Vermilion, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 207 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.4%
 
Males: 114  (55.4%)
Females: 93  (44.6%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61955.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,762 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$51,762
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,163 (it was $13,157 in 2000)

Vermilion village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,687 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$63,687
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $71,253; detached houses: $74,384; mobile homes: $21,752

Median gross rent in 2017: $920.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vermilion: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.7%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Vermilion, IL (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: American (20.4%), German (19.4%), Irish (7.5%), Polish (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/20/1873

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 272 people per square mile   (very low).

Vermilion, Illinois map

1 resident is foreign born

This village:

0.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $917 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $508 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Area code: 217

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

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 Vermilion, IL residents
Average permit cost in Vermilion, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Vermilion, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (16.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (11.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (20.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (18.6%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Food (8.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.8%)
Most common occupations in Vermilion, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (27.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (25.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Religious workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)

Average climate in Vermilion, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46

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 Vermilion 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 Vermilion 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 Vermilion 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 the city 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 Vermilion 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 (13).
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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Edgar 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:

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

For population 15 years and over in Vermilion:

Marital status in Vermilion, IL
  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Vermilion:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vermilion, IL (based on Edgar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
Illinois:

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

13.1%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vermilion:

48.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vermilion:

36.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Vermilion:

55.1%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vermilion, 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
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,776
Financial Administration 0$0 1$342
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$71
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,189

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($260.87)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($106.28)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($48.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,000 ($125.60)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($9.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($236.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($86.96)
    Highways: $7,000 ($33.82)
    Other: $3,000 ($14.49)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($19.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000 ($178.74)

4.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
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 Coles County, IL  0.61% ($35,333 average AGI)
from Clark County, IL  0.54% ($28,703)
from Vigo County, IN  0.47% ($21,313)


4.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Coles County, IL  0.70% ($34,500 average AGI)
to Vigo County, IN  0.51% ($32,657)
to Clark County, IL  0.48% ($38,515)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.0mTotal length
  • $65,000Total costs
  • 2,225Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,393Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Vermilion, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vermilion, IL

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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vermilion, IL
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vermilion, IL
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity


Vermilion compared to Illinois 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.
  • 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.
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