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Demographics Analysis

The people of Altamont City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 93

5 to 9 years : 81

10 to 14 years : 136

15 to 17 years : 49

18 and 19 years : 17

20 years : 5

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 17

25 to 29 years : 80

30 to 34 years : 72

35 to 39 years : 91

40 to 44 years : 52

45 to 49 years : 82

50 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 53

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 23

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 31

80 to 84 years : 24

85 years and over : 25

Female:

Under 5 years : 81

5 to 9 years : 98

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 18

20 years : 14

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 38

25 to 29 years : 103

30 to 34 years : 103

35 to 39 years : 66

40 to 44 years : 101

45 to 49 years : 62

50 to 54 years : 59

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 66

62 to 64 years : 27

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 55

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 26


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,448

Multiple ancestry : 450

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 9

Ancestry not reported : 374


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Altamont City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,281

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 174

5 to 17 years : 489

18 to 24 years : 129

25 to 34 years : 358

35 to 44 years : 310

45 to 54 years : 266

55 to 59 years : 101

60 and 61 years : 82

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 130

75 years and over : 162

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 17 years : 471

18 to 24 years : 122

25 to 34 years : 303

35 to 44 years : 271

45 to 54 years : 239

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 102

75 years and over : 116

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 18

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 55

35 to 44 years : 39

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 28

75 years and over : 46

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 997

Female : 995

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 121

Female : 168

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,976

Born in other state in the United States : 280

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 359

Now married, except separated : 800

Divorced : 173

Separated : 0

Widowed : 87

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 34

Now married, except separated : 172

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 43

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 2,084

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Altamont City, Illinois

  • German: 772   (38.9%)
  • United States Or American: 296   (14.9%)
  • Irish: 264   (13.3%)
  • English: 177   (8.9%)
  • Other Groups: 158   (8.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 56   (2.8%)
  • Dutch: 46   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 46   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 37   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 36   (1.8%)
  • Polish: 34   (1.7%)
  • Welsh: 19   (1.0%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 7   (0.4%)
  • European: 5   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.3%)
  • British: 4   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Altamont City, Illinois is 2,281



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Altamont City, Illinois: 1,118
Female Population in Altamont City, Illinois: 1,163


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Altamont City, Illinois: 34.8
Median Female Resident Age in Altamont City, Illinois: 34.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Altamont City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

38.6

Male

33.2

Female

42.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

41.5

Male

48.5

Female

4.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.5

Male

46.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

37.5

Male

37.5

Female

40.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.5

Male

30.5

Female

25.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.6

Male

33.3

Female

42.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Altamont City, Illinois


  • White: 2,256
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 9
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 16



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Altamont City, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Altamont City, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.57%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 42   (6.02%)
  • 9th Grade: 42   (6.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (4.01%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (2.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 39   (5.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 234   (33.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 47   (6.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 85   (12.18%)
  • Associate Degree: 68   (9.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 70   (10.03%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.57%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.57%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 94   (11.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (3.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (2.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (0.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 28   (3.42%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 272   (33.25%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 87   (10.64%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 152   (18.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 31   (3.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 79   (9.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (2.32%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Altamont City, Illinois

  • Altamont Cusd 10


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 7 S Ewing St, Altamont, IL 62411, Phone: (618) 483-6195, Students: 798 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Altamont City, Illinois

  • Altamont Grade School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 407 S Edwards St, Altamont, IL 62411, Phone: (618) 483-5171, Students: 457 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Altamont City, Illinois

  • Altamont High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 7 S Ewing St, Altamont, IL 62411, Phone: (618) 483-6194, Students: 341 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Altamont City, Illinois

  • Altamont Lutheran Interparish School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 7 S Edwards Street, Altamont, IL 62411, Phone: (618) 483-6428, Students: 154 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Altamont City, Illinois

  • Altamont Public Library


    121 West Washington Avenue, Altamont, IL 62411

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Altamont City, Illinois


  • Harmony School Inc


    2208 Main Street, Altamont, TN 37301

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Altamont City, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Altamont City, Illinois.

