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Demographics Analysis

The people of Alexander County, 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
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 280

5 to 9 years : 157

10 to 14 years : 407

15 to 17 years : 107

18 and 19 years : 67

20 years : 181

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 181

25 to 29 years : 179

30 to 34 years : 158

35 to 39 years : 198

40 to 44 years : 318

45 to 49 years : 334

50 to 54 years : 306

55 to 59 years : 240

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 132

65 and 66 years : 126

67 to 69 years : 69

70 to 74 years : 101

75 to 79 years : 163

80 to 84 years : 67

85 years and over : 42

Female:

Under 5 years : 242

5 to 9 years : 293

10 to 14 years : 238

15 to 17 years : 262

18 and 19 years : 96

20 years : 57

21 years : 32

22 to 24 years : 146

25 to 29 years : 200

30 to 34 years : 170

35 to 39 years : 291

40 to 44 years : 160

45 to 49 years : 341

50 to 54 years : 342

55 to 59 years : 295

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 103

65 and 66 years : 97

67 to 69 years : 91

70 to 74 years : 272

75 to 79 years : 147

80 to 84 years : 181

85 years and over : 202


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,390

Multiple ancestry : 1,192

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 45

Ancestry not reported : 1,627


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Alexander County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,093

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 11

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 51

Not a U.S. citizen : 99


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 522

5 to 17 years : 1,464

18 to 24 years : 766

25 to 34 years : 707

35 to 44 years : 967

45 to 54 years : 1,323

55 to 59 years : 535

60 and 61 years : 177

62 to 64 years : 235

65 to 74 years : 756

75 years and over : 802

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 407

5 to 17 years : 890

18 to 24 years : 457

25 to 34 years : 317

35 to 44 years : 573

45 to 54 years : 762

55 to 59 years : 322

60 and 61 years : 119

62 to 64 years : 176

65 to 74 years : 429

75 years and over : 525

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 17 years : 562

18 to 24 years : 309

25 to 34 years : 384

35 to 44 years : 373

45 to 54 years : 495

55 to 59 years : 196

60 and 61 years : 53

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 324

75 years and over : 246

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

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 : 12

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,408

Female : 2,569

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,406

Female : 1,710

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 101

Female : 49


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,732

Born in other state in the United States : 2,508

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,262

Now married, except separated : 1,605

Divorced : 369

Separated : 72

Widowed : 560

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 652

Now married, except separated : 1,315

Divorced : 316

Separated : 104

Widowed : 233

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 6

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 112

Divorced : 3

Separated : 23

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 7,435

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 168

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 62

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Alexander County, Illinois

  • Other Groups: 3,204   (44.4%)
  • United States Or American: 999   (13.8%)
  • German: 905   (12.5%)
  • Irish: 706   (9.8%)
  • English: 470   (6.5%)
  • Scottish: 153   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 139   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 115   (1.6%)
  • Dutch: 115   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 80   (1.1%)
  • European: 68   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 52   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 45   (0.6%)
  • Polish: 45   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 22   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 18   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 15   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (0.2%)
  • New Zealander: 12   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.0%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Alexander County, Illinois is 8,254



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Alexander County, Illinois: 3,926
Female Population in Alexander County, Illinois: 4,328


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Alexander County, Illinois: 41.8
Median Female Resident Age in Alexander County, Illinois: 44.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Alexander County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

47.0

Male

45.5

Female

48.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.1

Male

31.2

Female

33.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.0

Male

50.3

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

56.7

Male

46.5

Female

59.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

34.5

Male

37.0

Female

34.5

Other


Both sexes

32.7

Male

33.5

Female

20.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.8

Male

9.8

Female

10.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.8

Male

32.3

Female

26.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.1

Male

45.6

Female

49.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Alexander County, Illinois


  • White: 5,264
  • African American: 2,780
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 90
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 20
  • Two or More Races: 100



