Brocton, Illinois

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Brocton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles SE of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Edgar
Standard Zip Codes 61917
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.715
Longitude -87.932

Brocton 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 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 19.5 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
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
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Brocton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 322 100%
Male 157 48.8%
Female 165 51.2%
Under 18 91 28.3%
18+ 231 71.7%
65+ 50 15.5%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.99
White 321 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Brocton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 303
Growth -19
Growth % -5.9%

Brocton 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 45.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
German 10.5%
Irish 10.5%
English 4.2%
European 3.7%
Dutch 3.2%
Italian 3.2%
Norwegian 3.2%
Polish 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
French Canadian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brocton 322 $31,500
Hume 382 $37,500
Kansas 842 $34,318
Metcalf 213 $32,500
Newman 956 $34,250
Oakland 996 $38,167
Redmon 199 $45,500
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