Villa Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 2,515 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 1,240  (49.3%)
Females: 1,275  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61956.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,946 (it was $35,912 in 2000)
Villa Grove:

$43,946
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,621 (it was $16,504 in 2000)

Villa Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,218 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Villa Grove:

$81,218
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $663.

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  • Races in Villa Grove, IL (2013)

    Villa Grove races chart
    • 2,13792.6%White alone
    • 1215.2%Hispanic
    • 130.6%Asian alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Two or more races
    • 10.04%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Villa Grove: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.0%), United States (11.9%), Irish (11.1%), English (8.5%), Scottish (5.7%), Ukrainian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/24/1904

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,686 people per square mile   (low).

Villa Grove,IL real estate house value index trend

Villa Grove, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Villa Grove:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Villa Grove city:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

86 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Villa Grove, Illinois as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Villa Grove to the number of sex offenders is 360 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,973 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,468 (1.8%)

Villa Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (18.1 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (107.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (139.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Camargo, IL (2.1 miles ), Longview, IL (2.3 miles) , Pesotum, IL (2.6 miles ), Tuscola, IL (2.8 miles ), Broadlands, IL (3.0 miles ), Philo, IL (3.1 miles ), Tolono, IL (3.2 miles ), Newman, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.86 N, Longitude: 88.16 W

Area code: 217

Villa Grove household income distribution Villa Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Villa Grove by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 0001020200N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.040.00.079.80.081.10.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000002008N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.080.50.00.0340.6N/A
Assaults 141010410437100N/A
per 100,000 548.4391.7395.1159.9399.0159.6120.7283.7408.30.0N/A
Burglaries 172626131132151594N/A
per 100,000 665.91,018.41,027.3519.8438.91,276.4603.4608.0367.5170.3N/A
Thefts 232323649712812N/A
per 100,000 900.9900.9908.7239.9159.6359.0281.6486.4326.7510.9N/A
Auto thefts 211021300N/A1
per 100,000 78.339.239.50.079.839.9120.70.00.0N/A39.3
Arson 0000000020N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.081.70.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 205.0194.9196.6113.5127.3209.2115.0189.6124.4138.9131.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Villa Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -260 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Villa Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Villa Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Villa Grove city center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Villa Grove-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 98.7 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 73.6 miles away from Villa Grove 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 131.4 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 97.4 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 88.0 miles away from Villa Grove 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 200.8 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 Douglas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Villa Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Villa Grove:

  • DOUGLAS COUNTY-JARMAN MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • TUSCOLA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • COUNTRYVIEW HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TOLONO, IL)
  • NEWMAN REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWMAN, IL)
  • CHAMPAIGN URBANA REG REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAVOY, IL)
  • CLARK-LINDSEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; URBANA, IL)

Heliports located in Villa Grove:

Amtrak station near Villa Grove:

  • 18 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Villa Grove:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 18 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 20 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 27 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lake Land College (about 33 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 36 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Richland Community College (about 40 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 44 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

Public high school in Villa Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Villa Grove:

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Library in Villa Grove:

  • CAMARGO TOWNSHIP DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,778; Location: 14 NORTH MAIN STREET; 18,674 books; 947 audio materials; 2,246 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Villa Grove: Villa Grove Community Building (A), Camargo Township Library (B), Villa Grove Fire Department (C), Carle Health Care Ambulance (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Villa Grove include: First Christian Church (A), Living Hope Fellowship Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jordan Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Douglas 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 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
7 people in other group homes in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Villa Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Villa Grove 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Villa Grove (2011 data):

  • Villa Grove State Bank: at 10 North Main Street, branch established on 1919/10/19; Drive-Up Facility at 20 North Main Street, branch established on 1990/01/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $66.5 mil, Deposits: $59.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Villa Grove Bancshares, Inc.
  • Longview State Bank: Villa Grove Branch at 6 East Harrison, branch established on 1998/01/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $57.2 mil, Deposits: $51.6 mil, headquarters in Sidney, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Longview Capital Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.4

Villa Grove travel time to work - commute Villa Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Villa Grove city (based on Douglas County data)

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
Here:

10.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.5%
Illinois:

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

17.5%
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$275
Other Government Administration 2$6,157$36,9429$1,804
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,602$37,8061$407
Police - Other 1$2,710$32,5200$0
Firefighters 0$0 19$2,507
Streets and Highways 1$4,468$53,6160$0
Sewerage 1$2,938$35,2560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Water Supply 1$4,432$53,1840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$671
Totals for Government 11$35,610$38,84732$5,664

Villa Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($4.77)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $328,000 ($130.42)
    Police Protection: $263,000 ($104.57)
    Water Utilities: $237,000 ($94.23)
    General - Other: $226,000 ($89.86)
    Sewerage: $197,000 ($78.33)
    Financial Administration: $149,000 ($59.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $104,000 ($41.35)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($28.23)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($15.51)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($5.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($24.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($15.90)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($10.34)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($3.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($1.59)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.40)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $462,000 ($183.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($7.55)

