Brimfield, Illinois

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Brimfield, Illinois

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 18% Brimfield Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Brimfield, Illinois

Comparing Brimfield 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 6 7
People Living Alone 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Brimfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Peoria
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61517
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.838
Longitude -89.886

Brimfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 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 GALVA
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Brimfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 933 100%
Male 458 49.1%
Female 475 50.9%
Under 18 281 30.1%
18+ 652 69.9%
65+ 126 13.5%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 3.18
White 919 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Brimfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 900
Growth -33
Growth % -3.5%

Brimfield 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 32.2%
English 15.6%
Irish 13.6%
US/American 12.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
Swedish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Swiss 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Belgian 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Celtic 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Southport (61517)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brimfield 933 $42,083
Dunlap 926 $62,000
Elmwood 1,945 $51,505
Hanna City 1,013 $50,938
Princeville 1,621 $49,118
Williamsfield 620 $46,875
Yates City 725 $42,679

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Brimfield High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 380
Serves 218 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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