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Population in 2012: 222 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 

Males: 94  (42.6%)
Females: 128  (57.4%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61955.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,617 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$34,617
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,373

Vermilion village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,984 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$38,984
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,823; Detached houses: $74,089; Mobile homes: $17,778

Median gross rent in 2012: $589.

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  • White alone - 220 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vermilion: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.1%), German (23.5%), United States (7.8%), English (6.6%), Dutch (4.8%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/20/1873

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 291 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Vermilion:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vermilion village:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Vermilion, Illinois as of July 25, 2014.
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 2012: $1,031 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (2.5%)

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Area code: 217

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-14.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (27%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (25%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Religious workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Vermilion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 150% 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 near Illinois state average. It is 79% 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 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 the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from Vermilion center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.2 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 Edgar County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Vermilion:

  • PARIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Vermilion, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vermilion:

  • Indiana State University (about 13 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,125)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 19 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 32 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • DePauw University (about 40 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,368)
  • Lake Land College (about 44 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 50 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 39,877)
  • Parkland College (about 54 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 4,831)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.9. This is about average.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.58
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vermilion, IL

Vermilion compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vermilion travel time to work - commute


Vermilion mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.01%
Here54.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents27.8%20.3%13.3%8.1%5.1%
Congregations22.2%29.6%5.6%1.9%3.7%
NameChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.4%4.4%4.0%3.3%9.3%
Congregations3.7%3.7%1.9%5.6%22.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
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$295
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$61
Water Supply 0$0 1$765
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,121


5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Vigo County, IN  0.53% ($28,026 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.47% ($27,441)
from Clark County, IL  0.42% ($29,133)


5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Coles County, IL  0.67% ($27,438 average AGI)
to Clark County, IL  0.49% ($27,086)
to Vigo County, IN  0.49% ($25,029)

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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