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Population (year 2000): 10,841. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,759 (+17.7% change)
Males: 5,291 (48.8%), Females: 5,550 (51.2%)

Tazewell County

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Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $52,210 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (39.9%), English (15.8%), Irish (14.9%), United States (7.3%), Italian (5.5%), French (3.9%).

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Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Washington,

For population 25 years and over in Washington

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +455 (+4.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Peoria, (13.0 miles www.Rent.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (143.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hills, IL (5.5 miles Germantown IL Morton, (7.0 miles IL (7.2 miles Metamora, Creek, IL (8.0 miles Deer Peoria, IL East (8.9 miles View Gardens, IL (10.0 miles Bay IL Eureka, (10.0 miles Bay, IL Spring (10.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 39 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2002: 102 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2003: 181 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2004: 160 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2005: 277 buildings, average cost: $195,400

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 89.42 W

Area code: 309


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.1%), Manufacturing (21.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,185 (-20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,321 (24.2%)


 

Crime in Washington by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 0 2 0 2
    per 100,000 46.1 0.0 18.4 0.0 18.4
Robberies 1 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 9.2 9.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 7 8 9 10 9
    per 100,000 64.6 73.8 83.0 92.2 83.0
Burglaries 42 31 49 31 49
    per 100,000 387.4 286.0 452.0 286.0 452.0
Thefts 155 136 159 143 159
    per 100,000 1429.8 1254.5 1466.7 1319.1 1466.7
Auto thefts 5 5 5 10 5
    per 100,000 46.1 46.1 46.1 92.2 46.1
122.1 91.4 118.0 98.6 118.0


Average climate in Washington, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Washington,

Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Washington city center injured 3 people.

On 6/29/1976, a category 4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Washington:
  • EUREKA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; EUREKA, IL)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (about 13 miles; PEORIA, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Washington:
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 19 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 40 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
  • CAPITAL (about 63 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Washington:
  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 14 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: 3MY)
  • RAINBOW (about 18 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: 7B1)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 22 miles; LACON, IL; ID: C75)

Amtrak station near Washington:
  • 19 miles: PEORIA AIRPORT (6100 W. EVERETT M. DIRKSEN PKY.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

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
Financial Administration 4 $11,493 $34,479 2 $2,765
Other Government Administration 6 $13,807 $27,614 1 $1,114
Police Protection - Officers 17 $67,128 $47,384 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $20,068 $30,102 1 $819
Streets and Highways 8 $32,083 $48,124 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $24,764 $37,146 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $13,636 $40,908 1 $1,092
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,751 $45,012 3 $2,978
Totals for Government 56 $186,729 $40,013 8 $8,767


College/University in Washington:
  • ILLINOIS BAPTIST COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 9; Location: 209 VOHLAND ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.imbi.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; OGLESBY, IL; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; DECATUR, IL; FT enrollment: 2,274)
Public high school in Washington:
  • WASHINGTON COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,054; Location: 115 BONDURANT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Washington:
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 1301 EAGLE AVE; Grades: 01 - 08)
  • LINCOLN GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 303 JACKSON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEVERLY MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 1014 SCHOOL ST; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • J L HENSEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 304 E ALMOND DR; Grades: PK - 03)
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 105 S SPRUCE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COLUMBIA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 24363 SPRING CREEK; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle school in Washington:
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 100 N HARVEY; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Washington:
  • WASHINGTON D.L. (Operating income: $688,566; Location: 301 WALNUT; 49,748 books; 1,679 audio materials; 1,092 video materials; 162 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Washington: Hillcrest Country Club (A), Washington Park Pool (B), Washington City Hall (C).

Shopping Center: Sunnyland Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Washington include: Saint Marks Church (A), Our Savior Church (B), Evangelical Church (C), Faith Church (D).

Cemeteries: Glendale Cemetery (1), Zion Lutheran Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: West Lake (A).

Parks in Washington include: Candlewood Park (1), Birchwood Park (2), Sweltzer Park (3), Meadow Valley Park (4), Washington Park (5), Weaver Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Washington compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOAM (1350 AM; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)

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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