Virden, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 3,430 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 1,731  (50.5%)
Females: 1,699  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62690.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,296 (it was $31,905 in 2000)
Virden:

$38,296
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,279 (it was $16,541 in 2000)

Virden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,543 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Virden:

$71,543
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $76,957; Detached houses: $82,394; Mobile homes: $28,751

Median gross rent in 2013: $686.

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  • Races in Virden, IL (2010)

    Virden races chart
    • 3,35197.8%White alone
    • 270.8%Hispanic
    • 190.6%Asian alone
    • 190.6%Two or more races
    • 50.1%Black alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Virden: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Irish (12.6%), United States (11.5%), English (9.5%), Italian (5.4%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/21/1872

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,999 people per square mile   (low).

Virden,IL real estate house value index trend

Virden, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Virden:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Virden city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Virden, Illinois as of September 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Virden to the number of sex offenders is 499 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,537 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $922 (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

Virden household income distribution Virden home values distribution

Crime rates in Virden by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3301212200310
per 100,000 86.086.60.028.857.629.161.159.50.00.086.228.70.0
Robberies 0020000139000
per 100,000 0.00.057.30.00.00.00.029.791.2262.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1111556662008910
per 100,000 315.4317.5143.1143.9172.8174.6183.259.50.00.0229.8258.7290.6
Burglaries 1010175215141461261112
per 100,000 286.7288.6486.7143.9604.8145.5427.5416.2182.4349.3172.3316.2348.7
Thefts 27274014322642482541544132
per 100,000 774.1779.21,145.1402.9921.7756.71,282.41,426.9760.11,193.61,550.81,178.5930.0
Auto thefts 3322552200331
per 100,000 86.086.657.357.6144.0145.561.159.50.00.086.286.229.1
Arson 0000011103200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.029.130.529.70.087.357.40.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 197.6198.9135.686.0178.4114.8178.6165.873.4157.0203.9157.1127.0

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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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-5.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Virden, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Virden-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 124.6 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 111.5 miles away from Virden 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 150.0 miles away from the city 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 162.1 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 125.4 miles away from Virden center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 109.8 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 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).
Virden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Virden:

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

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: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 18 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 45 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Millikin University (about 49 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 51 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Richland Community College (about 54 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • McKendree University (about 62 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Public high school in Virden:

  • NORTH MAC HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 231 W FORTUNE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Virden:

  • NORTH MAC ELEMENTARY (Location: 231 W FORTUNE ST, Grades: PK-3)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

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

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.7%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic 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
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000

Virden, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93862
Catholic7,7079
Mainline Protestant6,82539
Other901
Orthodox401
None22,165-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Virden:

50.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Virden:

46.9%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Virden:

22.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Virden:

58.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Virden:

75.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Virden, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 14$14,505
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,396$42,7923$935
Police - Other 4$10,462$31,38610$6,296
Streets and Highways 9$26,272$35,0290$0
Totals for Government 19$58,130$36,71427$21,736

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($120.99)
    Police Protection: $407,000 ($118.66)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($113.99)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($84.26)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($30.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($23.32)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($13.70)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($3.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $648,000 ($188.92)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($6.41)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($3.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $65,000 ($18.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($15.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $437,000 ($127.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $816,000 ($237.90)
    Highways: $98,000 ($28.57)
  • Tax - Property: $155,000 ($45.19)
    NEC: $22,000 ($6.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,412,000 ($411.66)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Madison County, IL  1.50% ($35,262 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.76% ($34,943)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.58% ($27,870)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Madison County, IL  1.51% ($33,631 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.77% ($32,986)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.54% ($31,713)

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.)
Virden fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Virden fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 2007 09:34 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 39.50187, Lon: -89.76774, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 2006 10:38 PM, Cemetery Rd, Lat: 39.51571, Lon: -89.76827, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1989 07:10 PM, 4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 24, 1987 06:07 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
May 18, 1976 03:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 18, 1975 03:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 375Total average daily traffic
  • 78Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Virden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Virden, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (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
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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
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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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Virden, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Hardee's1
Chevrolet1Jones New York1
Circle K1La-Z-Boy1
Curves1Lane Furniture1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1

Virden compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christopher W. Rahn (2)
  • Mathew Bartham (1)
  • Kevin G. Lowe (1)
  • Steven G. Stone (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2016.