Casey, Illinois

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Casey, Illinois

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 14% Casey Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Casey Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Casey, Illinois

Comparing Casey 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Casey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 62420
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.299
Longitude -87.992

Casey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Station NEWTON 6 SSE
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Distance 32.9 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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Casey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,942 100%
Male 1,310 44.5%
Female 1,632 55.5%
Under 18 709 24.1%
18+ 2,233 75.9%
65+ 682 23.2%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.9
White 2,903 98.7%
African-American 13 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 21 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.2%

Estimated Casey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,948
Growth 6
Growth % 0.2%

Casey 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 37%
English 18.9%
German 18.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Irish 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
European 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 1%
Norwegian 1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
British 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Casey 2,942 $36,941
Greenup 1,532 $36,902
Hidalgo 123 $26,875
Jewett 232 $42,083
Martinsville 1,225 $36,853
Toledo 1,166 $29,792
Westfield 678 $37,941

Casey Public Libraries

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Casey, Illinois
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Casey High Schools (2004)

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Serves 348 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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