Valley City, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 12 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: (33.3%)
Females: (66.7%)
Median resident age:

55.3 years
Illinois median age:

39.6 years

Zip code: 62340

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,426 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Valley City:

$56,426
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,333 (it was $6,833 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $40,741 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Valley City:

$40,741
IL:

$195,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Valley City: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/11/1956

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (very low).

Valley City, Illinois map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Valley City village:

0.0% ($0)
Illinois:

1.8% ($2,285)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (53.6 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (77.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Griggsville, IL (2.0 miles ),
Naples, IL (2.0 miles),
Florence, IL (2.4 miles),
Detroit, IL (2.5 miles),
Bluffs, IL (2.6 miles ),
Perry, IL (2.7 miles ),
Exeter, IL (2.9 miles),
Milton, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 90.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Valley City satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

4.5%

Average climate in Valley City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Valley City, Illinois average temperatures Valley City, Illinois average precipitation Valley City, Illinois humidity Valley City, Illinois wind speed Valley City, Illinois snowfall Valley City, Illinois sunshine Valley City, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Valley City-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Valley City village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.6 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.1 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 160.4 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 185.8 miles away from Valley 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 195.2 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 173.0 miles away from Valley City center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from Valley 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 Pike County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valley City:

  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • KEPLEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PITTSFIELD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • EASTSIDE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley City:

  • Western Illinois University (about 53 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 56 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 56 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 58 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 64 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 66 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 72 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Valley City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pike 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:

1.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

37.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Valley City:

Marital status in Valley City, IL
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 49.6%
  • Divorced: 50.4%

For population 25 years and over in Valley City:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 60.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valley City, IL (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,38334
Mainline Protestant1,77816
Catholic3641
Other2222
None9,683-
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: 5
Pike County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Pike County:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pike County:

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

14.5%
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
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$194
Correction 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$41
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$47
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$35
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 4$317

4.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
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 Adams County, IL  0.83% ($37,510 average AGI)


4.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
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 Adams County, IL  1.05% ($39,452 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley City:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley City:

  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Valley City:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Valley City fatal accident list:

Apr 25, 2004 00:19 AM, Cr 21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 479ft / 146mTotal length
  • $76,000Total costs
  • 52,150Total average daily traffic
  • 16,354Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,205Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valley City, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley City, IL
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Valley City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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