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Population in 2012: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 

Males: 104  (45.8%)
Females: 124  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62480.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,276 (it was $26,429 in 2000)
Willow Hill:

$27,276
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,955

Willow Hill village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,692 (it was $28,200 in 2000)
Willow Hill:

$34,692
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,871; Detached houses: $60,217; Mobile homes: $22,800

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 222 (96.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Willow Hill: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.7%), English (11.5%), Irish (11.5%), Norwegian (8.9%), Swedish (4.2%), United States (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/14/1901

Elevation: 502 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Willow Hill:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willow Hill village:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Willow Hill, Illinois as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Willow Hill to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $285 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (47.0 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (114.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (197.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ste. Marie, IL (2.1 miles ), Oblong, IL (2.5 miles ), Newton, IL (2.8 miles ), Yale, IL (2.9 miles) , Rose Hill, IL (3.2 miles) , Stoy, IL (3.2 miles) , Hidalgo, IL (3.6 miles) , Annapolis, IL (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 88.02 W

Area code: 618

Willow Hill household income distribution Willow Hill home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-6.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Printing workers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Legal support workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Willow Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Willow Hill village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Willow Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 51% 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 38.4 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 14.2 miles away from Willow Hill 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 71.1 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 37.3 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 28.3 miles away from Willow Hill center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 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 Jasper 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: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Willow Hill:

  • RIDGEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OBLONG, IL)
  • NEWTON REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEWTON, IL)
  • CRAWFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; ROBINSON, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Willow Hill, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willow Hill:

  • Vincennes University (about 35 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,470)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 35 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • Lake Land College (about 37 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 43 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Indiana State University (about 47 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 8,125)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 70 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 73 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)

Public elementary/middle school in Willow Hill:

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Notable location: Willow Hill Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Todd Cemetery (1), Edison Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jasper County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.0%

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  13.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Willow Hill, IL

Willow Hill 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Willow Hill travel time to work - commute


Willow Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Willow Hill village (based on Jasper County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.73%
Here56.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents39.1%17.9%14.5%8.9%8.6%
Congregations9.4%18.8%28.1%9.4%3.1%
NameChurches of ChristLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.1%1.4%1.4%2.8%
Congregations12.5%3.1%3.1%3.1%9.4%
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: 1
Jasper County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jasper County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Jasper County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

26.7%
Illinois:

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

16.6%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$1,771$21,2521$221
Totals for Government 1$1,771$21,2521$221

Willow Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($175.44)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($162.28)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($92.11)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($78.95)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($21.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($21.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($78.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($100.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($48.25)

Willow Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,000 ($87.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($74.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($13.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($214.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($109.65)
    Highways: $7,000 ($30.70)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($52.63)

Willow Hill government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $188,000 ($824.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $186,000 ($815.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($8.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $339,000 ($1486.84)

4.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Effingham County, IL  1.16% ($22,304 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IL  0.33% ($43,923)
from Richland County, IL  0.33% ($22,077)


5.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Effingham County, IL  0.90% ($35,444 average AGI)
to Richland County, IL  0.65% ($24,192)
to Crawford County, IL  0.50% ($206,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in Willow Hill:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willow Hill:

  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; NEWTON, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WSEI (92.9 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Willow Hill:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W57AO (Channel 57; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: FULL GOS. BUS. MENS. FELLOW INTL.)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,625
Total average daily truck traffic: 203
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,659


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Well Site (Lat: 38.995889 Lon: -88.035583), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPLT786
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/1998, Expiration Date: 02/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003, Certifier: Patricia Burtch
    Registrant: National License Corporation, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256-2206, Fax: (800) 841-0516
  • Mm- Dr 9, 0.5mi S Of Main St (Lat: 38.987417 Lon: -88.021889), Type: Building, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQAV637
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2004, Expiration Date: 08/16/2014, Certifier: Michael T Birch
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9TVC, Licensee ID: L01625204
    Grant Date: 03/17/2011, Expiration Date: 03/17/2021, Certifier: William E Leffler
    Registrant: William E Leffler, 19344a E 1050 Ave, Willow Hill, IL 62480

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48CE , Serial Number: TD-163, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1958
    Registrant (Partnership): Clifford Ehorn, 10523 N State Highway 49, Willow Hill, IL 62480, Other Owners: Judith Ehorn


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Willow Hill, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles982.8 years
Anna685.4 years
William678.0 years
Arthur579.8 years
John581.4 years
James567.8 years
Mary575.0 years
Edna487.0 years
Clyde472.0 years
Harold471.7 years
Most common last names in Willow Hill, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chapman1071.8 years
Miller775.2 years
Roberts779.7 years
Cox681.5 years
Ferguson674.5 years
Coleman678.7 years
Manning684.3 years
Bruner573.2 years
Wilson582.4 years
Fear479.0 years

Willow Hill on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
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