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Population (year 2000): 12,944. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,655 (-2.2% change)
Males: 6,088 (47.0%), Females: 6,856 (53.0%)

Henry County

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Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $29,895 (year 2000)
Median house value: $48,200 (year 2000)

Kewanee, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Kewanee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.4%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (11.7%), English (10.9%), United States (10.4%), Swedish (7.6%), Polish (4.3%).

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Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Kewanee,

For population 25 years and over in Kewanee

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kewanee city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

2.9% Foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -157 (-1.2%).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Peoria, (42.0 miles Back pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (131.9 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (159.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Galva, (9.5 miles Fayette, IL (9.7 miles La IL (10.1 miles Neponset, IL (10.8 miles Annawan, IL (11.0 miles Toulon, IL (11.5 miles Mineral, Bishop Hill, IL (13.5 miles) , IL (13.7 miles Atkinson,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,500

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 89.93 W

Area code: 309


Kewanee, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.4%), Educational,health and social services (21.6%), Retail trade (15.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -63 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,680 (64.5%)


 

Crime in Kewanee by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 12 9 16 8 16 7
    per 100,000 92.7 69.5 123.6 61.8 123.6 54.1
Robberies 1 1 3 2 3 6
    per 100,000 7.7 7.7 23.2 15.5 23.2 46.4
Assaults 18 12 14 17 14 26
    per 100,000 139.1 92.7 108.2 131.3 108.2 200.9
Burglaries 98 95 170 118 170 147
    per 100,000 757.1 733.9 1313.3 911.6 1313.3 1135.7
Thefts 511 492 602 501 602 577
    per 100,000 3947.8 3801.0 4650.8 3870.5 4650.8 4457.7
Auto thefts 29 26 12 23 12 22
    per 100,000 224.0 200.9 92.7 177.7 92.7 170.0
296.0 268.2 363.4 288.5 363.4 347.1


Average climate in Kewanee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kewanee,

Kewanee-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Kewanee city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1976, a category 4 tornado 32.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: BOSS HOLDINGS INC (APPAREL & OTHER FINISHED PRODS OF FABRICS & SIMILAR MATERIAL).


Hospital/medical center in Kewanee:
  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL (719 ELLIOTT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kewanee:
  • HAMMOND HENRY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; GENESEO, IL)
  • PERRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; PRINCETON, IL)
  • GALESBURG COTTAGE HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; GALESBURG, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kewanee:
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 39 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 42 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: MLI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kewanee:
  • KEWANEE MUNI (about 4 miles; KEWANEE, IL; ID: EZI)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 18 miles; GENESEO, IL; ID: 3G8)
  • ERIE AIR PARK (about 31 miles; ERIE, IL; ID: 3H5)

Amtrak station:
KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,235 $38,820 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $13,158 $26,316 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $15,544 $26,646 3 $3,204
Police Protection - Officers 23 $75,508 $39,395 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $11,608 $46,432 0 $0
Health 0 $0   13 $5,070
Firefighters 19 $60,482 $38,199 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $11,055 $33,165 2 $768
Water Supply 9 $29,869 $39,825 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $10,198 $24,475 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $34,636 $46,181 2 $1,698
Totals for Government 86 $265,293 $37,017 20 $10,740


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kewanee:
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 5,262)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 49 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; OGLESBY, IL; FT enrollment: 2,272)
Public high schools in Kewanee:
  • KEWANEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 1211 E 3RD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WETHERSFIELD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 439 WILLARD ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • IYC KEWANEE (Students: 131; Location: PO BOX 518; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kewanee:
  • CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 670; Location: 215 E CENTRAL BLVD; Grades: 02 - 08)
  • WETHERSFIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 439 WILLARD ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • IRVING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 609 W CENTRAL BLVD; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • BELLE ALEXANDER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 1401 LAKE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LYLE SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 920 N BURR ST; Grades: KG - 01)
  • FRANKLIN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 600 N LEXINGTON AVE; Grades: 06 - 09)
Private primary/middle schools in Kewanee:
  • VISITATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 101 S LEXINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 109 S ELM STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Kewanee:
  • KEWANEE P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,691,836; Location: 102 SOUTH TREMONT STREET; 53,171 books; 2,902 audio materials; 2,166 video materials; 181 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Kewanee: Kewanee Public Library (A), Kewanee City Hall (B).

Churches in Kewanee include: Saint Peters Evangelical Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Bethel Church of God (C), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (D), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Congregational Church (H).

Cemeteries: South Pleasant View Cemetery (1), Wethersfield Cemetery (2), Pleasant View Cemetery (3), Orthodox Cemetery (4), Old Kewanee Public Cemetery (5), Mount Olivet Cemetery (6).

Parks in Kewanee include: Windmont Park (1), Northeast Park (2), Chautauqua Park (3), Baker Park (4), McKinley Park (5), Veterans Park (6), West Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Kewanee compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Kewanee:
  • WKEI (1450 AM; 1 kW; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kewanee:
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJRE (102.5 FM; GALVA, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Kewanee:
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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