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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Alexander County, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 41   (1.32%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 45   (1.45%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 29   (0.93%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 168   (5.4%)
  • 9th Grade: 168   (5.4%)
  • 10th Grade: 267   (8.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 232   (7.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 238   (7.66%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 993   (31.94%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 245   (7.88%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 335   (10.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 119   (3.83%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 143   (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 52   (1.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 34   (1.09%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 43   (1.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 21   (0.64%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 46   (1.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 268   (8.16%)
  • 9th Grade: 162   (4.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 98   (2.98%)
  • 11th Grade: 140   (4.26%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 146   (4.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,226   (37.31%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 251   (7.64%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 387   (11.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 288   (8.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 133   (4.05%)
  • Master's Degree: 44   (1.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 27   (0.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.18%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Alexander County, Illinois

  • Cairo Usd 1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2403 Walnut, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-4102, Students: 711 )

  • Egyptian Cusd 5


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 20023 Diswood Rd, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 776-5306, Students: 610 )

  • Jamp Spec Educ Services


    ( Location: 251 W 2nd Po Box 107, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 634-9800, )

  • Five County Reg Voc System


    ( Location: Po Box 70, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 747-2703, )

  • Five County Reg Voc Center


    ( Location: Po Box 70, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 747-2703, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Alexander County, Illinois

  • Egyptian Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 20023 Diswood Rd, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 776-5251, Students: 279 )

  • Emerson Elem School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 3101 Elm St, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-1027, Students: 217 )

  • Bennett Elem School


    ( Grades: 3-6, Location: 434 18th St, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-0344, Students: 190 )

  • Egyptian Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 20023 Diswood Rd, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 776-5251, Students: 136 )

  • Five County Regional Alternative


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 1615 Commercial Ave, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-4211, Students: 134 )

  • Shawnee Elem School - South


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: Hwy 3 S, Mc Clure, IL 62957, Phone: (618) 661-1504, Students: 103 )

  • Five Co Voc Sys-adult Educ


    ( Location: 1615 Commercial Ave, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-4211, )

  • Cairo Altenative Center


    ( Location: 2403 Walnut, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-9474, )

  • Five Co Voc Center-tamms


    ( Location: Po Box 70, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 747-2703, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Alexander County, Illinois

  • Cairo Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 4201 Sycamore St, Cairo, IL 62914, Phone: (618) 734-2187, Students: 304 )

  • Egyptian Sr High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 20023 Diswood Rd, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 776-5251, Students: 195 )

  • Tamms Correctional Center


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: Po Box 400, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 747-2042, Students: 7 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Alexander County, Illinois

  • Olive Branch Christian Academy


    ( Grades: 1-12, Location: Po Box 250 Tamms Road, Olive Branch, IL 62969, Phone: (618) 776-6082, Students: 30 )

  • Sandusky Christian School


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 25447 Big Bend Road, Tamms, IL 62988, Phone: (618) 747-2526, Students: 20 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Alexander County, Illinois

  • Cairo Public Library


    1609 Washington Avenue, Cairo, IL 62914

  • Dodge Memorial Public Library District


    22440 Railroad Street, Olive Branch, IL 62969

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Alexander County, Illinois


  • Alexander County Ancestory


    Po Box 241, Hiddenite, NC 28636

  • Alexander County Old Jail Museum


    205 S.e. Main Avenue Dr., Taylorsville, NC 28681

  • Cairo Historical Association


    2700 Washington Ave, Cairo, IL 62914

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Alexander County, 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 Alexander County, Illinois.

