Alexis, Illinois

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Alexis, Illinois

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High Points

Alexis strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 16% Alexis Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Alexis Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Alexis, Illinois

Comparing Alexis to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 5 6
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Alexis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles S of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Mercer
Standard Zip Codes 61412
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.06
Longitude -90.55

Alexis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Alexis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 863 100%
Male 404 46.8%
Female 459 53.2%
Under 18 210 24.3%
18+ 653 75.7%
65+ 165 19.1%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.94
White 860 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.2%

Estimated Alexis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 823
Growth -40
Growth % -4.6%

Alexis Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 21%
German 19.6%
Swedish 17.5%
US/American 12.7%
English 10.7%
Dutch 4.2%
French (except Basque) 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Scottish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
Croatian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
British 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
European 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alexis, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Shanghai City (61412)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alexis 863 $46,364
Henderson 319 $39,583
Little York 269 $39,375
Monmouth 9,841 $41,004
North Henderson 187 $42,500
Rio 240 $40,750
Viola 956 $47,159
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Alexis High Schools (2004)

Serves 119 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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