,1724$2,945
Other and Unallocable 2$9,558$57,3480$0
Totals for Government 24$91,102$45,55119$9,511

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,574,000 ($352.84)
    Financial Administration: $548,000 ($122.84)
    Water Utilities: $514,000 ($115.22)
    Sewerage: $448,000 ($100.43)
    Police Protection: $423,000 ($94.82)
    Regular Highways: $359,000 ($80.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $222,000 ($49.76)
    Fire Protection: $155,000 ($34.75)
    General Public Buildings: $143,000 ($32.06)
    Libraries: $100,000 ($22.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $527,000 ($118.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,063,000 ($238.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($46.63)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $513,000 ($115.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $222,000 ($49.76)
    General Revenue, NEC: $194,000 ($43.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $802,000 ($179.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,772,000 ($397.22)
    Highways: $122,000 ($27.35)
    All Other: $28,000 ($6.28)
  • Tax - Property: $1,365,000 ($305.99)
    NEC: $18,000 ($4.03)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,475,000 ($778.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,703,000 ($1502.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,380,000 ($1430.17)
    Water Utilities: $3,340,000 ($748.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $323,000 ($72.41)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($30.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,780,000 ($847.34)

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.13% ($32,489 average AGI)
from Coles County, IL  0.83% ($32,058)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.41% ($41,794)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Champaign County, IL  1.61% ($34,770 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.99% ($29,651)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($36,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuscola:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuscola:

  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Tuscola:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Tuscola fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Tuscola fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2012 08:18 PM, I-57, Lat: 39.78801, Lon: -88.26461, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 2011 12:33 AM, Us-36, Progress Blvd, Lat: 39.79157, Lon: -88.27018, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 2010 09:00 AM, I-57, Lat: 39.78486, Lon: -88.26446, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 2007 09:40 AM, Us-36, Washington, Lat: 39.79166, Lon: -88.28934, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 2003 04:10 PM, I-57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1980 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 63m207ftTotal length
  • 145,200Total average daily traffic
  • 43,110Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tuscola, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tuscola)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tuscola, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tuscola)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SMITH CINQUANTA DSA-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14H , Serial Number: JC-3, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Adkinsson, 112 E Daggy St Apt 1, Tuscola, IL 61953
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD AT-21 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD V-770B SERIES (315 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64468 , Serial Number: 4248440
    Registrant (Individual): Clyde Jr Sturgell, , Tuscola, IL 61953
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7411A , Serial Number: 29511, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry L Adkisson, 40 Cedar Cir, Tuscola, IL 61953
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7586V , Serial Number: 177RG0877, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry E Schroeder, 29 N Prairieview Ave, Tuscola, IL 61953, Other Owners: Pamela K Schroeder
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85836 , Serial Number: 11AC258, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Partnership): Flying Club Chief, Tuscola Airport, Tuscola, IL 61953
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 944JH , Serial Number: 18262033, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1973
    Registrant (Individual): James R Higgins, 407 E Southline Rd, Tuscola, IL 61953
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97698 , Serial Number: 108698, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Dean D Garrett, 508 E Pembroke, Tuscola, IL 61953

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

CAMARGO (Population served: 750, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2007)

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

  • ARCOLA/TUSCOLA WATER TRANSMISSIOIN MAIN (Address: 214 NORTH MAIN STREET , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 16

Incident types - Tuscola

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscola, Illinois:

  • Tuscola Cooper Motel, 804 E Southline Rd, Tuscola, Illinois 61953 , Phone: (217) 253-4743, Fax: (217) 253-9898
  • Tuscola - Super 8, 1007 E Southline Rd, Tuscola, Illinois 61953 , Phone: (217) 253-5488, Fax: (217) 253-5488
  • Sanjay Patel, 1006 Southline Rd, Tuscola, Illinois 61953 , Phone: (217) 253-3500, Fax: (217) 253-2773
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscola, Illinois
Most common first names in Tuscola, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5181.1 years
John4474.5 years
William4376.4 years
Charles3973.4 years
James3872.5 years
Helen3078.8 years
Robert3070.5 years
George2880.8 years
Dorothy2276.5 years
Harold2078.9 years
Most common last names in Tuscola, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2580.2 years
Smith2579.6 years
Jones2378.2 years
Taylor1674.8 years
Rahn1379.8 years
Kleiss1174.4 years
Harris1176.8 years
Benner1069.5 years
Wilson972.2 years
Scott982.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (30%)
Businesses in Tuscola, IL
NameCountNameCount
Aeropostale1Holiday Inn1
Bath & Body Works1Justice1
Baymont Inn1Lane Bryant1
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
Coldwater Creek1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1Maurices1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Dennys1Old Navy1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx2Skechers USA1
Ford1Subway1
Gap1Super 81
Gymboree1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Tuscola 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.
There are 6 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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