Catlin, Illinois

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Catlin, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Catlin Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Catlin Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Catlin People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 19% Catlin Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Catlin, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


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

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Catlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles E of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vermilion
Standard Zip Codes 61817
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.065
Longitude -87.701

Catlin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 29.9 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
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Catlin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,087 100%
Male 984 47.1%
Female 1,103 52.9%
Under 18 551 26.4%
18+ 1,536 73.6%
65+ 287 13.8%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 2.93
White 2,068 99.1%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.5%

Estimated Catlin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,051
Growth -36
Growth % -1.7%

Catlin 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 24.8%
US/American 23.7%
English 14%
Irish 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Italian 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Dutch 2.5%
Scottish 2.3%
Swedish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.2%
Belgian 1%
European 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
British 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Catlin 2,087 $51,136
Belgium 466 $35,357
Danville 33,904 $39,308
Fairmount 640 $48,125
Oakwood 1,502 $44,583
Tilton 2,976 $37,727
Westville 3,175 $47,083

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Catlin High Schools (2004)

Serves 171 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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