Area Features of Alexander County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Cairo Regional Airport   (2) East Cape Girardeau Airport Historical   (3) Hunter Raffety Elevators Inc Airport  

Bar


(1) Boston Bar   (2) Browns Bar  

Bend


(1) Dogtooth Bend   (2) Hacker Bend  

Building


(1) Alexander County Courthouse   (2) Alexander County Emergency Medical Services   (3) Brooks Point Post Light   (4) Cairo Auxiliary Fire Department   (5) Cairo Fire Department   (6) Cairo Public Library   (7) East Cape - Mcclure Fire Department   (8) Horseshoe Lake Fire Department   (9) Tamms Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Thebes Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Main Ditch  

Cape


(1) Brooks Point   (2) Cairo Point  

Cemetery


(1) Bracken Cemetery   (2) Brown Homestead Cemetery   (3) Bumgard Cemetery   (4) Childers Cemetery   (5) Cummins Cemetery   (6) Garner Cemetery   (7) Green Lawn Memorial Gardens   (8) Hargis Cemetery   (9) Hobbs Cemetery   (10) Honey Cemetery   (11) Hutchison Cemetery   (12) Lindsay Cemetery   (13) Mcclure Cemetery   (14) Mccrite Cemetery   (15) Miller Cemetery   (16) Mount Zion Cemetery   (17) Olive Branch Cemetery   (18) Palmer Cemetery   (19) Phillips Cemetery   (20) Provo Cemetery   (21) Richwood Cemetery   (22) Rose Hill Cemetery   (23) Santa Fe Cemetery   (24) Schendler Cemetery   (25) Sims Cemetery   (26) Thompson Cemetery   (27) Twente Cemetery   (28) Union Cemetery  

Census


(1) Olive Branch Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Adventist Chapel   (2) Alexander Church   (3) Beech Grove Church   (4) Cairo Baptist Church   (5) Cairo Congregation Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (6) Christ Temple Church Of God In Christ   (7) Church Of Christ   (8) Church Of God Historical   (9) Church Of The Redeemer   (10) Everdale Missionary Baptist Church   (11) First Baptist Church   (12) First Central Missionary Baptist Church   (13) First Christian Church   (14) First Church Of God In Christ   (15) First Missionary Baptist Church   (16) First Presbyterian Church   (17) First Southern Baptist Church   (18) First United Methodist Church   (19) Holy City Church Of God In Christ   (20) Holy Temple Non Denominational Church   (21) Immanuel Baptist Church   (22) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (23) Kingdom Hall   (24) Martin Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Historical   (25) Montefiore Temple   (26) Morning Star Freewill Baptist Church   (27) Mount Moriah Baptist Church   (28) Mount Pleasant Church   (29) Mount Union Baptist Church Historical   (30) Mount Zion Church Historical   (31) New Hope Freewill Baptist Church   (32) Pleasant Valley Church   (33) Rock Springs Church   (34) Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church Historical   (35) Saint Michaels Church   (36) Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church   (37) Saint Paul Baptist Church   (38) Sandy Creek Church   (39) Second Free Baptist Church Historical   (40) Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church   (41) Ward Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (42) Washington Avenue Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Alexander County   (2) Cache Election Precinct   (3) Cairo Election Precinct   (4) City Of Cairo   (5) East Cape Election Precinct Historical   (6) Elco Election Precinct Historical   (7) Mcclure Election Precinct   (8) Miller Election Precinct Historical   (9) Olive Branch Election Precinct   (10) Sandusky Election Precinct   (11) Tamms Election Precinct   (12) Thebes Election Precinct   (13) Village Of East Cape Girardeau   (14) Village Of Mcclure   (15) Village Of Mill Creek   (16) Village Of Tamms   (17) Village Of Thebes  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 1  

Flat


(1) Dogwood Flats   (2) Hogskin Bottoms  

Gut


(1) Old Clear Creek  

Hospital


(1) Saint Marys Hospital  

Island


(1) Angelo Towhead   (2) Bumgard Island   (3) Burnham Island   (4) Commerce Towhead Historical   (5) Devils Island   (6) Dogtooth Island   (7) Giboney Island   (8) Goose Island   (9) Island Number 28   (10) Little Island   (11) Missouri Sister Island   (12) Picayune Island   (13) Price Towhead Historical   (14) Rock Island   (15) Swiftsure Towhead  