Villa Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $326,000 ($129.62)
    All Other: $13,000 ($5.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $144,000 ($57.26)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($14.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $278,000 ($110.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $438,000 ($174.16)
    General Support: $321,000 ($127.63)
    Highways: $73,000 ($29.03)
  • Tax - Property: $193,000 ($76.74)
    Public Utilities: $139,000 ($55.27)
    NEC: $9,000 ($3.58)

Villa Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $310,000 ($123.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,040,000 ($413.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($7.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,000,000 ($397.61)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($115.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($7.95)
    Other, NEC: $20,000 ($7.95)

Villa Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $935,000 ($371.77)

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.13% ($32,489 average AGI)
from Coles County, IL  0.83% ($32,058)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.41% ($41,794)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.61% ($34,770 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.99% ($29,651)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($36,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Villa Grove:

  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Villa Grove:

  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Villa Grove:

  • 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)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $1,640,000Total costs
  • 7,250Total average daily traffic
  • 362Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,613Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Villa Grove)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • From Int Us 36 & Sr 130 North 2 Mi East .25 Mi (Lat: 39.821417 Lon: -88.156722), Call Sign: KZF694
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/02/2015, Certifier: Thomas E Bretz
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Jct Cr 1550n & 1150e (Lat: 39.879556 Lon: -88.255417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 9.4 m, Call Sign: WPZZ805
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.112 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2004, Expiration Date: 04/19/2014, Certifier: Bruce Lee Jr
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725a N. Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • VILLA GROVE, 101 Railroad St (Lat: 39.860583 Lon: -88.161972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNTI685
    Assigned Frequencies: 6305.96 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5050, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • VILLA GROVE, Missouri Pacific Right Of Way 5 Mi Ne (Lat: 39.860583 Lon: -88.161972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNTQ299
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.081 MHz, 928.081 MHz, 932.306 MHz, 941.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0392, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • VILLA GROVE, E. Harrison & S. Sycamore Street (Lat: 39.865889 Lon: -88.161083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQKU240
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2009, Expiration Date: 09/14/2019, Certifier: William A Cooley
    Registrant: Cellular Properties, Inc., 440 W Jasper, Paris, IL 61944, Phone: (217) 232-6444, Fax: (217) 465-3414, Email:
  • VILLA GROVE, 212 South Sycamore Street (Lat: 39.860556 Lon: -88.160722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WQPN924
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Ed King
    Registrant: Cellular Properties, Inc., 28 Towne Centre, Danville, IL 61832, Phone: (217) 442-2355, Fax: (217) 446-9830, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K9GTN, Licensee ID: L01197354
    Grant Date: 09/28/2006, Expiration Date: 11/05/2016, Certifier: William J Jones
    Registrant: William J Jones, 1 S Main St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Call Sign: KA9FCM
    Grant Date: 06/28/1996, Expiration Date: 06/28/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2008
    Registrant: Joel E Lasswell, 1353 Ncr 1550 E, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Call Sign: KA9LEU, Licensee ID: L01261719
    Grant Date: 03/26/2007, Expiration Date: 05/27/2017, Certifier: James D Osborne
    Registrant: James D Osborne, 206 W Vine St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Call Sign: KB9GNQ, Licensee ID: L00315250
    Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/16/2021, Certifier: Aaron P Partlow
    Registrant: Aaron P Partlow, 302 W Vine, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Call Sign: KB9KBW
    Grant Date: 04/20/1995, Expiration Date: 04/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2007
    Registrant: William H Olehy, 201 Vine St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Call Sign: N9HNG, Previous Call Sign: KA9ZND
    Grant Date: 05/24/1988, Expiration Date: 05/24/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2000
    Registrant: Charles G Keith, 402 Front St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Call Sign: N9XPK, Licensee ID: L00216660
    Grant Date: 07/14/1994, Expiration Date: 07/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2000
    Registrant: Shirley K Fancher, 504 S Spruce, Villa Grove, IL 61956

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1273D , Serial Number: 19849, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): William J Jones, 1 So Main St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Aircraft: SHANKS MICHAEL D ROTORWAY EXEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 257MS , Serial Number: 3322, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Shanks, 106 S Oak St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P & W R-1340-AN-1 (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31628 , Serial Number: 301-0525, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 11/16/1983
    Registrant (Corporation): Ag One Aviation LLC, 1 S Main St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46780 , Serial Number: 10720, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1952
    Registrant (Individual): Adrian C Sheets, 603 S Spruce St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Aircraft: CHALLENGER/QUAD CITY CORP CHALLENGER 1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5623N , Serial Number: 0399-R-0725, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James D Osborne, 206 Vine St, Villa Grove, IL 61956
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5931E , Serial Number: 17431, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1959
    Registrant (Individual): James W Agan, 502 North St, Villa Grove, IL 61956

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Villa Grove

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Most common first names in Villa Grove, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2478.0 years
Mary2476.2 years
James2373.8 years
Charles1968.9 years
William1975.2 years
Robert1875.5 years
George1476.6 years
Helen1177.4 years
Kenneth973.8 years
Florence986.0 years
Most common last names in Villa Grove, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1173.4 years
Berry881.5 years
Crawford766.6 years
Williams771.0 years
Lewis776.9 years
Rund659.8 years
Allen684.2 years
Martin669.5 years
Jones676.3 years
Bowles573.0 years

Businesses in Villa Grove, IL

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

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