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People

Total Population 2,448
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,232
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $34,976
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,852
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,400

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,750
% Above Poverty Level 92.8%
% Below Poverty Level 7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $652
Median House Value $97,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 6.2%

Arthur Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles E of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Douglas
Standard Zip Codes 61911
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.714
Longitude -88.472

Arthur 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 TUSCOLA
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 29.5 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, Arthur, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chesterville (61911)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arcola 3,017 $64,559
Atwood 1,164 $52,277
Garrett 123 $30,938
Hammond 418 $51,250

Arthur Public Libraries

Library
Arthur P.l.d.
225 S WALNUT
Arthur, Illinois
(217) 543-2037
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Arthur High Schools

ARTHUR SR HIGH SCHOOL
301 E COLUMBIA ST
217-543-2146
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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