Basco, Illinois

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Basco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62313
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.327
Longitude -91.2

Basco Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station CANTON L AND D 20
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station LA HARPE
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Basco Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 107 100%
Male 52 48.6%
Female 55 51.4%
Under 18 24 22.4%
18+ 83 77.6%
65+ 21 19.6%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.93
White 107 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Basco Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 102
Growth -5
Growth % -4.7%

Basco 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
German 50%
US/American 22.9%
Irish 8.3%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 5.2%
English 5.2%
Swedish 2.1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Basco 107 $58,125
Bowen 535 $36,429
Carthage 2,725 $50,142
Elvaston 152 $45,833
Ferris 168 $47,188
Hamilton 3,029 $48,935
West Point 195 $45,250
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