Scottville, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.4%
 
Males: 49  (44.7%)
Females: 61  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

65.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 62674

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,141 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Scottville:

$56,141
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,650 (it was $14,362 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $68,267 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Scottville:

$68,267
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $82,740; detached houses: $84,736; mobile homes: $66,923
March 2019 cost of living index in Scottville: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.0%
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Ancestries: American (32.7%), German (26.5%), English (16.3%), Irish (8.2%), Scottish (6.1%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/25/1885

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 110 people per square mile   (very low).

Scottville, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,551 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (32.0 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (59.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (207.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Modesto, IL (2.5 miles ),
Palmyra, IL (2.6 miles ),
Hettick, IL (3.0 miles),
Franklin, IL (3.2 miles ),
Murrayville, IL (3.3 miles ),
Greenfield, IL (3.3 miles ),
Waverly, IL (3.4 miles ),
Woodson, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 90.10 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Scottville, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scottville, IL in 2019

Scottville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Scottville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (18.7%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (32.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.7%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Truck transportation (11.8%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Scottville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Teachers, special education (4.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (32.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (12.2%)
  • Teachers, special education (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)

Average climate in Scottville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.393. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.393
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Scottville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Scottville village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scottville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 252% 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 138.8 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 138.8 miles away from Scottville 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 127.4 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 162.4 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 162.9 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 139.8 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 Macoupin County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scottville topographic map

Amtrak station near Scottville:

  • 18 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scottville:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 37 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 48 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lindenwood University (about 53 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 55 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • St Charles Community College (about 58 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scottville: Northwestern Area Ambulance and Rescue Service (A), Scottville - Modesto Rural Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Scottville:

Marital status in Scottville, IL
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Scottville:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Illinois average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scottville, IL (based on Macoupin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93862
Catholic7,7079
Mainline Protestant6,82539
Other901
Orthodox401
None22,165-
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: 15
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,661
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,661

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($163.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($118.18)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($90.91)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,000 ($45.45)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($154.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($136.36)
    Highways: $3,000 ($27.27)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($36.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,000 ($772.73)

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Madison County, IL  1.59% ($43,390 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($39,418)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.46% ($34,827)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Madison County, IL  1.54% ($40,673 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.78% ($37,698)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.43% ($27,506)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scottville:

  • 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)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scottville:

  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Scottville:

  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.2mTotal length
  • 670Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 892Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi S On Hettick Blacktop (Lat: 39.439778 Lon: -90.094833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPFM416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 07/29/2024, Registrant: Landes Farms Inc., 31275 Hettick Scottville Rd, Palmyra, IL 62674, Phone: (217) 484-6255, Fax: (217) 484-6355, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scottville, IL
  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scottville, IL
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Scottville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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