Hindsboro, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 296 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 
Males: 136  (46.2%)
Females: 160  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61930.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,913 (it was $32,604 in 2000)
Hindsboro:

$68,913
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,867 (it was $14,014 in 2000)

Hindsboro village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $60,526 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Hindsboro:

$60,526
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $58,335; detached houses: $58,982; mobile homes: $39,151

Median gross rent in 2019: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hindsboro: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
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According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hindsboro, Illinois as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hindsboro is 347 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (36.9%), German (13.6%), English (7.6%), European (6.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1892

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 962 people per square mile   (low).

Hindsboro, Illinois map

8 residents are foreign born

This village:

2.0%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,064 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,052 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (30.4 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (105.9 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (151.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oakland, IL (2.5 miles ),
Camargo, IL (2.9 miles ),
Arcola, IL (3.0 miles ),
Brocton, IL (3.3 miles ),
Tuscola, IL (3.3 miles ),
Newman, IL (3.3 miles ),
Humboldt, IL (3.4 miles ),
Ashmore, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.68 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Distribution of median household income in Hindsboro, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hindsboro, IL in 2019
Hindsboro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hindsboro, IL residents
Average permit cost in Hindsboro, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in Hindsboro, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (14.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.1%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.5%)
  • Social assistance (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Hindsboro, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)

Average climate in Hindsboro, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hindsboro-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Hindsboro village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 tornado 10.8 miles away from the village center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hindsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 157% 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 86.2 miles away from Hindsboro 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 61.1 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 86.3 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) earthquake occurred 118.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.9 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 75.5 miles away from Hindsboro 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 Douglas County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hindsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hindsboro:

  • TUSCOLA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • NEWMAN REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWMAN, IL)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY-JARMAN MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; TUSCOLA, IL)
  • CAROLYN SMITH HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)
  • GAYLORD TULL HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)
  • CHARLESTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)
  • LINCOLNLAND HOSPICE OF SARAH BUSH LINC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Hindsboro:

  • 19 miles: MATTOON (1718 BROADWAY) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hindsboro:

  • Eastern Illinois University (about 15 miles; Charleston, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lake Land College (about 22 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 30 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 33 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Indiana State University (about 42 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 43 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Richland Community College (about 43 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hindsboro Community Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Hindsboro: Hindsboro Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dick Hyde - Baseball player.

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

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

65.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
17 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Hindsboro:

Marital status in Hindsboro, IL
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hindsboro:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hindsboro, IL (based on Douglas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10041
Mainline Protestant4,99623
Catholic2,1043
Other1312
None6,649-
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: 12
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Douglas County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Douglas County:

10.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Douglas County:

17.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hindsboro:

22.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hindsboro:

11.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hindsboro:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hindsboro:

49.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hindsboro:

74.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hindsboro, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$1,600
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,993
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$4,871
Water Supply 0$0 1$650
Totals for Government 0$0 16$9,114

Hindsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($239.86)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($172.30)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($57.43)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($13.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000 ($118.24)

Hindsboro government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($13.51)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($3.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($273.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $62,000 ($209.46)
    Highways: $8,000 ($27.03)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($87.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($40.54)
    Other License: $3,000 ($10.14)

Hindsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $407,000 ($1375.00)

6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.16% ($40,448 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.94% ($43,179)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.66% ($43,127)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hindsboro:

  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hindsboro:

  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • W213AW (90.5 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W201AD (88.1 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hindsboro:

  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)

Hindsboro fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 2004 06:09 AM, Sr-133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1985 01:31 PM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.8mTotal length
  • 14,560Total average daily traffic
  • 2,357Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,848Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hindsboro, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hindsboro, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • JAY R ELIASON, 100 S Illinois (Lat: 39.683639 Lon: -88.133361), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: R Com Lc, 71279 Des M-oines, Phone: (515) 334-8810

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.712611 Lon: -88.159194, Call Sign: WRAH411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.675 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2017, Expiration Date: 11/16/2027, Certifier: Joe Fortney, Registrant: Radi-Com East, 310 E Main, Arcola, IL 61910, Phone: (217) 268-3139, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 5th St & Indiana St (Lat: 39.835306 Lon: -88.134472), Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTU562,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.350 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/1998, Expiration Date: 03/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2009, Certifier: D. Childers, Registrant: Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN 55440, Phone: (952) 742-4696, Email:
  • FAIRGRANGE WT, 1900n And 1280 E (Lat: 39.649250 Lon: -88.134444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQRR730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023, Certifier: Greg J Gillespie, Registrant: Coles Moultrie Electric Cooperative, 104 Dewitt Avenue East, Mattoon, IL 61938-0709, Phone: (217) 235-0341, Fax: (217) 234-8342, Email:

Most common first names in Hindsboro, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John773.7 years
Robert674.5 years
Fred677.6 years
William674.3 years
Charles570.6 years
George576.4 years
Earl474.3 years
Harold468.8 years
Hazel489.5 years
Glenn474.0 years
Most common last names in Hindsboro, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Douglas779.7 years
Johnson770.8 years
Greathouse672.3 years
Thomas682.6 years
Gilbert582.0 years
Manning584.2 years
Cox479.3 years
Jolley471.7 years
Fultz371.0 years
Gobert382.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hindsboro, IL
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hindsboro, IL
  • 85.0%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hindsboro compared to Illinois 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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