Coal Valley, Illinois

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Coal Valley, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Coal Valley Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 16% Coal Valley Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Coal Valley People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Coal Valley, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 5

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
People Living Alone 1 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Coal Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Rock Island
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61240
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.428
Longitude -90.46

Coal Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 28 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
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Coal Valley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,606 100%
Male 1,797 49.8%
Female 1,809 50.2%
Under 18 893 24.8%
18+ 2,713 75.2%
65+ 346 9.6%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.97
White 3,500 97.1%
African-American 25 0.7%
Asian 15 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 21 0.6%
Mixed Race 44 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 108 3%

Estimated Coal Valley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,904
Growth 298
Growth % 8.3%

Coal Valley 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 25.4%
US/American 12.5%
Irish 12.3%
English 10.6%
Swedish 9.2%
Belgian 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
Polish 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.6%
Norwegian 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
Danish 1%
French Canadian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
African 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
European 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Coal Valley 3,606 $56,114
Carbon Cliff 1,689 $41,429
East Moline 20,333 $44,695
Milan 5,348 $43,802
Moline 43,768 $48,207
Oak Grove 1,318 $36,667
Silvis 7,269 $41,390

Coal Valley Public Libraries

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Coal Valley, Illinois
(309) 799-3047

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Coal Valley High Schools (2004)

12200 104TH BOX 370
A Special Education School
Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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