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People

Total Population 2,319
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,154
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 43.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $30,318
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,521

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,347
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $673
Median House Value $96,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 22.3%

Amboy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 61310
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.714
Longitude -89.328

Amboy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station ROCHELLE
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station PRINCETON
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Binghampton (61310)

Maytown (61310)

Shaws (61310)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashton 947 $53,869
Dixon 14,963 $60,833
Franklin Grove 1,232 $60,481
Harmon 121 $58,250

Amboy Public Libraries

Library
Pankhurst Mem. Lib.
3 SOUTH JEFFERSON AVENUE
Amboy, Illinois
(815) 857-3925

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AMBOY HIGH SCHOOL
11 E HAWLEY ST
815-857-3632
Serves 334 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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