Lake


(1) Edmondson Slough   (2) Grand Lake   (3) Horseshoe Lake   (4) Lake Milligan  

Locale


(1) Atherton Landing   (2) Big Inch Pipe Line   (3) Davey Switch   (4) Horseshoe Lake Recreation Site   (5) North Junction   (6) South Junction  

Mine


(1) Birk-mcrite Quarry   (2) Lone Star Mine   (3) Silica Mine  

Park


(1) Cairo Historic District   (2) Fort Defiance State Park   (3) Halliday Park   (4) Horseshoe Lake Nature Preserve   (5) Horseshoe Lake State Conservation Area   (6) Saint Marys Park  

Populated Place


(1) Cairo   (2) Cairo Junction   (3) Clank   (4) Dawleys   (5) Diswood   (6) East Cape Girardeau   (7) Elco   (8) Elmwood Place   (9) Fayville   (10) Future City   (11) Gale   (12) Klondike   (13) Mcclure   (14) Miller City   (15) Olive Branch   (16) Roth   (17) Sandusky   (18) Shasta Historical   (19) Tamms   (20) Tankville   (21) Tatumville   (22) Thebes   (23) Urbandale   (24) Willard  

Post Office


(1) Cairo Post Office   (2) Elco Post Office   (3) Gale Post Office   (4) Mcclure Post Office   (5) Miller City Post Office   (6) Olive Branch Post Office  

School


(1) Bennett Elementary School   (2) Brownsville School Historical   (3) Cairo High School   (4) Cairo Junior High School   (5) Central Bend School Historical   (6) Delta School   (7) Douglas Public School Historical   (8) East Cape Girardeau School   (9) Egyptian Senior High School   (10) Elwood School   (11) Emerson Elementary School   (12) Garrison School   (13) Gauble School   (14) Hartsook School Historical   (15) Hazelwood School   (16) Honey School Historical   (17) Kilgore School Historical   (18) Lake Creek School Historical   (19) Lake Milligan School Historical   (20) Lincoln School Historical   (21) Lower Bend School Historical   (22) Mccavens School Historical   (23) Mcdaniel School   (24) Pence School Historical   (25) Phillips School Historical   (26) Reynoldsville School   (27) Saint Joseph School Historical   (28) Saint Michaels Academy   (29) Saint Patricks School   (30) Shawnee Elementary School-south   (31) Sumner High School   (32) Twente School Historical   (33) Upper Elco School   (34) Washington Junior High School   (35) Woodrow School Historical  

Spring


(1) Perkins Spring  

Stream


(1) Ambeer Creek   (2) Black Creek   (3) Boar Creek   (4) Brownsville Creek   (5) Cache River   (6) Clear Creek   (7) Cottonwood Slough   (8) Cypress Slough   (9) Hogskin Creek   (10) Horse Creek   (11) Jacket Pattern Chute   (12) Jackson Creek   (13) Jim Branch   (14) Lingle Creek   (15) Mill Creek   (16) Miller Creek   (17) Old Channel   (18) Orchard Creek   (19) Picayune Chute   (20) Pigeon Roost Creek   (21) Pulaski Slough   (22) Road Run   (23) Sammons Creek   (24) Sandy Creek   (25) Santa Fe Chute   (26) Sexton Creek   (27) West Branch Sandy Creek   (28) Wolf Creek  

Summit


(1) Burner Hill   (2) Dogtooth Bend Mounds   (3) Gilson Hills   (4) Italian Hill   (5) Santa Fe Hills   (6) Vick Hill  

Swamp


(1) Big Cypress   (2) Hogskin Bottoms   (3) Little Cypress Swamp Historical  

Tower


(1) Bass Hill Lookout Tower   (2) Honey School Lookout Tower   (3) Kgir-am Cape Girardeau   (4) Kzim-am Cape Girardeau   (5) Wkro-am Cairo  

