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Demographics Analysis

The people of Vandalia 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
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 238

5 to 9 years : 174

10 to 14 years : 120

15 to 17 years : 42

18 and 19 years : 76

20 years : 49

21 years : 148

22 to 24 years : 172

25 to 29 years : 159

30 to 34 years : 204

35 to 39 years : 241

40 to 44 years : 133

45 to 49 years : 176

50 to 54 years : 237

55 to 59 years : 93

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 54

65 and 66 years : 48

67 to 69 years : 47

70 to 74 years : 51

75 to 79 years : 39

80 to 84 years : 54

85 years and over : 47

Female:

Under 5 years : 149

5 to 9 years : 134

10 to 14 years : 204

15 to 17 years : 172

18 and 19 years : 108

20 years : 37

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 120

25 to 29 years : 290

30 to 34 years : 153

35 to 39 years : 100

40 to 44 years : 232

45 to 49 years : 243

50 to 54 years : 140

55 to 59 years : 171

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 100

65 and 66 years : 65

67 to 69 years : 55

70 to 74 years : 73

75 to 79 years : 98

80 to 84 years : 88

85 years and over : 127


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,719

Multiple ancestry : 975

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 1,846


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,406

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 : 135

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 387

5 to 17 years : 846

18 to 24 years : 726

25 to 34 years : 806

35 to 44 years : 706

45 to 54 years : 796

55 to 59 years : 264

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 154

65 to 74 years : 339

75 years and over : 453

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 361

5 to 17 years : 820

18 to 24 years : 595

25 to 34 years : 553

35 to 44 years : 616

45 to 54 years : 594

55 to 59 years : 187

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 132

65 to 74 years : 240

75 years and over : 384

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 26

5 to 17 years : 26

18 to 24 years : 112

25 to 34 years : 174

35 to 44 years : 67

45 to 54 years : 186

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 99

75 years and over : 69

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 : 19

25 to 34 years : 79

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 16

55 to 59 years : 8

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
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,109

Female : 2,428

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 481

Female : 388

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 53

Female : 92


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 4,432

Born in other state in the United States : 853

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 39


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,359

Now married, except separated : 1,418

Divorced : 546

Separated : 25

Widowed : 222

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 249

Now married, except separated : 364

Divorced : 123

Separated : 11

Widowed : 70

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 59

Now married, except separated : 86

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,934

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 87

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 78


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Vandalia City, Illinois

  • German: 1,504   (33.1%)
  • United States Or American: 722   (15.9%)
  • English: 695   (15.3%)
  • Irish: 521   (11.5%)
  • Other Groups: 378   (8.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 147   (3.2%)
  • Dutch: 106   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 79   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 77   (1.7%)
  • European: 50   (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 48   (1.1%)
  • Swiss: 34   (0.7%)
  • Finnish: 23   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 22   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 21   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 21   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 14   (0.3%)
  • Israeli: 11   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 10   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.1%)
  • British: 6   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Vandalia City, Illinois is 5,551



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Vandalia City, Illinois: 2,643
Female Population in Vandalia City, Illinois: 2,908


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Vandalia City, Illinois: 33.3
Median Female Resident Age in Vandalia City, Illinois: 39.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Vandalia City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

39.1

Male

36.2

Female

43.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.9

Male

32.8

Female

41.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.0

Male

46.5

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.3

Male

38.5

Female

39.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

30.4

Male

30.5

Female

27.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.3

Male

15.8

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

29.6

Male

28.9

Female

35.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.4

Male

36.6

Female

43.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Vandalia City, Illinois


  • White: 5,324
  • African American: 26
  • American Indian: 8
  • Asian: 68
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 6
  • Some Other Race: 52
  • Two or More Races: 67



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.22%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 32   (1.16%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 177   (6.42%)
  • 9th Grade: 144   (5.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 252   (9.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 399   (14.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 333   (12.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 705   (25.55%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 121   (4.39%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 280   (10.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 61   (2.21%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 201   (7.29%)
  • Master's Degree: 22   (0.8%)
  • Professional School Degree: 20   (0.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.22%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (1.05%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.29%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 251   (12.02%)
  • 9th Grade: 63   (3.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 86   (4.12%)
  • 11th Grade: 55   (2.63%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 85   (4.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 794   (38.01%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 144   (6.89%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 193   (9.24%)
  • Associate Degree: 159   (7.61%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 153   (7.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 66   (3.16%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.34%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Vandalia City, Illinois

  • Vandalia Cusd 203


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1109 N 8th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-4525, Students: 1,773 )

  • Bond/effingham/fayette Roe


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 300 S 7th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5011, Students: 70 )

