Walshville, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 63 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.2%
Males: 29  (47.1%)
Females: 34  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Illinois median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 62091

Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,890 (it was $19,219 in 2000)
Walshville:

$27,890
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,542 (it was $11,080 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $50,679 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Walshville:

$50,679
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $53,283; detached houses: $72,458; mobile homes: $36,268
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 42.9%
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  • Races in Walshville, IL (2010)
    • 5890.6%White alone
    • 69.4%Black alone
March 2016 cost of living index in Walshville: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.0%), American (20.0%), Scottish (15.0%), English (5.0%), Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/05/1894

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 246 people per square mile   (very low).

Walshville, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $526 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $533 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (42.5 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (45.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sorento, IL (2.3 miles ),
Panama, IL (2.4 miles ),
Mount Olive, IL (2.4 miles ),
Lake Ka-Ho, IL (2.7 miles ),
New Douglas, IL (2.7 miles ),
Litchfield, IL (2.8 miles ),
White City, IL (2.8 miles ),
Taylor Springs, IL (2.8 miles )
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Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 89.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Distribution of median household income in Walshville, IL in 2016
Distribution of house value in Walshville, IL in 2016

Walshville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+29.0%).

Average climate in Walshville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.393. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.393
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Walshville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Walshville village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 tornado 31.6 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walshville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 102.8 miles away from Walshville 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 94.8 miles away from the city 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 124.5 miles away from Walshville 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 131.7 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 104.0 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 88.5 miles away from Walshville 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 (13).
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).
Walshville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Walshville:

  • LITCHFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LITCHFIELD (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walshville:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 28 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 33 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • McKendree University (about 34 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 42 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 42 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 44 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)

Points of interest:

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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
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

57.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

23.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Walshville:

Marital status in Walshville, IL
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Walshville:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.2
Illinois average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walshville, IL (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,42441
Mainline Protestant4,11731
Catholic2,0505
Other3541
None16,159-
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: 6
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery 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
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

4.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Macoupin County, IL  0.72% ($27,506 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.45% ($40,688)
from Madison County, IL  0.43% ($54,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walshville:

  • 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.)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walshville:

  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Walshville:

  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.8mTotal length
  • 3,325Total average daily traffic
  • 256Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,255Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walshville, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Walshville, IL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Ls13 Mp 72.1 - Walshville Aei (Lat: 39.070861 Lon: -89.620056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2.6 m, Call Sign: WQSA455,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 08/22/2013, Expiration Date: 08/22/2023, Certifier: Michael Murphy, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Bn Depot 1 Mi S, Call Sign: WNKZ827, Licensee ID: L00258361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 39.044333 Lon: -89.613389, Call Sign: WYK624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 04/23/2021, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9MPM, Licensee ID: L01085236, Grant Date: 12/23/2015, Expiration Date: 02/05/2026, Certifier: Harold A Laurent, Registrant: Harold A Laurent, 7105 Elm Tr, Walshville, IL 62091-2132

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walshville, IL
  • 87.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity


Walshville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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