Trail


(1) Opossum Trot Trail  

Valley


(1) Beech Hollow   (2) Big Brushy Hollow   (3) Black Powder Hollow   (4) Blue Hollow   (5) Coakley Hollow   (6) Dongola Hollow   (7) Dry Hollow   (8) Dynamite Hollow   (9) Happy Hollow   (10) Joliet Hollow   (11) Jones Hollow   (12) North Ripple Hollow   (13) Rock Springs Hollow   (14) South Ripple Hollow   (15) You-be Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Alexander County, Illinois

62914 (pop. 4,044) 62988 (pop. 2,138) 62957 (pop. 1,174)
62990 (pop. 1,098) 62969 (pop. 879) 62993 (pop. 143)
62962 (pop. 93)    


Counties Nearby Alexander County, Illinois

Pulaski County, IL  (pop. 6,430) 9.3 Miles
Union County, IL  (pop. 18,078) 21.9 Miles
Massac County, IL  (pop. 15,081) 30.4 Miles
Johnson County, IL  (pop. 13,653) 30.9 Miles
Jackson County, IL  (pop. 60,078) 43.0 Miles
Pope County, IL  (pop. 4,071) 43.4 Miles
Williamson County, IL  (pop. 66,791) 45.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Alexander County, Illinois

618



Elevation in Alexander County, Illinois is 315.0 ft. (96.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Alexander County, Illinois

Lat: 37.146816 N        Long: -89.289480 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 110   (3.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 125   (4.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 230   (7.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 308   (9.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 290   (9.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 338   (10.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 603   (19.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 331   (10.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 76   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 116   (3.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 48   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 51   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 295   (9.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 224   (7.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,491

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 194

In 3-person carpool : 13

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 : 26

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 29

Walked : 134

Other means : 64

Worked at home : 25


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 130

5 to 9 minutes : 549

10 to 14 minutes : 211

15 to 19 minutes : 268

20 to 24 minutes : 443

25 to 29 minutes : 293

30 to 34 minutes : 422

35 to 39 minutes : 39

40 to 44 minutes : 174

45 to 59 minutes : 155

60 to 89 minutes : 188

90 or more minutes : 79


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alexander County, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 1,388

No Social Security income : 2,215


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alexander County, Illinois)

With retirement income : 655

No retirement income : 2,948


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 247

$10,000 to $14,999 : 42

$15,000 to $19,999 : 148

$20,000 to $24,999 : 182

$25,000 to $29,999 : 164

$30,000 to $34,999 : 97

$35,000 to $39,999 : 127

$40,000 to $44,999 : 179

$45,000 to $49,999 : 165

$50,000 to $59,999 : 194

$60,000 to $74,999 : 353

$75,000 to $99,999 : 177

$100,000 to $124,999 : 124

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $43,022


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Alexander County, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 310  (18.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 270  (15.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 236  (13.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 374  (22.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 491  (31.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 455  (29.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 379  (24.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Alexander County, Illinois

Employed: 3,220
Unemployed: 275



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Alexander County, Illinois

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 58.0%
  • Other: 42%



Water Usage In Alexander County, Illinois

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.06 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.06 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.00 Mgal/d





There are 213 Farms In Alexander County, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alexander County, Illinois

Capaha Bank, Sb - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $375.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

First National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $63.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 191

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alexander County, Illinois

  • Cairo Regional


    (about 7.1 miles in Cache, Illinois; Airport Code: CIR)

  • Cape Girardeau Regional


    (about 16.4 miles in Kelso, Missouri; Airport Code: CGI)

  • Sikeston Memorial Municipal


    (about 22.9 miles in Miner, Missouri; Airport Code: SIK)

  • Barkley Regional


    (about 29.1 miles in West Paducah, Kentucky; Airport Code: PAH)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 43.9 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 44.4 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Malden Municipal


    (about 54.2 miles in Malden, Missouri; Airport Code: MAW)

  • Malden Regional


    (about 54.3 miles in Malden, Missouri; Airport Code: MAW)

  • Everett-Stewart Regional


    (about 55.5 miles in Union City, Tennessee; Airport Code: UCY)

