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Population in 2012: 3,492 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 

Males: 1,631  (46.7%)
Females: 1,861  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62690.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,396 (it was $31,905 in 2000)
Virden:

$40,396
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,780

Virden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,897 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Virden:

$65,897
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,256; Detached houses: $83,464; In 2-unit structures: $92,339; Mobile homes: $31,487

Median gross rent in 2012: $676.

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  • White alone - 3,351 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Virden: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.2%), Irish (16.9%), English (11.3%), United States (10.4%), Italian (4.8%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/21/1872

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 2,035 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Virden:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Virden city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Virden, Illinois as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Virden to the number of sex offenders is 349 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,472 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $983 (1.7%)

Virden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (20.3 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (65.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (195.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Thayer, IL (1.6 miles ), Girard, IL (2.0 miles ), Auburn, IL (2.5 miles ), Divernon, IL (2.7 miles ), Farmersville, IL (2.8 miles ), Nilwood, IL (2.8 miles ), Standard City, IL (3.3 miles) , Waggoner, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.50 N, Longitude: 89.77 W

Area code: 217

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Crime rates in Virden by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0033012122003
per 100,000 0.00.086.086.60.028.857.629.161.159.50.00.086.2
Robberies 0000200001390
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.057.30.00.00.00.029.791.2262.00.0
Assaults 1131111556662008
per 100,000 315.486.0315.4317.5143.1143.9172.8174.6183.259.50.00.0229.8
Burglaries 03101017521514146126
per 100,000 0.086.0286.7288.6486.7143.9604.8145.5427.5416.2182.4349.3172.3
Thefts 7112727401432264248254154
per 100,000 200.7315.4774.1779.21145.1402.9921.7756.71282.41426.9760.11193.61550.8
Auto thefts 2133225522003
per 100,000 57.328.786.086.657.357.6144.0145.561.159.50.00.086.2
Arson 0000000111032
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.029.130.529.70.087.357.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 78.839.7197.6198.9135.686.0178.4114.8178.6165.873.4157.0203.9

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Crime rate in Virden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Illinois average:

2.78

Virden, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-5.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Virden-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Virden city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Virden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Virden center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/6/1994 at 17:38:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from Virden center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Virden:

  • SUNRISE MANOR (Nursing Home, 333 S WRIGHTSMAN)
  • SUNRISE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 333 SOUTH WRIGHTSMAN STREET)
  • VIRDEN NURSING REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 402 W LOUD)

Political contributions by individuals in Virden, IL

Airports located in Virden:

Amtrak station near Virden:

  • 17 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Virden:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 18 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 18 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 45 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)
  • Millikin University (about 49 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 49 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 59 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 62 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)

Public high school in Virden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Virden:

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Library in Virden:

  • GRAND PRAIRIE OF THE WEST PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $109,992; Location: 142 WEST JACKSON STREET; 20,001 books; 218 audio materials; 454 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Virden: Grand Prairie of the West Public Library (A), Virden City Hall (B), Prairieland Community Ambulance Service (C), Virden Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Virden include: Church of the Brethren (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Methodist Episcopal Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Full Gospel Tabernacle (G), Sacred Heart Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Virden, IL

56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000

Virden compared to Illinois state average:

Virden, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Virden (2011 data):

  • Prairie State Bank and Trust: Virden Branch at 201 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1910/12/19; Virden Drive Up Facility at Corner Of Springfield And Fortune Streets, branch established on 1988/08/18. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $633.0 mil, Deposits: $566.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Zion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: American Central Bancorporation, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Raymond: Mini Drive-Up Facility at 405 North Springfield Street, branch established on 1976/08/12; Virden Branch at 103 South Springfield Street, branch established on 1966/10/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.4 mil, Deposits: $120.6 mil, headquarters in Raymond, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Raymond Bancorp, Inc.
  • Jacksonville Savings Bank: 100 No Dye St Branch at 100 North Dye Street, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $307.2 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, IL, positive income, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Virden travel time to work - commute


Virden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Virden city (based on Macoupin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.34%
Here51.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.1%18.2%12.5%12.1%4.9%
Congregations13.9%18.5%5.6%16.7%2.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.2%3.9%3.9%3.4%8.8%
Congregations7.4%3.7%5.6%2.8%23.1%
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: 15
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Macoupin County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$7,386
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,694$35,3882$476
Police - Other 4$8,652$25,9567$3,206
Streets and Highways 9$21,726$28,9680$0
Totals for Government 19$48,072$30,36119$11,068

Virden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($118.84)
    Police Protection: $407,000 ($116.55)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($111.97)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($82.76)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($30.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($22.91)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($13.46)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($3.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $648,000 ($185.57)

