Woodson, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 499 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 
Males: 233  (46.9%)
Females: 266  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  50.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 62695.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $55,307 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Woodson:

$55,307
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,833 (it was $17,175 in 2000)

Woodson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $112,765 (it was $65,200 in 2000)
Woodson:

$112,765
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $121,967; Detached houses: $138,371; Mobile homes: $35,215

Median gross rent in 2015: $652.

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  • Races in Woodson, IL (2010)

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    • 49997.5%White alone
    • 61.2%Two or more races
    • 51.0%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Woodson: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (26.8%), German (19.7%), English (12.6%), Irish (10.1%), European (8.1%), Portuguese (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/19/1895

Elevation: 677 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,288 people per square mile   (low).

Woodson,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Woodson:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodson village:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,248 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,388 (1.7%)

Woodson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (32.2 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (69.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (202.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Murrayville, IL (1.9 miles ), South Jacksonville, IL (2.4 miles ), Jacksonville, IL (2.7 miles ), Lynnville, IL (2.8 miles) , Manchester, IL (2.9 miles ), Franklin, IL (3.1 miles ), Scottville, IL (3.5 miles) , Alsey, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 90.22 W

Area code: 217

Woodson household income distribution Woodson home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+16.9%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Woodson, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodson-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Woodson village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woodson-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 149.5 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 137.1 miles away from Woodson 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 173.8 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 174.2 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 150.4 miles away from Woodson center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 134.8 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 Morgan County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woodson topographic map

Birthplace of: Jerry Barber - Professional golfer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Woodson:

  • A R C OF JACKSONVILLE, LTD, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • JACKSONVILLE DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Hospital, about 7 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • ANNA TERRACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-JACKSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • CAMPBELL COURT (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • DOUGLAS TERRACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • LAFAYETTE TERRACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodson:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 34 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 47 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 59 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lindenwood University (about 61 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Western Illinois University (about 63 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 64 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

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Notable locations in Woodson: Murrayville - Woodson Emergency Medical Services (A), Woodson Community Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Illinois average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Woodson village (based on Morgan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,93423
Evangelical Protestant5,85129
Catholic4,4954
Other6353
Black Protestant2993
None18,333-
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: 4
Morgan County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Morgan County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

27.4%
Illinois:

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

6.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Woodson:

21.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Woodson:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

43.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Woodson:

57.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Woodson:

81.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woodson, 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$369
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,239
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$4,870
Sewerage 1$2,999$35,9880$0
Totals for Government 1$2,999$35,98813$6,478

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $15,000 ($30.06)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $44,000 ($88.18)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($46.09)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($30.06)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($28.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($10.02)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.01)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($16.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $27,000 ($54.11)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($18.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($14.03)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($10.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($76.15)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($88.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $33,000 ($66.13)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($28.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $48,000 ($96.19)
    Highways: $15,000 ($30.06)
  • Tax - Property: $33,000 ($66.13)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.01)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $146,000 ($292.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $138,000 ($276.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($16.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $475,000 ($951.90)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Sangamon County, IL  0.89% ($33,475 average AGI)
from Cass County, IL  0.50% ($37,970)
from Scott County, IL  0.38% ($35,882)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Sangamon County, IL  1.13% ($40,176 average AGI)
to Cass County, IL  0.31% ($31,548)
to Scott County, IL  0.24% ($25,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodson:

  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • 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)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodson:

  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • W201BL (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • W228BB (93.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AV (90.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W218BA (91.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woodson:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Woodson fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 1987 08:42 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi S Rt 67 (Lat: 39.609722 Lon: -90.231667), Type: 92.7, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 6187785250
  • S Side Of Winchester Rd 1.5 Mi W Of Rt 67 (Lat: 39.621389 Lon: -90.258056), Type: 97.4, Overall height: 96.7 m, Registrant: 2172457171, , 2161 OLD STATE RD RR4

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9ANR, Licensee ID: L01384680, Grant Date: 03/28/2008, Expiration Date: 05/19/2018, Certifier: Paula J Luttrell, Registrant: Paula J Luttrell, Woodson, IL 62695
  • Call Sign: WA9YTQ, Licensee ID: L00999287, Grant Date: 05/21/2015, Expiration Date: 06/21/2025, Certifier: Ronald E Luttrell, Registrant: Ronald E Luttrell, Main St, Woodson, IL 62695

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Woodson, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James475.3 years
John470.3 years
Clifford280.5 years
Mary281.5 years
Leo276.0 years
Gladys276.0 years
Dorothy293.9 years
Howard269.5 years
Edna274.0 years
Clarence269.5 years
Most common last names in Woodson, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hawks383.7 years
Lee379.7 years
Mcgee378.0 years
Irlam263.6 years
Barnes272.4 years
Hayes285.5 years
Jones273.5 years
Henry268.0 years
Defrates269.5 years
Hicks287.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Woodson compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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