Willisville, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 609 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 253  (41.6%)
Females: 356  (58.4%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62997.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,742 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Willisville:

$24,742
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,617 (it was $12,832 in 2000)

Willisville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,400 (it was $34,300 in 2000)
Willisville:

$41,400
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $621.

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  • Races in Willisville, IL (2010)

    Willisville races chart
    • 61997.8%White alone
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 30.5%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Willisville: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.4%), Irish (14.0%), United States (9.1%), Italian (8.3%), French (8.1%), English (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/10/1901

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,615 people per square mile   (low).

Willisville,IL real estate house value index trend

Willisville, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Willisville:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willisville village:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 19.8%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Willisville, Illinois as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Willisville to the number of sex offenders is 623 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $622 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $435 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (56.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (285.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Percy, IL (1.6 miles ), Cutler, IL (1.9 miles ), Steeleville, IL (2.0 miles ), Campbell Hill, IL (2.1 miles ), Ava, IL (2.9 miles ), Rockwood, IL (3.4 miles) , Sparta, IL (3.4 miles ), Pinckneyville, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Willisville household income distribution Willisville home values distribution

Crime rates in Willisville by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0200
per 100,000 0.0315.00.00.0
Assaults 0010
per 100,000 0.00.0158.70.0
Burglaries 0140
per 100,000 0.0157.5634.90.0
Thefts 3210
per 100,000 473.9315.0158.70.0
Auto thefts 0010
per 100,000 0.00.0158.70.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.3) 19.7122.999.10.0

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

6.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +117 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Construction (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Willisville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Willisville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Willisville village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Willisville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 98.1 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 56.6 miles away from Willisville 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 109.1 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 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Willisville 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 100.7 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 Perry County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Willisville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Willisville:

  • SPARTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SPARTA, IL)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPARTA, IL)
  • SPARTA TERRACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SPARTA, IL)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • COULTERVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COULTERVILLE, IL)
  • FMC - RANDOLPH COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CHESTER, IL)

Amtrak station near Willisville:

  • 20 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willisville:

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 28 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 32 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Rend Lake College (about 39 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 42 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • McKendree University (about 45 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 46 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 47 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)

Library in Willisville:

  • WILLISVILLE VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,501; Location: 803 BROADWAY STREET; 7,255 books; 628 audio materials; 516 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The TV stations for Willisville are: (3)Crainville,IL, (6)Paducah,KY, (8)Carbondale,IL, (12)CapeGirardeau,MO, (23)CapeGirardeau,MO, (49)Paducah,KY)

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Notable locations in Willisville: Pinckneyville Ambulance Service Willisville (A), Willisville Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Perry 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 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.699. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.699
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.2%
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: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.4

Willisville travel time to work - commute Willisville 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 Willisville village (based on Perry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34037
Catholic3,0295
Mainline Protestant2,36311
Black Protestant1781
Other-1
None9,440-
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: 5
Perry County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Perry County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Perry County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.0%
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

62.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Willisville:

68.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Willisville:

26.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Willisville:

7.4
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Willisville:

33.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

69.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willisville, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$375
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,545
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$500
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$828
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,368
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,368
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,368
Totals for Government 0$0 18$7,352

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $149,000 ($244.66)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($149.43)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($54.19)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($8.21)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($113.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($9.85)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($14.78)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($246.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $81,000 ($133.00)
    Highways: $19,000 ($31.20)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $28,000 ($45.98)
    Property: $28,000 ($45.98)

Willisville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $99,000 ($162.56)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,000 ($16.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($146.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($16.42)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($16.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($228.24)

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.93% ($24,211 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IL  0.56% ($29,814)
from Franklin County, IL  0.27% ($31,952)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Jackson County, IL  0.95% ($25,767 average AGI)
to Randolph County, IL  0.61% ($27,957)
to Franklin County, IL  0.52% ($30,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Willisville:

  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willisville:

  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Willisville:

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)

Willisville fatal accident list:

Apr 17, 2010 11:10 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 37.98057, Lon: -89.58702, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC9DQ, Grant Date: 05/05/1997, Expiration Date: 05/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2009, Registrant: Dennis D Welty, 415 Russell St, Willisville, IL 62997
  • Call Sign: KF9NW, Previous Call Sign: N9OHY, Licensee ID: L00830294, Grant Date: 12/16/2014, Expiration Date: 12/16/2024, Registrant: Robert E Franklin, Willisville, IL 62997
  • Call Sign: WB9YUM, Grant Date: 08/09/1988, Expiration Date: 08/09/1998, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2000, Registrant: Jesse L Woolsey, 104 Kings Hwy, Willisville, IL 62997

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Willisville, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1379.8 years
William1075.7 years
Charles772.1 years
Edward776.1 years
Henry579.1 years
George579.0 years
Ruby573.4 years
Joseph475.0 years
Mary479.5 years
Norman476.5 years
Most common last names in Willisville, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bradley880.0 years
Hornbostel880.1 years
Lodge871.3 years
Edwards773.6 years
Luthy680.5 years
Henson580.2 years
Salger585.6 years
Welty574.0 years
Bierman478.8 years
Culp478.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Willisville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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