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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benson Village, 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
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 9 years : 6

10 to 14 years : 8

15 to 17 years : 5

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 18

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 6

45 to 49 years : 29

50 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 5

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 5

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 4

Female:

Under 5 years : 22

5 to 9 years : 17

10 to 14 years : 7

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 10

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 3

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 13

50 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 8

65 and 66 years : 2

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 251

Multiple ancestry : 132

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 32


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benson Village, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 413

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 : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 46

5 to 17 years : 47

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 66

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 73

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 41

75 years and over : 31

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 46

5 to 17 years : 43

18 to 24 years : 24

25 to 34 years : 58

35 to 44 years : 18

45 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 35

75 years and over : 29

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 2

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 : 2

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
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 185

Female : 170

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 42

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 2

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 354

Born in other state in the United States : 58

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 65

Now married, except separated : 179

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 15

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 13

Now married, except separated : 37

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

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 : 2

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 359

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benson Village, Illinois

  • German: 242   (56.4%)
  • Irish: 42   (9.8%)
  • English: 31   (7.2%)
  • United States Or American: 18   (4.2%)
  • Swiss: 15   (3.5%)
  • Italian: 15   (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 12   (2.8%)
  • Scottish: 10   (2.3%)
  • Turkish: 8   (1.9%)
  • Swedish: 8   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 8   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 6   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 4   (0.9%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 1   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benson Village, Illinois is 415



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benson Village, Illinois: 203
Female Population in Benson Village, Illinois: 212


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benson Village, Illinois: 37.8
Median Female Resident Age in Benson Village, Illinois: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benson Village, Illinois


White


Both sexes

36.1

Male

36.2

Female

36.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

42.5

Male

42.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

30.5

Male

0.0

Female

30.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

12.5

Male

0.0

Female

12.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.3

Male

36.2

Female

36.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Benson Village, Illinois


  • White: 414
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 1



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benson Village, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (6.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (3.6%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (1.44%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (1.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 69   (49.64%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (13.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 9   (6.47%)
  • Associate Degree: 17   (12.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 4   (2.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (2.16%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (6.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (2.68%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (2.68%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (1.34%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 80   (53.69%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (11.41%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 16   (10.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (5.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 8   (5.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benson Village, Illinois

  • Roanoke-benson Jr High School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: Po Box 137, Benson, IL 61516, Phone: (309) 394-2233, Students: 181 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Benson Village, Illinois

  • Benson Branch Library


    420 East Front Street, Benson, IL 61516

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benson Village, Illinois


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benson Village, 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 Benson Village, Illinois.

Area Features of Benson Village, Illinois


Airport


(1) Scherer Landing Strip Historical   (2) Unzicker Airport  

Building


(1) Benson Ambulance Service   (2) Benson Community Fire Protection District   (3) Greene Township Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Carroll Cemetery   (2) Church Of The Brethern Cemetery   (3) Clayton Cemetery   (4) Clayton Township Cemetery   (5) Saint John Cemetery   (6) Saint Peter Lutheran Cemetery   (7) Saint Peters Cemetery   (8) Trinity Cemetery  

Church


(1) Benson Baptist Church   (2) Brethren Church   (3) Saint Johns Catholic Church   (4) Saint Paul Lutheran Church   (5) Saint Peter Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Greene   (2) Village Of Benson  

Populated Place


(1) Benson  

Reservoir


(1) Benson Water Tower  

School


(1) Roanoke-benson Junior High School   (2) Spring Hill School Historical  

Stream


(1) East Branch Panther Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benson Village, Illinois

61516 (pop. 698)


Cities Nearby Benson Village, Illinois

Linn Township, IL  (pop. 242) 5.3 Miles
Roanoke Village, IL  (pop. 2,113) 5.5 Miles
Roanoke Township, IL  (pop. 2,615) 5.7 Miles
Minonk City, IL  (pop. 2,460) 5.8 Miles
Minonk Township, IL  (pop. 2,658) 6.0 Miles
Panola Village, IL  (pop. 38) 6.9 Miles
Panola Township, IL  (pop. 176) 7.4 Miles
Secor Village, IL  (pop. 415) 7.6 Miles
Palestine Township, IL  (pop. 1,047) 9.2 Miles
Bennington Township, IL  (pop. 1,716) 9.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benson Village, Illinois

309



Elevation in Benson Village, Illinois is 771.0 ft. (235.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benson Village, Illinois

Lat: 40.849978 N        Long: -89.121586 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benson Village, 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 Benson Village, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 25   (13.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 31   (16.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 42   (22.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 20   (10.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 33   (17.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2   (1.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 13   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 4   (2.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 150

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 17

In 3-person carpool : 15

In 4-person carpool : 3

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 : 4

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 5

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 3


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 7

5 to 9 minutes : 21

10 to 14 minutes : 25

15 to 19 minutes : 28

20 to 24 minutes : 22

25 to 29 minutes : 4

30 to 34 minutes : 17

35 to 39 minutes : 7

40 to 44 minutes : 22

45 to 59 minutes : 33

60 to 89 minutes : 5

90 or more minutes : 3


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benson Village, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 54

No Social Security income : 114


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benson Village, Illinois)

With retirement income : 33

No retirement income : 135


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $74,999 : 27

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $54,750


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benson Village, Illinois

  • WPEO (1020 AM; 1.0 kW; Bayview Gardens, IL; Owner: Pinebrook Foundation, Inc.)
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WJBC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 0.5 kW; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WIRL (1290 AM; 5.0 kW; Creve Coeur, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Benson Village, Illinois

