Barry, Illinois

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Barry, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 12% Barry Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Barry, Illinois

Comparing Barry 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
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 4 4
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 8
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Barry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles N of St. Peters, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 62312
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.694
Longitude -91.038

Barry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Barry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,368 100%
Male 627 45.8%
Female 741 54.2%
Under 18 317 23.2%
18+ 1,051 76.8%
65+ 325 23.8%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,360 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.8%

Estimated Barry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,330
Growth -38
Growth % -2.8%

Barry 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
US/American 39.9%
German 16.4%
English 11.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
Irish 8.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Dutch 2%
Polish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Turkish 1.5%
Italian 1%
Slovak 0.9%
European 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
British 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Barry 1,368 $37,143
Baylis 265 $32,422
Hull 474 $34,464
Kinderhook 249 $41,875
Liberty 519 $39,773
New Canton 417 $30,893
Plainville 248 $38,472

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Barry High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 115 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.4

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