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People

Total Population 3,022
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,302
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,790
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $315
Median House Value $60,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 11.2%

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

Bushnell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County McDonough
Standard Zip Codes 61422
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.552
Longitude -90.506

Bushnell 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 LA HARPE
Distance 24.3 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
Station MONMOUTH
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station HAVANA 4 NNE
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avon 686 $52,656
Bardolph 268 $32,250
Good Hope 387 $59,875

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

Bushnell Public Libraries

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Bushnell P.l.d.
455 N. DEAN STREET
Bushnell, Illinois
(309) 772-2060

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Bushnell High Schools

BUSHNELL-PRAIRIE CITY HIGH SCH
845 N WALNUT ST
309-772-2113
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 212 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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