Vermilion, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 213 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 107  (50.5%)
Females: 106  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61955.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,381 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$35,381
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,094 (it was $13,157 in 2000)

Vermilion village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,726 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$43,726
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $91,672; Detached houses: $95,275; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,889; Mobile homes: $26,038

Median gross rent in 2013: $621.

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  • Races in Vermilion, IL (2010)

    Vermilion races chart
    • 22097.8%White alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Vermilion: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.5%), Irish (13.6%), United States (13.6%), Dutch (6.4%), Italian (6.4%), Scottish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/20/1873

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 279 people per square mile   (very low).

Vermilion, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Vermilion:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vermilion village:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Vermilion, Illinois as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Vermilion to the number of sex offenders is 111 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $709 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $560 (1.4%)

Vermilion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (13.1 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (78.1 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (156.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Paris, IL (2.5 miles ), New Goshen, IN (2.6 miles ), Blanford, IN (2.6 miles ), Universal, IN (2.8 miles ), St. Mary of the Woods, IN (2.9 miles ), Tecumseh, IN (3.0 miles ), Shepardsville, IN (3.0 miles ), St. Bernice, IN (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Area code: 217

Vermilion household income distribution Vermilion home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-14.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Vermilion, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vermilion-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Vermilion village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 tornado 15.9 miles away from the village center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vermilion-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 79.7 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 54.9 miles away from Vermilion 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 110.7 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 77.6 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 73.6 miles away from Vermilion center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 218.1 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 Edgar County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vermilion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vermilion:

  • PARIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PARIS, IL)
  • TWIN LAKES REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PARIS, IL)
  • HIGHVIEW TERRACE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PARIS, IL)
  • TANNER PLACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PARIS, IL)
  • PARIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PARIS, IL)
  • CLINTON GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • VERMILLION CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLINTON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vermilion:

  • Indiana State University (about 13 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 33 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 38 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • DePauw University (about 39 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Lake Land College (about 44 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 50 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)

Library in Vermilion:

  • POTOMAC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,474; Location: 110 EAST STATE STREET; 12,365 books; 50 audio materials; 60 video materials; 14 print serial subscriptions)

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

Edgar 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 2012 was 91.2. This is worse than average.

City:

91.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.837. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.837
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.3%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Vermilion compared to Illinois state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vermilion village (based on Edgar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33826
Mainline Protestant3,06519
Catholic1,1283
Other2172
Black Protestant1201
None10,708-
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
Edgar County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Edgar County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Edgar County:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

13.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$342
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$71
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,776
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,189

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
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 Clark County, IL  0.50% ($27,556 average AGI)
from Coles County, IL  0.49% ($28,657)
from Vigo County, IN  0.46% ($27,000)


4.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
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 Vigo County, IN  0.57% ($24,220 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.50% ($27,250)
to Clark County, IL  0.36% ($29,192)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vermilion:

  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WPRS (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBOW (1300 AM; 1 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vermilion:

  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • W236AE (95.1 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WAPC (91.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Vermilion:

  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9RMU
    Grant Date: 10/08/1997, Expiration Date: 10/08/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2009
    Registrant: William D Brown, Box 184, Vermilion, IL 61955

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Vermilion on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives"
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