  • Okaw Area Vocational Center


    ( Location: 1109 N 8th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5150, )

  • Bond Fayette Effingham Efe 410


    ( Location: 1109 N 8th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-2008, )

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

  • Vandalia Junior High School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 1011 W Fletcher St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5151, Students: 490 )

  • Jefferson Primary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 1500 W Jefferson St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5160, Students: 386 )

  • Vandalia Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-4, Location: 1017 W Fletcher St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5166, Students: 340 )

  • Focus Jr Safe School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 1805 W Fletcher St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-9311, Students: 22 )

  • Okaw Area Vocational Center


    ( Location: 1109 N 8th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5150, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Vandalia City, Illinois

  • Vandalia Community High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1109 N 8th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-5155, Students: 557 )

  • Vandalia Correctional Center


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: Po Box 500, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-4170, Students: 49 )

  • Vandalia Work Camp


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: Po Box 500, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-4170, Students: 49 )

  • The New Approach School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1805 W Fletcher St, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-9311, Students: 41 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Vandalia City, Illinois

  • Vandalia Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 201 S 6th Street, Vandalia, IL 62471, Phone: (618) 283-9901, Students: 35 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Vandalia City, Illinois

  • Evans Public Library District


    215 South Fifth Street, Vandalia, IL 62471

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Vandalia City, Illinois


  • Concerned Citizenry To Save Lincoln School Inc


    802 West Walsh, Vandalia, MO 63382

  • Crawford - Hale Foundation


    2107 Dana Drive, Vandalia, IL 62471

  • Fayette County Genealogical & Historical Society Of Vandalia


    Po Box 177, Vandalia, IL 62471

  • Historical Society Of Vandalia Butler


    Po Box 243, Vandalia, OH 45377

  • Historical Vandalia Inc 060294


    Po Box 398, Vandalia, IL 62471
    http://www.vandaliaillinois.com/museum.htm

  • Jsg Environments


    3530 Lightner Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377

  • Suggs Historial Site


    60354 Main St, Vandalia, MI 49095

  • The National Road Interpreative Cen Ter In Vandalia Illinois


    106 S 5th St, Vandalia, IL 62471

  • Trapshooting Hall Of Fame Inc


    601 W National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377
    http://www.traphof.org

  • Underground Railroad Society Of Cass County


    Po Box 124, Vandalia, MI 49095

  • Vandalia Area Historical Society


    112 S Main St, Vandalia, MO 63382

  • Vandalia Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 398, Vandalia, IL 62471
    http://www.vandaliaillinois.com/museum.htm

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Vandalia 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 Vandalia City, Illinois.

Area Features of Vandalia City, Illinois


Airport


(1) Robbins Best Western Motel Heliport  

Building


(1) Evans Public Library   (2) Fayette County Courthouse   (3) Fayette County Jail   (4) Fayette County Museum   (5) James Hall Library   (6) Little Brick House   (7) State House   (8) Vandalia City Hall   (9) Vandalia Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Fish Lake Ditch   (2) Sandy Run Ditch   (3) Vandalia Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Britton Cemetery   (2) Evans Cemetery   (3) Fairlawn Cemetery   (4) Mother Of Dolors Cemetery   (5) Old State Burial Ground   (6) Pinhook Cemetery   (7) Seminary Cemetery   (8) South Hill Cemetery   (9) Vandalia City Cemetery  

Church


(1) Crown Point Church   (2) First Baptist Church   (3) First Christian Church   (4) First Methodist Church   (5) First Presbyterian Church   (6) Free Methodist Church   (7) Luster Chapel   (8) Mother Of Dolors Roman Catholic Church   (9) Pentecostal Church   (10) Saint James Evangelical Lutheran Church   (11) Wescott Church Historical  

Civil


(1) Township Of Seminary   (2) Township Of Vandalia  

Dam


(1) Stanbery Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Fayette County Hospital  

Island


(1) Pecan Island  

Lake


(1) Brush Lake   (2) Fish Lake   (3) Hook Lake   (4) Horseshoe Lake   (5) Inman Slough  

Locale


(1) Vandalia Country Club  

Mine


(1) Vandalia Sand And Gravel Pit  

Park


(1) Rogier Park   (2) Simms Park   (3) Vandalia State House Historic Site  

Populated Place


(1) Pinhook Historical   (2) Shobonier   (3) Vandalia  

Post Office


(1) Shobonier Post Office   (2) Vandalia Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Suttons Pond  

School


(1) Central School   (2) Edwards School Historical   (3) Evans School Historical   (4) Hickory Ridge School Historical   (5) Lincoln Elementary School   (6) Seminary School Historical   (7) Shiloh School Historical   (8) Shobonier Elementary School   (9) Thompson School Historical   (10) Vandalia Community High School   (11) Washington Elementary School   (12) Woodyard School Historical  

