Williamson, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 225 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 109  (48.7%)
Females: 116  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62088.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,280 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Williamson:

$44,280
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,176 (it was $12,988 in 2000)

Williamson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $71,195 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Williamson:

$71,195
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $69,873; Detached houses: $76,668; Mobile homes: $32,354

Median gross rent in 2016: $845.

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  • Races in Williamson, IL (2010)

    Williamson races chart
    • 22597.8%White alone
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Williamson: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), English (18.7%), American (15.9%), French (15.9%), Greek (6.5%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/13/1907

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 148 people per square mile   (very low).

Williamson,IL real estate house value index trend

Williamson, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Williamson:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamson village:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $905 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $687 (1.0%)

Williamson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (33.0 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (35.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (225.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Livingston, IL (1.2 miles ), Staunton, IL (1.4 miles ), New Douglas, IL (2.3 miles ), Worden, IL (2.4 miles ), White City, IL (2.4 miles ), Mount Olive, IL (2.5 miles ), Sawyerville, IL (2.6 miles ), Alhambra, IL (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 89.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Williamson household income distribution Williamson home values distribution

Crime rates in Williamson by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 55301000
per 100,000 1,992.02,000.01,214.60.0406.50.00.00.0
Burglaries 00221200
per 100,000 0.00.0809.7806.5406.5819.70.00.0
Theft 44229100
per 100,000 1,593.61,600.0809.7806.53,658.5409.80.00.0
Auto thefts 11000000
per 100,000 398.4400.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.1) 455.6457.4306.188.7256.173.80.00.0

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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 Williamson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-10.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Williamson, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Williamson village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamson-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 107.9 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 101.8 miles away from Williamson 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 126.5 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 127.8 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 109.3 miles away from Williamson center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 94.1 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 Madison County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Williamson:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; STAUNTON, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-STAUNTON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STAUNTON, IL)
  • ALHAMBRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • HITZ MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-GILLESPIE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GILLESPIE, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LITCHFIELD (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamson:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 19 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 24 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • McKendree University (about 27 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 34 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 35 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 35 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

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Notable location: Olive Fire District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Mount Olive Staunton Coal Company Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Madison 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 82.6. This is about average.

City:

82.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.3%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.3
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williamson village (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
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: 48
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Madison County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Madison County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
Illinois:

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

9.6%
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 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 1$150

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($151.11)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($106.67)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($66.67)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($66.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($106.67)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $18,000 ($80.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($44.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($155.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($137.78)
    Highways: $8,000 ($35.56)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($35.56)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($355.56)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.91% ($35,916 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.38% ($41,118)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.27% ($33,631)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($31,914 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.46% ($48,722)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.29% ($31,589)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamson:

  • 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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • 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.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamson:

  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Williamson:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

Williamson fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 1983 00:30 AM, 876, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $45,000Total costs
  • 300Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$140,765
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4038.02

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (27%)

Williamson compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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