  • Kyle-Oakley Field


    (about 60.7 miles in Kirksey, Kentucky; Airport Code: CEY)

  • Hayes Field


    (about 64.1 miles in Broseley, Missouri; Airport Code: POF)

  • Henry County


    (about 75.3 miles in Paris, Tennessee; Airport Code: PHT)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 75.4 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Farmington Regional


    (about 75.5 miles in Farmington, Missouri; Airport Code: FAM)

  • Kennett Memorial


    (about 75.9 miles in Kennett, Missouri; Airport Code: KNT)

  • Sturgis Municipal


    (about 78.4 miles in Sullivan, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY2)

  • Dyersburg Regional


    (about 79.6 miles in Dyersburg, Tennessee; Airport Code: TN6)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 84.6 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Blytheville Municipal


    (about 88.6 miles in Blytheville, Arkansas; Airport Code: HKA)

  • Blytheville AFB


    (about 89.5 miles in Blytheville, Arkansas; Airport Code: BYH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alexander County, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.70%

Carpooled

15.82%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.00%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.06%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.28%

Walked

3.91%

Other Means

0.56%

Worked At Home

1.66%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,405

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 115

Female householder, no husband present : 708

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,350

Householder not living alone : 25


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 29

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 73

All other households : 3,501


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,231

Renter-occupied housing units : 174

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 57

Renter-occupied housing units : 58

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 415

Renter-occupied housing units : 293

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 878

Renter-occupied housing units : 497


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 724

$10,000 to $14,999 : 251

$15,000 to $19,999 : 308

$20,000 to $24,999 : 355

$25,000 to $29,999 : 194

$30,000 to $34,999 : 157

$35,000 to $39,999 : 151

$40,000 to $44,999 : 235

$45,000 to $49,999 : 208

$50,000 to $59,999 : 324

$60,000 to $74,999 : 357

$75,000 to $99,999 : 186

$100,000 to $124,999 : 124

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Total : 4,643


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Occupied : 3,603

Vacant : 1,040


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 56

Built 2000 to 2004 : 113

Built 1990 to 1999 : 384

Built 1980 to 1989 : 299

Built 1970 to 1979 : 770

Built 1960 to 1969 : 411

Built 1950 to 1959 : 463

Built 1940 to 1949 : 351

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,796


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,645

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 585

Electricity : 1,238

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 71

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 14

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 50


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 153

$10,000 to $14,999 : 110

$15,000 to $19,999 : 164

$20,000 to $24,999 : 133

$25,000 to $29,999 : 176

$30,000 to $34,999 : 146

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $49,999 : 281

$50,000 to $59,999 : 217

$60,000 to $69,999 : 250

$70,000 to $79,999 : 201

$80,000 to $89,999 : 76

$90,000 to $99,999 : 55

$100,000 to $124,999 : 247

$125,000 to $149,999 : 87

$150,000 to $174,999 : 121

$175,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 to $249,999 : 43

$250,000 to $299,999 : 37

$300,000 to $399,999 : 43

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Alexander County, 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 : 7

Home equity loan only : 85

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,067

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,422


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $113,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $70,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $60,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $90,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $65,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $66,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $34,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $43,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $44,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Alexander County, Illinois: 62.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Alexander County, 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 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
2000        
  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
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 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
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $350,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $350,000
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $312,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $312,000
2005        
  Single Family 5 5 $580,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $580,900
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $90,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $90,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Alexander County, IL): $26,042
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alexander County): $32,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alexander County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 48.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.3%
Electricity: 23.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.9%
Solar Energy: 0.2%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Alexander County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 75.69%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 12.34%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 11.97%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alexander County): $265
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Alexander County): $549


(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 Alexander County, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Alexander County, Illinois

Continu-care


     Address: 1118 North Main Street, Sikeston, Missouri 63801
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/31/1995

Home Advantage


     Address: 808 Hunter Street, Sikeston, Missouri 63801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/31/1994

