Grand Detour, Illinois

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Population in 2010: 429.
Males: 189  (44.2%)
Females: 240  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

47.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,042
Grand Detour:

$64,042
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,869

Grand Detour CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $157,927
Grand Detour:

$157,927
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $280,280; detached houses: $277,403

Median gross rent in 2019: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Detour: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (57.1%), Irish (9.1%), Lithuanian (3.6%), American (3.2%), Russian (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 673 feet

7 residents are foreign born (2.0% North America).

This place:

2.0%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,327 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,772 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (31.2 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (81.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (89.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lost Nation, IL (1.6 miles ),
Dixon, IL (2.3 miles ),
Franklin Grove, IL (2.6 miles ),
Oregon, IL (3.0 miles ),
Ashton, IL (3.2 miles ),
Mount Morris, IL (3.2 miles ),
Polo, IL (3.2 miles ),
Nelson, IL (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 89.41 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Grand Detour, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grand Detour, IL in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

6.5%

Tornado activity:

Grand Detour-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Grand Detour place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Detour-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 78% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from Grand Detour 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 227.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from Grand Detour center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 283.9 miles away from Grand Detour 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 Ogle County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Detour:

  • JACK MABLEY DEVELOPEMENTAL CTR (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • KILKER-PINE ACRES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • BLACKHAWK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • NEW MAIN GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • OTTAWA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • HERITAGE SQUARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • DAVITA- DIXON KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DIXON, IL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Grand Detour:

  • 18 miles: Byron 1 and 2 in Byron, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Detour:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 28 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 34 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Rock Valley College (about 36 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Ashford University (about 41 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 44 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 50 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 56 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Dixon Rural Fire Protection District Station 2 Grand Detour (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Grand Detour Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Ogle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
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

For population 15 years and over in Grand Detour:

Marital status in Grand Detour, IL
  • Never married: 7.3%
  • Now married: 79.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Detour:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grand Detour, IL (based on Ogle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,51231
Catholic7,6754
Evangelical Protestant5,46441
Other2533
None31,593-
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: 9
Ogle County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Ogle County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ogle County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
Illinois:

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

11.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

5.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Winnebago County, IL  1.19% ($41,771 average AGI)
from Lee County, IL  0.68% ($46,317)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.62% ($46,894)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  1.20% ($46,825 average AGI)
to Lee County, IL  0.74% ($36,570)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.52% ($39,884)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Detour:

  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Detour:

  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Detour:

  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.8mTotal length
  • $1,524,000Total costs
  • 13,825Total average daily traffic
  • 788Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,700Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grand Detour, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grand Detour, IL


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: KOLB TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: COMPACT RA MZ202 (60 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2717N, N2717N, N-2717N, Serial Number: MU-52-2007, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Scott Shepherd, 8240 Water St, Grand Detour, IL 61021
    Deregistered: Yes

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Detour, IL
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Detour, IL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Grand Detour compared to Illinois 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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