Cordova, Illinois

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Cordova, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Cordova Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Cordova Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Cordova Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Cordova People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Cordova, Illinois

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

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


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

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Cordova Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Rock Island
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61242
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.68
Longitude -90.318

Cordova Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLINTON NO 1
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 28 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 8.9 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 FULTON L&D #13
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
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Cordova Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 633 100%
Male 324 51.2%
Female 309 48.8%
Under 18 164 25.9%
18+ 469 74.1%
65+ 89 14.1%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 3
White 610 96.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 10 1.6%
Mixed Race 9 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.5%

Estimated Cordova Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 689
Growth 56
Growth % 8.8%

Cordova 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 25.1%
English 15.6%
Irish 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
Belgian 8.8%
US/American 6.9%
Dutch 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Swedish 3.1%
Polish 2.4%
Albanian 1.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Italian 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Turkish 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cordova 633 $59,063
Albany 895 $51,333
Cleveland 253 $47,396
Hampton 1,626 $59,375
Hillsdale 588 $49,519
Port Byron 1,535 $59,000
Rapids City 953 $50,893

Cordova Public Libraries

Cordova D.l.
402 MAIN AVE P.O. BOX 247
Cordova, Illinois
(309) 654-2330
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