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Population (year 2000): 11,427. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,240 (-1.6% change)
Males: 5,367 (47.0%), Females: 6,060 (53.0%)

Christian County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $34,235 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,800 (year 2000)

Taylorville, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Taylorville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), United States (11.8%), Irish (11.4%), English (11.1%), Italian (6.8%), French (3.0%).

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Elevation: 634 feet

Land area: 8.1 square miles

Taylorville,

For population 25 years and over in Taylorville

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylorville city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+0.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Springfield, (30.0 miles pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (91.1 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (193.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (7.6 miles Owaneco, Jeisyville, IL (8.6 miles) , IL (9.3 miles Kincaid, IL (9.4 miles Stonington, IL (10.0 miles Palmer, IL (10.1 miles Bulpitt, IL (10.7 miles Edinburg, IL (11.6 miles Tovey,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,700

Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 89.29 W

Area code: 217


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.9%), Retail trade (11.8%), Manufacturing (11.7%), Public administration (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8 (+0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,804 (53.9%)


 

Crime in Taylorville by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 8.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 2 2 2 2
    per 100,000 26.3 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Robberies 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.8
Assaults 24 12 17 12 19
    per 100,000 210.0 105.0 148.8 105.0 166.3
Burglaries 77 61 64 61 56
    per 100,000 673.8 533.8 560.1 533.8 490.1
Thefts 385 330 353 330 365
    per 100,000 3369.2 2887.9 3089.2 2887.9 3194.2
Auto thefts 21 21 27 21 20
    per 100,000 183.8 183.8 236.3 183.8 175.0
249.1 195.6 227.2 195.6 219.0


Average climate in Taylorville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Taylorville,

Taylorville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Taylorville city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Yvonne Craig.


Hospital/medical center in Taylorville:
  • ST VINCENT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (201 EAST PLEASANT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Taylorville:
  • PANA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; PANA, IL)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Taylorville:
  • CAPITAL (about 34 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
  • DECATUR (about 37 miles; DECATUR, IL; ID: DEC)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 69 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: ALN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Taylorville:
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 3 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; ID: TAZ)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 31 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; ID: 3K4)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 33 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; ID: 2H0)


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
Airports 1 $1,749 $20,988 2 $1,240
Police - Other 6 $13,798 $27,596 6 $2,801
Health 1 $3,215 $38,580 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $8,661 $34,644 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $11,641 $34,923 2 $1,849
Local Libraries 2 $4,534 $27,204 6 $4,156
Water Supply 14 $41,822 $35,847 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $19,034 $32,629 8 $3,086
Financial Administration 2 $5,101 $30,606 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 21 $77,162 $44,092 0 $0
Firefighters 12 $38,448 $38,448 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,159 $25,908 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $35,862 $30,738 0 $0
Totals for Government 88 $263,187 $35,889 24 $13,131


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylorville:
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 27 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; DECATUR, IL; FT enrollment: 2,274)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 64 miles; MATTOON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,666)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 72 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 10,038)
Public high schools in Taylorville:
  • TAYLORVILLE SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 815 W SPRINGFIELD RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TAYLORVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 262; Location: P O BOX 1000; Grades: 12 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Taylorville:
  • TAYLORVILLE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 759; Location: 120 E BIDWELL ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEMORIAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 101 E ADAMS ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 805 N CHEROKEE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 1004 W PRAIRIE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 300 N ELEVATOR; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Taylorville:
  • ST MARYS (Students: 213; Location: 422 S WASHINGTON; Grades: KG - 6)
  • VISIONWAY (Students: 171; Location: PO BOX 86; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Taylorville:
  • TAYLORVILLE P.L. (Operating income: $222,475; Location: 121 W. VINE STREET; 37,787 books; 1,479 audio materials; 1,252 video materials; 132 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Taylorville: Lake Shore Golf Club (A), Taylorville Public Library (B), Taylorville City Hall (C), Taylorville Chautaugua Auditorium (D).

Churches in Taylorville include: Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Free Methodist Church (F), New Hope Assembly of God Church (G), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H).

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Bertinetti Lake (A), Taylorville Lake (B), Lake Taylorville (C).

Creeks: Cottonwood Creek (A), Locust Creek (B).

Parks in Taylorville include: Jaynes Park (1), Jaycee Park (2), Manners Park (3), Christian County Fairground (4), Taylorville Courthouse Square Historic District (5).

Post office: (A).  


Taylorville compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylorville:
  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylorville:
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W205BC (88.9 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Taylorville:
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)

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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