Virden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($6.30)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($3.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $65,000 ($18.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($14.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $437,000 ($125.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $816,000 ($233.68)
    Highways: $98,000 ($28.06)
  • Tax - Property: $155,000 ($44.39)
    NEC: $22,000 ($6.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,412,000 ($404.35)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Madison County, IL  1.59% ($38,793 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.74% ($28,394)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.56% ($22,077)


6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Madison County, IL  1.54% ($36,507 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.88% ($30,073)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.75% ($26,734)

Strongest AM radio stations in Virden:

  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Virden:

  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Virden:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Virden, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Virden fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 2007 09:34 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 39.501867, Lon: -89.767736, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 2006 10:38 PM, Cemetery Rd, Lat: 39.515714, Lon: -89.768269, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1989 07:10 PM, 4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 24, 1987 06:07 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
May 18, 1975 03:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • Route 4 South & George Street (Lat: 39.488361 Lon: -89.767861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKQ278
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 310 East Olive Street (Lat: 39.512722 Lon: -89.763528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN635
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Route 4 South (Lat: 39.488389 Lon: -89.767889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WPOI263
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/1999, Expiration Date: 01/28/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/03/1999, Certifier: Jessica Whetter
    Registrant: Ameritech Cellular Services, 2000 W Ameritech Center Drive 3f45d, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-5000, Phone: (847) 765-5843, Fax: (847) 765-3707

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 515 S. Bissell St. (Lat: 39.493806 Lon: -89.765667), Type: 60.4, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7733997950, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 515 S. Bissell St. (Lat: 39.493806 Lon: -89.765667), Type: 60.4, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100
  • 1.2 Mi S .5 Mi E Of Hwy 4 (Lat: 39.477500 Lon: -89.771389), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 92 m
    Registrant: 6187785250
  • Sw Of Int Of Gm&o Rr & Loud St (Lat: 39.496389 Lon: -89.766389), Type: 25.9, Overall height: 25.9 m
    Registrant: 2175255581, Ken_lindley@ue.Com, 607 E ADAMS

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 232 Matterson St (Lat: 39.501444 Lon: -89.789000), Call Sign: WXB999
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/1998, Expiration Date: 06/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003
    Registrant: Virden, Township Of, 232 Matterson St, Virden, IL 62690
  • East Side Of Park Square (Lat: 39.501722 Lon: -89.767028), Call Sign: WXB808
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.0800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/1998, Expiration Date: 03/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2002
    Registrant: City Of Virden, Virden, IL 62690
  • 213 W Fortune St (Lat: 39.500611 Lon: -89.766750), Call Sign: KSZ425
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 05/08/2021, Certifier: Ron Graham
    Registrant: Pros Rf, 6160 Song Breeze Trace, Duluth, GA 30097-1470, Phone: (270) 908-4402, Fax: (786) 549-7864, Email:
  • Crown Mine Hwy 4 S (Lat: 39.484778 Lon: -89.763972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KMK779
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 10/22/2021
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 317 N Springfield St (Lat: 39.504000 Lon: -89.767778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPXM864
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 05/07/2023, Certifier: Betty E Sternickle
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 39.502889 Lon: -89.774083, Call Sign: WPYG247
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.802 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/05/2013, Certifier: James E Mimlitz
    Registrant: Navionics Research Inc., 595 Vista Hills Court, Eureka, MO 63025, Phone: (636) 938-9633, Fax: (636) 587-2345
  • Lat: 39.503750 Lon: -89.770750, Call Sign: WQOW490, Licensee ID: L00118937
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 02/15/2022, Certifier: Gary Etter
    Registrant: City Of - Virden Municipal Water Supply Virden, 101 West Jackson, Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-3711, Fax: (217) 965-3577

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Virden)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Virden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$68,4966$46,22025$79,7913$28,7304$57,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$78,5030$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$41,1854$80,4732$23,4700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$89,5730$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$65,7100$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.00 , 9560.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$85,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.00 , 9560.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Virden


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Virden, IL

Most common first names in Virden, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6175.4 years
Mary5883.1 years
William4976.6 years
James3676.0 years
George3577.5 years
Robert2768.9 years
Charles2083.4 years
Margaret2082.0 years
Frank1976.5 years
Harold1973.6 years
Most common last names in Virden, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3779.3 years
Cox1483.6 years
Miller1381.0 years
Moore1176.6 years
Page1176.3 years
Hannon1178.3 years
Allen1177.2 years
Mckinney1079.2 years
Jones1081.7 years
Brown979.3 years
Businesses in Virden, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Jones New York1
Curves1La-Z-Boy1
Dairy Queen1Lane Furniture1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1True Value1

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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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