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People

Total Population 958
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 459
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 60.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,865
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $725
Median House Value $92,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 14.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Argenta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NE of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 62501
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.981
Longitude -88.822

Argenta 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 DECATUR
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station FARMER CITY
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Newburg (62501)

Oakley (62501)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cerro Gordo 1,348 $70,404
Cisco 251 $65,357
Forsyth 3,493 $94,891

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Argenta Public Libraries

Library
Argenta-oreana P.l.d.
100 E WATER
Argenta, Illinois
(217) 795-2144

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Argenta High Schools

ARGENTA-OREANA HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 469
217-795-4821
Serves 304 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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