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Overview

Introduction to Bartonville, Illinois

Located in Peoria county, Bartonville, Illinois, is 4 miles SW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center) and 133 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois. The village is in the Peoria - Pekin area.

Bartonville History

Bartonville, a village in Peoria county, is a part of the Peoria Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. The first white men to arrive in the area were Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet. The area soon became a French colony, incorporated into the state in 1850 under the name "Limestone;" this name was inspired by the huge repository of limestone in the northern part of the village. Around 1878, a post office was opened and named in honor of W.C.H. Barton, an early settler. The village was renamed "Bartonville" in the same year.

Bartonville and nearby Attractions

  • Pettengill Morron House
  • George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden
  • Glen Oak Zoo
  • Madison Park Golf Course
  • John C. Flanagan House Museum

Things To Do In Bartonville

Bartonville houses the Pettengill Morron House, which was built in 1868 by Moses Pettengill; the house holds a museum. Nearby is are George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden and The Glen Oak Zoo. Madison Park Golf Course is the city's closest golf course.

Bartonville Transportation

The closest airport to the city is Greater Peoria Regional Airport.

Bartonville Higher Education

Higher education is available at Bartonville are Bradley University, Illinois Central College, and Illinois State University.

People

Total Population 6,438
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,959
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 53.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,976
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $720
Median House Value $112,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 17.2%

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

Bartonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Peoria
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61607
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.65
Longitude -89.651

Bartonville 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 PEORIA GTR PEORIA AP
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station PRINCEVILLE
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

High Meadows (61607)

Hollis (61607)

Mardell Manor (61607)

Orchard Mines (61607)

Tuscarora (61607)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellevue 1,566 $58,783
Creve Coeur 5,652 $46,250
East Peoria 23,137 $69,048

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

Bartonville Public Libraries

Library
Alpha Park P.l.d.
3527 S AIRPORT RD
Bartonville, Illinois
(309) 697-3822
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Bartonville High Schools

LIMESTONE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
4201 S AIRPORT RD
309-697-6271
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,077 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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