Area Features of Altamont City, Illinois


Building


(1) Altamont Ambulance Service   (2) Altamont Fire Protection District   (3) Altamont Municipal Building   (4) Altamont Public Library   (5) Gieseking Ambulance Service   (6) Lutheran Care Center  

Cemetery


(1) Fremington Cemetery   (2) German Methodist Cemetery   (3) Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   (4) Mccoy Cemetery   (5) Mount Moriah Cemetery   (6) Saint Clare Catholic Cemetery   (7) Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery   (8) Union Cemetery  

Church


(1) Altamont Christian Church   (2) First Baptist Church   (3) First Pentacostal Church   (4) First United Methodist Church   (5) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (6) Saint Clares Roman Catholic Church   (7) Saint Pauls Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Altamont   (2) Township Of Moccasin   (3) Township Of Mound  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 82  

Dam


(1) Altamont Reservoir Dam   (2) Old Altamont Reservoir Dam   (3) Shoemakers Pond Dam  

Locale


(1) Altamont Water Treatment Plant   (2) Burrow Farms   (3) Laue Farms   (4) Moll Farms   (5) Moundside Farm   (6) Wachtel Farms  

Park


(1) Effingham County Fairgrounds   (2) Gilbert Park   (3) Heritage Park   (4) Rock Cave Nature Preserve   (5) Schmidt Park  

Populated Place


(1) Altamont   (2) Blue Point   (3) Dexter   (4) East Meadows   (5) Freenanton Historical   (6) Keptown   (7) Southmore Heights  

Post Office


(1) Altamont Post Office   (2) Blue Point Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Altamont Reservoir   (2) Old Altamont Reservoir   (3) Shoemakers Pond  

School


(1) Altamont Grade School   (2) Altamont High School   (3) Altamont Lutheran Interparish School   (4) Banner School Historical   (5) Bethlehem School   (6) Devore School Historical   (7) Frog Pond Nursery School   (8) Grant School Historical   (9) Highland School Historical   (10) Mccoy School Historical   (11) Mound School Historical   (12) Prairie Cottage School Historical  

Stream


(1) Coon Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Altamont City, Illinois

62411 (pop. 4,185)


Cities Nearby Altamont City, Illinois

Mound Township, IL  (pop. 3,388) 0.4 Miles
Moccasin Township, IL  (pop. 586) 4.8 Miles
St. Elmo City, IL  (pop. 1,719) 6.0 Miles
West Township, IL  (pop. 450) 6.6 Miles
Avena Township, IL  (pop. 2,253) 6.9 Miles
Loudon Township, IL  (pop. 938) 8.1 Miles
Summit Township, IL  (pop. 3,438) 8.3 Miles
Beecher City Village, IL  (pop. 437) 9.0 Miles
Mason Township, IL  (pop. 1,624) 9.7 Miles
Mason Town, IL  (pop. 434) 9.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Altamont City, Illinois

618



Elevation in Altamont City, Illinois is 614.0 ft. (187.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Altamont City, Illinois

Lat: 39.060015 N        Long: -88.748794 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Altamont City, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Altamont City, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 60   (5.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 36   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 90   (8.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 138   (13.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 98   (9.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 183   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 71   (7.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 42   (4.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 102   (10.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 141   (13.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 806

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 104

In 3-person carpool : 37

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 5

Walked : 64

Other means : 22

Worked at home : 25


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 145

5 to 9 minutes : 165

10 to 14 minutes : 35

15 to 19 minutes : 110

20 to 24 minutes : 315

25 to 29 minutes : 125

30 to 34 minutes : 58

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 4

45 to 59 minutes : 63

60 to 89 minutes : 5

90 or more minutes : 13


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altamont City, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 246

No Social Security income : 661


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altamont City, Illinois)

With retirement income : 184

No retirement income : 723


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 29

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 33

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 69

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 93

$60,000 to $74,999 : 92

$75,000 to $99,999 : 76

$100,000 to $124,999 : 44

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,661


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Altamont City, Illinois

  • WCRA (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WJBD (1350 AM; 0.43 kW; Salem, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WPMB (1500 AM; 0.25 kW; Hagarstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WPMB (1500 AM; 0.25 kW; Hagarstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Altamont City, Illinois

  • WMCI (101.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Kirby Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron Inc.)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; Flora, IL; Owner: H & R Communications, Inc.)
  • WKRV (107.1 FM; Brownstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; Ramsey, IL; Owner: Countryside Broadcasting)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Kinmundy, IL; Owner: East West Crossculture Education)
  • 970606MA (89.3 FM; Jewett, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WEFI (89.5 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; Trilla, IL; Owner: Community College District #517)
  • WTMH (89.9 FM; Mulberry Grove, IL; Owner: Pearl Communications Group)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Beecher City, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Brindisi Consortium)
  • WSLE (91.3 FM; Salem, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WVNL (91.7 FM; Hagarstown, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; Ramsey, IL; Owner: Countryside Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Premier Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; Herrick, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Altamont City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 137  (24.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 66  (11.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 71  (12.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 94  (16.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 124  (23.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 125  (24.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 216  (41.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 190 Farms In Altamont City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Altamont City, Illinois

First Mid-illinois Bank & Trust, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 36

National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $345.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 20