Stream


(1) Buck Creek   (2) Cassar Creek   (3) Hickory Creek   (4) Little Hickory Creek   (5) Old Hickory Creek   (6) Overcup Creek   (7) Richland Creek   (8) Steve Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Vandalia City, Illinois

62471 (pop. 10,206)


Cities Nearby Vandalia City, Illinois

Vandalia Township, IL  (pop. 6,428) 0.3 Miles
Sharon Township, IL  (pop. 911) 4.4 Miles
Bear Grove Township, IL  (pop. 537) 5.6 Miles
Shafter Township, IL  (pop. 480) 6.3 Miles
Otego Township, IL  (pop. 1,669) 7.0 Miles
Kaskaskia Township, IL  (pop. 443) 7.1 Miles
Sefton Township, IL  (pop. 678) 7.5 Miles
Brownstown Village, IL  (pop. 845) 8.2 Miles
Seminary Township, IL  (pop. 562) 9.0 Miles
Mulberry Grove Village, IL  (pop. 831) 9.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Vandalia City, Illinois

618



Elevation in Vandalia City, Illinois is 535.0 ft. (163.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Vandalia City, Illinois

Lat: 38.968077 N        Long: -89.101995 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 36   (1.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 67   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 80   (3.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 247   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 360   (14.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 215   (8.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 340   (13.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 280   (10.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 133   (5.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 112   (4.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 14   (0.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 336   (13.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 342   (13.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,872

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 275

In 3-person carpool : 90

In 4-person carpool : 17

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 145

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 23

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 47

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 72


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 346

5 to 9 minutes : 703

10 to 14 minutes : 701

15 to 19 minutes : 72

20 to 24 minutes : 142

25 to 29 minutes : 57

30 to 34 minutes : 57

35 to 39 minutes : 73

40 to 44 minutes : 50

45 to 59 minutes : 32

60 to 89 minutes : 157

90 or more minutes : 87


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 706

No Social Security income : 1,337


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 481

No retirement income : 1,562


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 104

$10,000 to $14,999 : 90

$15,000 to $19,999 : 93

$20,000 to $24,999 : 55

$25,000 to $29,999 : 63

$30,000 to $34,999 : 116

$35,000 to $39,999 : 54

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 85

$50,000 to $59,999 : 194

$60,000 to $74,999 : 185

$75,000 to $99,999 : 139

$100,000 to $124,999 : 87

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 34

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $49,792


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Vandalia City, Illinois

  • WILY (1210 AM; 10.0 kW; Centralia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; 0.003 kW; Centralia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • 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.)
  • WXOZ (1510 AM; 5.0 kW; Pierron, IL; Owner: Entertainment Media Trust, Dennis J. Watkins, Trustee)

FM Radio Stations Near Vandalia City, Illinois

  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; Keyesport, IL; Owner: Bond Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron 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)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; Greenville, IL; Owner: Greenville College Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc)
  • WTMH (89.9 FM; Mulberry Grove, IL; Owner: Pearl Communications Group)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Beecher City, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • 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.)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; Odin, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; Carlyle, IL; Owner: Clinton County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; Carlyle, IL; Owner: Km Radio Of Breese, L.l.c.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; Herrick, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Vandalia City, Illinois

  • WPXS (Channel 13; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: Wpxs, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Vandalia City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 220  (16.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 187  (14.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 219  (16.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 19  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 226  (17.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 326  (24.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 427  (32.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 389  (29.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 250 Farms In Vandalia City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Vandalia City, Illinois

The First National Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $934.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 9

National Bank - 1 Branches


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

Midland States Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 349

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Vandalia City, Illinois

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 23.5 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 31.5 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 40.7 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 46.5 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 49.1 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 49.9 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • St. Louis Regional


    (about 51.1 miles in East Alton, Illinois; Airport Code: ALN)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 52.4 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 56.5 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Vandalia City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.97%