Hospital Home Health


     Address: 517 North Main, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/7/1994

Southeast Home Health


     Address: #10 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/6/1983

Lutheran Home/home Health


     Address: 2825 Bloomfield Road, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/7/1996

Hospitals Close To Alexander County, Illinois

Missouri Delta Medical Center


     Address: 1008 North Main St, Sikeston, Missouri 63801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Union County Hospital District


     Address: 517 North Main Street, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Southeast Missouri Hospital


     Address: 1701 Lacey St, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Francis Medical Center


     Address: 211 St Francis Dr, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Lourdes Hospital


     Address: 1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, Kentucky 42001
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Alexander County, Illinois

Daystar Care Center


     Address: 2001 Cedar, Cairo, Illinois 62914
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Hunter Acres Caring Center


     Address: 628 North West Street, Sikeston, Missouri 63801
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Sikeston Convalescent Center


     Address: 103 Kennedy Drive, Sikeston, Missouri 63801
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 61%

Chaffee Nursing Center


     Address: 12273 State Highway 77, Po Box 68, Chaffee, Missouri 63740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Miner Nursing Center


     Address: 410 H Road, Po Box 430, Miner, Missouri 63801
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 59%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Alexander County, Illinois

Name: Callaway
Address: PO Box 620; Callaway, MO 65251
Distance: 187 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Alexander County, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 1,945
    Disabled Workers: 705
    Widowers Workers: 390
    Spouses Workers: 160
    Children Workers: 405


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Alexander County, Illinois


Charges


All Other: $1,203,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $30,000
Highways: $12,000
Public Welfare: $5,000
All Other: $73,000
Transit Utilities: $36,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $594,000
Highways: $693,000
All Other: $243,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $787,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $449,000
Regular Highways: $1,159,000
Police Protection: $376,000
Welfare - Other: $231,000
General - Other: $1,759,000


Other Capital Outlay


Correctional Institutions: $6,000
Regular Highways: $11,000
Housing & Community Development: $7,000
Police Protection: $47,000


Tax


Property: $1,342,000
Public Utilities: $4,000
Other Selective Sales: $1,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $98,000
General Revenue, Nec: $616,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $2,965,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $1,785,000


(updated 2006)



Alexander County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.28%
  • Other 0.67%



(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 Alexander County, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Alexander County, IL

5.34 % of Alexander County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $21,044

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Cape Girardeau Count , MO 0.93 % ($27,458 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , IL 0.78 % ($14,350 AGI )
  • Union County , IL 0.47 % ($28,167 AGI )

Relocation away from Alexander County, IL

8.34 % of Alexander 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 $27,747

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Cape Girardeau Count , MO 1.89 % ($27,380 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , IL 0.83 % ($23,545 AGI )
  • Union County , IL 0.53 % ($33,571 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 Alexander County, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Alexander County, Illinois


On 04/25/2003, a tornado touched down 2.35 miles from the center of Alexander County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/06/2003, a tornado touched down 4.65 miles from the center of Alexander County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/06/2003, a tornado touched down 4.81 miles from the center of Alexander County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/21/1972, a tornado touched down 5.08 miles from the center of Alexander County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 3 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 01/13/2005, a tornado touched down 7.06 miles from the center of Alexander County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Alexander County, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $15K --
03/09/2006, 11:33 am 0 0 $30K --
11/15/2005, 01:20 am 0 0 $200K --
04/12/2005, 01:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
04/25/2003, 02:50 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/13/2002, 12:16 am 0 0 $300K --
01/21/1999, 09:30 pm 0 0 $30K --
03/01/1997, 05:30 pm 0 0 $400K --
01/01/1907, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
         