Peoples Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $377.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 12

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Altamont City, Illinois

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 30.9 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 31.6 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 38.3 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 42.1 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 51.3 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 53.9 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Altamont City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.02%

Carpooled

10.06%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.99%

Other Means

1.04%

Worked At Home

3.89%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Altamont City, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 482

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 14

Female householder, no husband present : 91

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 307

Householder not living alone : 13


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 11

All other households : 888


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 421

Renter-occupied housing units : 61

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 22

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 225

Renter-occupied housing units : 95


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 76

$10,000 to $14,999 : 73

$15,000 to $19,999 : 62

$20,000 to $24,999 : 82

$25,000 to $29,999 : 82

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $44,999 : 80

$45,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 95

$60,000 to $74,999 : 97

$75,000 to $99,999 : 93

$100,000 to $124,999 : 50

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Total : 923


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Occupied : 907

Vacant : 16


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 5

Built 2000 to 2004 : 65

Built 1990 to 1999 : 79

Built 1980 to 1989 : 53

Built 1970 to 1979 : 211

Built 1960 to 1969 : 162

Built 1950 to 1959 : 133

Built 1940 to 1949 : 52

Built 1939 or earlier : 163


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 870

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 6

Electricity : 26

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 5

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 24

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 21

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 5

$40,000 to $49,999 : 71

$50,000 to $59,999 : 33

$60,000 to $69,999 : 43

$70,000 to $79,999 : 101

$80,000 to $89,999 : 132

$90,000 to $99,999 : 23

$100,000 to $124,999 : 92

$125,000 to $149,999 : 18

$150,000 to $174,999 : 42

$175,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 to $249,999 : 5

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$300,000 to $399,999 : 24

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 11

Home equity loan only : 86

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 332

Housing units without a mortgage : 253


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Altamont City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $170,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $83,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $88,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $87,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $83,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $46,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $66,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $74,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Altamont City, Illinois: 64.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Altamont City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 98.63%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.37%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Altamont City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 6 6 $418,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $308,500
  Total

7 14 $727,100
2000        
  Single Family 9 9 $723,825
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $723,825
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $362,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $362,800
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $327,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $327,600
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $559,335
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $559,335
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $714,209
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $714,209
2005        
  Single Family 6 6 $723,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $723,900
2006        
  Single Family 8 8 $579,351
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $579,351


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Altamont City, IL): $33,186
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Altamont City): $61,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Altamont City): $498
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Altamont City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 93.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.8%
Electricity: 5.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Altamont City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Altamont City, Illinois

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 606 Kentucky Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/17/1997

Effingham County Health Dept


     Address: 901 West Virginia, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/24/1975

Fayette County Health Dept


     Address: 509 West Edwards P.o. Box 340, Vandalia, Illinois 62471
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/10/1976

Shelby Memorial Hospital Home


     Address: 200 South Cedar Street, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/3/1995

Salem Township Hospital/home


     Address: 1201 Ricker Dr. P.o. Box 1250, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/1/1985

Hospitals Close To Altamont City, Illinois

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 N Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Shelby Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 S Cedar St, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Salem Township Hospital


     Address: 1201 Ricker Drive, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Pana Community Hospital


     Address: 101 E Ninth Street, Pana, Illinois 62557
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Clay County Hospital


     Address: 911 Stacy Burk Drive, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Altamont City, Illinois

Lutheran Care Center


     Address: 702 West Cumberland, Altamont, Illinois 62411
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Lakeland Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 800 West Temple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Effingham Rehab & Health Care Ctr


     Address: 1610 North Lakewood, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Evergreen Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 1115 North Wenthe, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 60%

St Anthony's Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 North Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 69%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Altamont City, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 76 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Altamont City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 540
    Disabled Workers: 90
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Effingham County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 26.96%
  • Bush & Cheney 72.33%
  • Other 0.71%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Altamont City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Effingham County, IL

4.51 % of Effingham County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,919

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Effingham County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Fayette County , IL 0.41 % ($28,982 AGI )
  • Shelby County , IL 0.41 % ($32,125 AGI )
  • Clay County , IL 0.32 % ($20,636 AGI )

Relocation away from Effingham County, IL

5.92 % of Effingham County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,607

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Effingham County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Fayette County , IL 0.44 % ($23,613 AGI )
  • Coles County , IL 0.42 % ($28,500 AGI )
  • Jasper County , IL 0.33 % ($22,304 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Altamont City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Altamont City, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 43 0 43
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 3 4
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 129 129 173
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 11 10
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 215 474 433
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 27 19 51
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,161 818 2,209
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 1 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 43 43 43
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 43
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 8 16
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 4 9


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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