Carpooled

8.54%

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

1.88%

Other Means

1.19%

Worked At Home

1.42%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 856

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 169

Female householder, no husband present : 358

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 565

Householder not living alone : 95


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 150

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 1,885


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 763

Renter-occupied housing units : 93

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 102

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 143

Renter-occupied housing units : 215

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 349

Renter-occupied housing units : 311


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 209

$10,000 to $14,999 : 201

$15,000 to $19,999 : 120

$20,000 to $24,999 : 109

$25,000 to $29,999 : 134

$30,000 to $34,999 : 159

$35,000 to $39,999 : 134

$40,000 to $44,999 : 64

$45,000 to $49,999 : 118

$50,000 to $59,999 : 249

$60,000 to $74,999 : 202

$75,000 to $99,999 : 155

$100,000 to $124,999 : 98

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Total : 2,405


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Occupied : 2,043

Vacant : 362


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 29

Built 2000 to 2004 : 82

Built 1990 to 1999 : 168

Built 1980 to 1989 : 121

Built 1970 to 1979 : 199

Built 1960 to 1969 : 318

Built 1950 to 1959 : 426

Built 1940 to 1949 : 371

Built 1939 or earlier : 691


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,820

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 18

Electricity : 183

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 6

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 8

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 8


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Vandalia City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 88

$40,000 to $49,999 : 70

$50,000 to $59,999 : 133

$60,000 to $69,999 : 149

$70,000 to $79,999 : 152

$80,000 to $89,999 : 80

$90,000 to $99,999 : 59

$100,000 to $124,999 : 201

$125,000 to $149,999 : 64

$150,000 to $174,999 : 99

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 50

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Vandalia 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 : 29

Home equity loan only : 56

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 706

Housing units without a mortgage : 519


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $202,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $169,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $116,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $78,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $99,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $93,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $76,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $68,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $61,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Vandalia City, Illinois: 57.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Vandalia City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 88.16%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 9.12%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.71%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Vandalia 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 8 8 $929,902
  Two Family 1 2 $154,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 10 $1,083,902
2000        
  Single Family 11 11 $994,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $994,000
2001        
  Single Family 6 6 $552,500
  Two Family 1 2 $130,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 8 $682,500
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $795,000
  Two Family 1 2 $80,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 8 $875,000
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,031,000
  Two Family 1 2 $90,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 9 $1,121,000
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 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
2006        
  Single Family 6 6 $795,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $795,800


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Vandalia City, IL): $30,857
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Vandalia City): $60,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Vandalia City): $388
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Vandalia City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 87.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.8%
Electricity: 10.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(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 Vandalia City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Vandalia City, Illinois

Fayette County Health Dept


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

Salem Township Hospital/home


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

Bond County Health Department


     Address: 503 S Prairie, Greenville, Illinois 62246
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Heartland Home Care


     Address: 1260 East Tremont, Hillsboro, Illinois 62049
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/27/1996

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


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

Hospitals Close To Vandalia City, Illinois

Salem Township Hospital


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

Greenville Regional Hospital


     Address: 200 Healthcare Dr, Greenville, Illinois 62246
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 400 North Pleasant Avenue, Centralia, Illinois 62801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Josephs Hospital


     Address: 9515 Holy Cross Ln, Breese, Illinois 62230
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Vandalia City, Illinois

Fayette County Hospital


     Address: 7th And Taylor, Vandalia, Illinois 62471
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Vandalia Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 1500 West St Louis Avenue, Vandalia, Illinois 62471
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 54%

Doctors Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1201 Hawthorn Road, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Twin Willows Nursing Center


     Address: 1600 North Broadway, Po Box 370, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Cardinal Hill Healthcare


     Address: South Fourth Street, Greenville, Illinois 62246
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Vandalia City, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 82 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Vandalia City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 1,260
    Disabled Workers: 280
    Widowers Workers: 215
    Spouses Workers: 100
    Children Workers: 160


(updated 2007)



Fayette County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 37.40%
  • Bush & Cheney 61.58%
  • Other 1.02%



(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 Vandalia City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Fayette County, IL

4.92 % of Fayette County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,916

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Effingham County , IL 0.78 % ($23,613 AGI )
  • Bond County , IL 0.45 % ($33,083 AGI )
  • Marion County , IL 0.33 % ($41,154 AGI )

Relocation away from Fayette County, IL

5.13 % of Fayette 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 $23,959

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Effingham County , IL 0.71 % ($28,982 AGI )
  • Marion County , IL 0.49 % ($18,821 AGI )
  • Madison County , IL 0.39 % ($26,742 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 Vandalia City, 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 Vandalia City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Vandalia 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 6 6
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 85 86
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 3
    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
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 13 25 18
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 184 355 257
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 21 52 44
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 297 738 628
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 92 151 79
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,303 2,144 1,128
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 7 4
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 113 99 57
Arson 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
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 3 8 7
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 30 53 32
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 17 30 19


(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)



Jails in Vandalia City, Illinois


  • Fayette County Jail


    221 South 7th Street, Vandalia, IL 62471
    Capacity: 64
    Confined: 32
    Avg. Population: 45
    Year Built: 1968
    Year Renovated: 1992


(updated 2006)



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