Philo, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 1,400 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 698  (49.9%)
Females: 702  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61864.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,204 (it was $56,852 in 2000)
Philo:

$80,204
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,375 (it was $21,502 in 2000)

Philo village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,483 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Philo:

$155,483
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $185,277; detached houses: $199,629; townhouses or other attached units: $159,761; in 2-unit structures: $143,266; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,388; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,347; mobile homes: $30,325

Median gross rent in 2019: $775.

March 2019 cost of living index in Philo: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.6%
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According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Philo, Illinois as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Philo is 1,642 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (44.8%), Irish (12.7%), American (8.3%), English (7.1%), European (3.2%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/10/1875

Elevation: 737 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,836 people per square mile   (low).

Philo, Illinois map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.3%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,430 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,226 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (9.3 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (107.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (129.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sidney, IL (2.2 miles ),
Tolono, IL (2.4 miles ),
Savoy, IL (2.5 miles ),
Urbana, IL (2.8 miles ),
Pesotum, IL (3.0 miles ),
Champaign, IL (3.0 miles ),
Longview, IL (3.1 miles),
St. Joseph, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 88.16 W

Area code: 217

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $49,200
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Philo, IL residents
Average permit cost in Philo, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +283 (+27.4%).
Most common industries in Philo, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.6%)
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Philo, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Financial managers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Philo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Philo, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Philo-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Philo village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 tornado 2.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Philo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 143% 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 108.4 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 83.2 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 108.4 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 141.1 miles away from Philo 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 107.1 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 97.8 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 Champaign County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Philo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Philo:

  • COUNTRYVIEW HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TOLONO, IL)
  • CLARK-LINDSEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • CHAMPAIGN URBANA REG REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAVOY, IL)
  • URBANA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • THE CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • MANORCARE AT URBANA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; URBANA, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF CHAMPAIGN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHAMPAIGN, IL)

Amtrak station near Philo:

  • 9 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philo:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 9 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 12 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 32 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 37 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Richland Community College (about 41 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lake Land College (about 42 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Millikin University (about 45 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

Public elementary/middle school in Philo:

  • UNITY EAST (Students: 338, Location: 1638 COUNTY ROAD 1000 N, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Philo:

  • ST THOMAS CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 99, Location: 311 E MADISON ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Philo

Library in Philo:

  • PHILO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $71,788; Location: 115 EAST WASHINGTON STREET; 15,165 books; 100 audio materials; 479 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Philo: Philo Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Locust Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Philo include: Hale Park (1), Hazem Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Champaign 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:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Philo (2011 data):

  • Philo Exchange Bank: at 102 West Washington Street, branch established on 1883/01/01; North Lincoln Street Branch (Route 1 at 401 North Lincoln Street, branch established on 2011/10/27. Info updated 2006/11/02: Bank assets: $80.1 mil, Deposits: $65.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Yankee Ridge, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Philo:

Marital status in Philo, IL
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Philo:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Philo, IL (based on Champaign County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,618111
Mainline Protestant16,65254
Catholic15,21517
Other6,44120
Black Protestant1,4517
Orthodox5952
None132,109-
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: 33
Champaign County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Champaign County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Here:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
This county:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Illinois:

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

9.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Philo:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Philo:

7.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Philo:

28.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Philo:

58.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Philo:

75.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Philo, 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
Streets and Highways 1$8,900$106,8004$6,404
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,250
Totals for Government 1$8,900$106,80012$10,654

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $162,000 ($115.71)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $264,000 ($188.57)
    General Public Buildings: $126,000 ($90.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($63.57)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($20.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($6.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,000 ($99.29)

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

  • Charges - Other: $47,000 ($33.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($30.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $281,000 ($200.71)
    Highways: $37,000 ($26.43)
  • Tax - Property: $148,000 ($105.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($45.00)
    Other License: $4,000 ($2.86)

Philo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($87.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,000 ($59.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($27.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $609,000 ($435.00)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($395 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.64% ($40,129 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.35% ($42,775)
from McLean County, IL  0.22% ($41,706)


7.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.81% ($74,943 average AGI)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.28% ($42,804)
to McLean County, IL  0.24% ($47,897)

Strongest AM radio stations in Philo:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philo:

  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Philo:

  • 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)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

Philo fatal accident list:

Oct 26, 2017 03:30 AM, Cr-18 Philo Rd, Lat: 40.010583, Lon: -88.225781, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.1mTotal length
  • 11,935Total average daily traffic
  • 964Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,236Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Philo, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Philo, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Philo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 908 Country Rd. 1700 E (Lat: 40.012500 Lon: -88.141389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 145.9 m, Overall height: 146.6 m, Call Sign: WPWT896,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.990 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2003, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Marcia K Lobaito, Registrant: Smithwick & Belendiuk, P.C., 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Suite 301, Washington, DC 20016, Phone: (202) 363-4050, Fax: (202) 363-4266, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 15240 S Vincennes (Lat: 41.612528 Lon: -87.635611), Call Sign: KAH307,
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.812 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 10/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2003, Registrant: Cook County Suburban Telecommunications, 15301 Dixie Hwy, Harvey, IL 60426
  • 15210 S Vincennes (Lat: 41.612528 Lon: -87.635611), Call Sign: WBU644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.812 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 10/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2003, Registrant: Cook County Suburban Telecommunications, 15301 Dixie Hwy, Harvey, IL 60426
  • 6.07 Mi From Int Of Rts 10 & 130 (Lat: 40.046972 Lon: -88.134222), Call Sign: WNKZ834, Licensee ID: L00258361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001, Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • Lat: 39.981389 Lon: -88.151250, Call Sign: WQRZ310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.970 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Justin Decker, Registrant: Illinois Cooperative Association Inc., 11596 Illinois Hwy 1, Paris, IL 61944, Phone: (217) 466-4600, Fax: (217) 466-7662, Email:
  • Lat: 39.972694 Lon: -88.160500, Call Sign: WRJD489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.365 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2020, Expiration Date: 08/11/2030, Certifier: Nolan Herbert, Registrant: Nolan Herbert, 632 County Road 1600 East, Philo, IL 61864, Phone: (217) 841-9349, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Philo)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$159,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Philo, IL
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 22 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Philo, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.9%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Philo, IL
    • 6145.9%Outside Fires
    • 4936.8%Structure Fires
    • 1914.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Philo, IL
Most common first names in Philo, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1079.3 years
Frances885.0 years
Mary880.9 years
Helen778.0 years
Charles773.4 years
Donald665.7 years
William680.2 years
Harold575.2 years
James559.8 years
Richard575.2 years
Most common last names in Philo, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller884.9 years
Oneill768.0 years
Godsell671.5 years
Franks674.3 years
Decker688.2 years
Daly583.2 years
Cain576.8 years
Smith575.4 years
Clark479.5 years
Clennon496.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Philo, IL
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Philo, IL
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 43.9%Electricity


Philo 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard J. Eisenmenger (7)
  • Scott Faust (3)
  • Richard Eisenmenger (2)
  • Willard M. Miller (1)
  • Jason D. Norton (1)
  • Scott Robert Faust (1)
  • Peter D. Friedemann (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2021.