Hail        
02/20/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
04/02/2006, 05:26 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/14/2001, 09:23 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/23/2000, 08:25 pm 0 0 $500K --
05/23/2000, 04:19 pm 0 0 $35K --
09/02/1993, 08:10 pm 0 0 -- $1K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 01:55 am 0 0 $50K --
10/18/2007, 01:42 am 0 0 $150K --
10/18/2007, 01:30 am 0 0 $10K --
07/14/2006, 01:26 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/13/2006, 02:50 pm 0 0 $6K --
05/28/2006, 03:22 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/30/2006, 04:10 pm 0 0 $3K --
03/09/2006, 06:27 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/16/2006, 07:15 pm 0 0 $50K --
11/15/2005, 02:16 pm 0 0 $4K --
08/14/2005, 03:50 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/24/2005, 03:38 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/13/2005, 01:32 pm 0 0 $35K --
05/12/2005, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/30/2005, 08:05 pm 0 0 $1K --
10/26/2004, 04:09 pm 0 0 $75K --
07/22/2004, 02:30 pm 0 0 $6K --
05/01/2004, 04:25 am 0 0 $4K --
05/01/2004, 04:00 am 0 0 $1K --
05/09/2002, 02:30 am 0 0 $40K --
05/08/2002, 01:22 am 0 0 $25K --
11/24/2001, 04:30 am 0 0 $8K --
10/24/2001, 02:20 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/09/2001, 04:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/18/2001, 03:10 pm 0 0 $6K --
06/14/2001, 09:23 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/24/2001, 08:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
09/20/2000, 02:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/27/1999, 03:20 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/17/1999, 02:18 pm 0 1 $75K --
04/03/1999, 01:35 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/11/1999, 04:48 pm 0 0 $20K --
01/17/1999, 06:10 pm 0 0 $50K --
01/17/1999, 05:12 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/14/1998, 04:55 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/11/1998, 04:30 am 0 0 $50K --
06/09/1998, 02:30 am 0 0 $10K --
03/27/1998, 08:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/28/1997, 06:28 pm 0 0 $40K --
07/14/1997, 05:38 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/10/1996, 07:19 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/05/1996, 12:45 pm 0 0 $80K --
03/24/1996, 09:45 pm 0 0 $10K --
01/18/1996, 09:14 am 0 0 $50K --
06/08/1995, 05:35 pm 0 0 $75K --
05/18/1995, 12:10 am 0 0 $10K --
11/14/1993, 11:45 am 0 0 $5K --
08/05/1991, 06:15 pm 0 1 -- --
01/01/1903, 12:00 am 0 0 $75K --
         



Tornados In Alexander County, Illinois

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2006-02-16 1 225 1 0 0 $100K --
  2004-10-26 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-10-26 -- 100 1 0 0 $100K --
  2003-05-06 7 100 2 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-06 3 400 2 0 1 $300K --
  2003-05-06 5 200 1 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-06 3 50 1 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-06 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-06 2 50 3 0 2 $12M --
  2003-05-04 12 130 2 0 0 $75K --
  2002-11-09 1 50 -- 0 0 $25K --
  2001-10-24 3 50 1 0 0 $100K --
  2000-05-23 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-01-21 1 30 1 0 0 $150K --
  1999-01-21 1 40 1 0 0 $50K --
  1998-04-15 1 40 -- 0 0 $10K --
  1994-05-25 -- 30 -- 0 0 $5K $1K
  1984-11-09 1 100 1 0 0 $25K --
  1982-12-24 1 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1981-05-24 6 33 2 0 1 $3M --
  1981-04-22 1 100 1 0 0 -- --
  1973-06-02 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1973-05-07 -- 27 -- 0 0 -- --
  1971-12-15 6 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1971-03-14 7 23 2 0 0 $250K --
  1970-05-29 -- 50 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1970-05-09 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1967-10-24 1 17 -- 0 0 -- --
  1966-05-18 -- 10 1 0 0 $3K --
  1962-07-13 3 20 1 0 0 $25K --
  1957-12-18 1 33 2 3 1 $3M --
  1957-12-18 8 700 2 0 1 $250K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Alexander County, Illinois

  • Extratropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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Crime Analysis

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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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