Tuscola, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,409 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 2,197  (49.9%)
Females: 2,212  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61953.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,440 (it was $39,608 in 2000)
Tuscola:

$51,440
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,726 (it was $19,465 in 2000)

Tuscola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,810 (it was $76,500 in 2000)
Tuscola:

$117,810
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $697.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tuscola: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Tuscola, IL (2017)
    • 4,31891.8%White alone
    • 1994.2%Hispanic
    • 1102.3%Asian alone
    • 160.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Two or more races
    • 30.06%Black alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Tuscola, Illinois as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tuscola is 262 to 1.


Crime rates in Tuscola by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
3
(65.5)
1
(21.9)
1
(22.0)
3
(66.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(66.2)
16
(356.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
2
(45.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(545.6)
31
(676.4)
26
(568.7)
24
(527.8)
17
(376.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
25
(561.9)
26
(585.3)
33
(740.2)
23
(518.4)
19
(434.1)
26
(591.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(283.7)
37
(807.3)
15
(328.1)
26
(571.8)
12
(265.8)
7
(154.5)
13
(289.3)
30
(674.3)
14
(315.2)
13
(291.6)
16
(360.6)
20
(456.9)
12
(272.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(1,331)
69
(1,506)
38
(831.1)
36
(791.7)
53
(1,174)
46
(1,015)
62
(1,380)
38
(854.1)
40
(900.5)
54
(1,211)
54
(1,217)
43
(982.4)
58
(1,318)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(65.5)
5
(109.1)
6
(131.2)
4
(88.0)
2
(44.3)
2
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
2
(45.0)
3
(67.3)
2
(45.1)
5
(114.2)
4
(90.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
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)204.9326.2197.9201.9197.674.8186.7195.5178.7222.3217.3174.1211.0

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City-data.com crime index in Tuscola, IL

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:

2.74
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Ancestries: German (23.9%), American (16.6%), English (10.9%), Irish (9.0%), Dutch (2.7%), British (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/16/1872

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,067 people per square mile   (low).

Tuscola, Illinois map

172 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,680 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,785 (1.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 88.28 W

Area code: 217

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

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Tuscola, IL residents
Average permit cost in Tuscola, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Tuscola, IL
Historical housing units in Tuscola, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +284 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Tuscola, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.1%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Tuscola, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Tuscola, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tuscola, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

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

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Tuscola 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

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/

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Tuscola:

Marital status in Tuscola, IL
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Tuscola:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tuscola, IL (based on Douglas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

10.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

17.5%
Illinois:

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

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $943,000 ($213.88)
    Water Utilities: $909,000 ($206.17)
    Regular Highways: $418,000 ($94.81)
    General - Other: $322,000 ($73.03)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,239,000 ($507.82)
    Water Utilities: $688,000 ($156.04)
    Police Protection: $577,000 ($130.87)
    Financial Administration: $492,000 ($111.59)
    Regular Highways: $467,000 ($105.92)
    Sewerage: $285,000 ($64.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $208,000 ($47.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $194,000 ($44.00)
    Libraries: $141,000 ($31.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $62,000 ($14.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($23.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $428,000 ($97.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,357,000 ($307.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $106,000 ($24.04)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $726,000 ($164.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($15.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $291,000 ($66.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($8.39)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($6.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $953,000 ($216.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,773,000 ($628.94)
    Sewerage: $548,000 ($124.29)
    Highways: $130,000 ($29.49)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.59)
  • Tax - Property: $1,934,000 ($438.65)
    Other License: $63,000 ($14.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,011,000 ($1136.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,605,000 ($1044.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,454,000 ($1010.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,048,000 ($918.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,655,000 ($1282.60)

6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.16% ($40,448 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.94% ($43,179)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.66% ($43,127)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Tuscola fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2012 08:18 PM, I-57, Lat: 39.788006, Lon: -88.264611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 2011 12:33 AM, Us-36, Progress Blvd, Lat: 39.791569, Lon: -88.270181, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 2010 09:00 AM, I-57, Lat: 39.784861, Lon: -88.264461, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 2007 09:40 AM, Us-36, Washington, Lat: 39.791658, Lon: -88.289336, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 571ft / 174mTotal length
  • $621,000Total costs
  • 296,400Total average daily traffic
  • 80,199Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Tuscola, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Adkisson, 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 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2015
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/1996
    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

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 27. The highest number of fire incidents - 45 took place in 2017, and the least - 12 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tuscola, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.8%), and Outside Fires (32.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tuscola, IL
    • 19041.8%Structure Fires
    • 14832.5%Outside Fires
    • 11024.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tuscola, IL
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tuscola, IL
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 39.0%Utility gas


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.
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