Waggoner, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 256 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 120  (47.0%)
Females: 136  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62572.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,653 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Waggoner:

$30,653
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,163 (it was $12,534 in 2000)

Waggoner village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,448 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Waggoner:

$38,448
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $47,671; Detached houses: $51,165; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $44,823; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $44,823; Mobile homes: $42,002

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 263 (98.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waggoner: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Irish (20.9%), United States (12.9%), English (6.1%), Italian (4.3%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/01/1895

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 972 people per square mile   (low).

Waggoner,IL real estate house value index trend

Waggoner, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Waggoner:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waggoner village:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,278 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (1.3%)

Waggoner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (28.1 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (60.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (199.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farmersville, IL (2.1 miles ), Raymond, IL (2.4 miles ), Harvel, IL (2.6 miles ), Standard City, IL (2.7 miles) , Girard, IL (2.9 miles ), Nilwood, IL (2.9 miles ), Virden, IL (3.3 miles ), Morrisonville, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.38 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Waggoner household income distribution Waggoner home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Child care workers (19%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Waggoner, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waggoner-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Waggoner village 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 3.1 miles away from the village center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waggoner-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 114.5 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 102.3 miles away from Waggoner 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 139.5 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 153.0 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 115.4 miles away from Waggoner center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 99.8 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 Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waggoner topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waggoner:

  • PLEASANT HILL HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GIRARD, IL)
  • VIRDEN NURSING REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • SUNRISE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • SUNRISE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-CARLINVILLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Waggoner:

  • 15 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 Waggoner:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 24 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 25 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 42 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 45 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Millikin University (about 49 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 54 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • McKendree University (about 54 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

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Montgomery 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 2012 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.524. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.524
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.2

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.7%
(33.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Waggoner 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waggoner village (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.62%
Here: 52.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents24.0%20.7%12.9%9.6%8.3%
Congregations21.1%10.5%6.6%11.8%11.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.0%4.4%4.2%3.3%7.6%
Congregations6.6%9.2%6.6%2.6%13.2%
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: 6
Montgomery County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montgomery County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

13.7%
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 0$0 7$485
Water Supply 0$0 3$925
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,685

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($113.28)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($27.34)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($27.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($7.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($50.78)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($42.97)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($19.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($140.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($74.22)
    Highways: $7,000 ($27.34)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($19.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($507.81)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
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 Macoupin County, IL  0.92% ($31,713 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.42% ($31,935)
from Bond County, IL  0.34% ($33,838)


4.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
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 Macoupin County, IL  0.97% ($27,870 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.67% ($41,757)
to Madison County, IL  0.39% ($39,767)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waggoner:

  • 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)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waggoner:

  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waggoner:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Corner Of Elm & Main St (Lat: 39.377556 Lon: -89.655639), Call Sign: WNFK404
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

Most common first names in Waggoner, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John676.7 years
Charles578.0 years
Mary578.6 years
Robert468.0 years
William482.7 years
Edith384.7 years
Bessie388.0 years
Harry372.7 years
Roy380.7 years
Walter385.3 years
Most common last names in Waggoner, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wood778.6 years
Griffith481.0 years
Baker486.3 years
Leach469.2 years
Clark478.0 years
Webb484.0 years
Long486.3 years
Lemaster481.3 years
Gerlach380.3 years
Matthews377.0 years

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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
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