  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; Lacon, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc)
  • WVMG (100.7 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Connoisseur Media, Llc)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; Morton, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WIXO (105.7 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Peoria, Inc.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; Lexington, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; Lexington, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WESN (88.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Illinois Wesleyan University)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: Spirit Education Association, Inc.)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; Pontiac, IL; Owner: Csn International)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; Creve Coeur, IL; Owner: Central Illinois Radio Fellowship, Inc.)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Illinois State University)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; Creve Coeur, IL; Owner: Bradley University)
  • WJWR (90.3 FM; Gridley, IL; Owner: Bloomington Normal Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; Marquette Heights, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: B&g Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; Cooksville, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; Chenoa, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; Rome, IL; Owner: Kelly Communications, Inc.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; Grand Ridge, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Connoisseur Media Of Bloomington, Llc)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WBBE (97.9 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Connoisseur Media, Llc)
  • WPIA (98.5 FM; Washington, IL; Owner: Im Il Licenses, Llc)
  • WDQZ (99.5 FM; Towanda, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benson Village, Illinois

  • WHOI (Channel 19; Creve Coeur, IL; Owner: Barrington Peoria License Llc)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; Peoria, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; Congerville, IL; Owner: Wyzz Licensee, Inc.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; Creve Coeur, IL; Owner: Illinois Valley Pub Telecomm Corp)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; Peoria, IL; Owner: Four Seasons Peoria, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benson Village, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23  (20.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 15  (13.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13  (11.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 36  (32.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 11  (13.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 22  (27.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 32  (40.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 51 Farms In Benson Village, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benson Village, Illinois

Flanagan State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $167.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benson Village, Illinois

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 27.4 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 32.3 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 32.3 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 34.7 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Logan County


    (about 49.1 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benson Village, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

88.02%

Carpooled

5.21%

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

4.17%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

2.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benson Village, 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
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 101

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 11

Female householder, no husband present : 15

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 35

Householder not living alone : 6


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 5

All other households : 152


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 96

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 36

Renter-occupied housing units : 5


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 21

$60,000 to $74,999 : 29

$75,000 to $99,999 : 23

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Total : 188


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Occupied : 168

Vacant : 20


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 2

Built 2000 to 2004 : 2

Built 1990 to 1999 : 4

Built 1980 to 1989 : 3

Built 1970 to 1979 : 10

Built 1960 to 1969 : 13

Built 1950 to 1959 : 42

Built 1940 to 1949 : 23

Built 1939 or earlier : 89


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Utility gas : 162

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2

Electricity : 4

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $69,999 : 16

$70,000 to $79,999 : 21

$80,000 to $89,999 : 27

$90,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $174,999 : 8

$175,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 to $249,999 : 2

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benson Village, 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 : 5

Home equity loan only : 18

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 64

Housing units without a mortgage : 61


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benson Village, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $150,000

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $137,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $103,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $87,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $75,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $81,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benson Village, Illinois: 68.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benson Village, 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 2 2 $160,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $160,500
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $60,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $60,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $80,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $80,000
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $313,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $313,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $123,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $123,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benson Village, IL): $40,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benson Village): $65,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benson Village): $438
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benson Village, Illinois

Utility Gas: 92.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.0%
Electricity: 5.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.3%
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 Benson Village, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benson Village, Illinois

Bromenn Home Health Services


     Address: 1322 S. Main Street, Normal, Illinois 61761
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/1/1974

Care Solutions


     Address: 81 East Queenwood Road, Ste C, Morton, Illinois 61550
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/22/2007

Saint James Hospital Home Heal


     Address: 608 North Ladd Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/27/1990

Rosewood Home Health Services


     Address: 7501 University Suite 208-pioneer Square, Peoria, Illinois 61614
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/11/1997

Methodist Medical Center Of Il


     Address: 221 N.e. Glen Oak Ave. Mailing Address, Peoria, Illinois 61636
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/23/1984

Hospitals Close To Benson Village, Illinois

Eureka Community Hospital


     Address: 101 S Major St, Eureka, Illinois 61530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Bromenn Healthcare


     Address: 1304 Franklin Avenue, Normal, Illinois 61761
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 111 Spring Street, Streator, Illinois 61364
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Saint James Hospital


     Address: 2500 West Reynolds Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Proctor Hospital


     Address: 5409 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61614
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benson Village, Illinois

Apostolic Christian Home


     Address: 1102 West Randolph, Roanoke, Illinois 61561
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Heritage Manor-minonk


     Address: 201 Locust Street, Minonk, Illinois 61760
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Heritage Manor-el Paso


     Address: 555 East Clay, El Paso, Illinois 61738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 98%

El Paso Health Care Center


     Address: 850 East Second Street, El Paso, Illinois 61738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Asta Care Center Of Toluca


     Address: 101 East Via Ghiglieri, Toluca, Illinois 61369
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benson Village, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 43 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benson Village, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 95
    Disabled Workers: 5
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Woodford County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.94%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.54%
  • Other 0.53%



(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 Benson Village, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Woodford County, IL

6.80 % of Woodford County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $53,113

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Tazewell County , IL 1.56 % ($43,876 AGI )
  • Peoria County , IL 1.50 % ($61,474 AGI )
  • Mclean County , IL 0.83 % ($47,252 AGI )

Relocation away from Woodford County, IL

6.66 % of Woodford 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 $39,067

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Tazewell County , IL 1.58 % ($35,895 AGI )
  • Peoria County , IL 1.06 % ($35,435 AGI )
  • Mclean County , IL 0.96 % ($36,522 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

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Benson Village, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

























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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 Benson Village, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



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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