Cornell, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Cornell Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Cornell Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cornell Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Cornell, Illinois

Comparing Cornell 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 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
People Living Alone 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6

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Cornell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Livingston
Standard Zip Codes 61319
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.99
Longitude -88.729

Cornell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station MINONK
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Cornell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 511 100%
Male 247 48.3%
Female 264 51.7%
Under 18 134 26.2%
18+ 377 73.8%
65+ 67 13.1%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 3.06
White 505 98.8%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.8%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.6%

Estimated Cornell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 505
Growth -6
Growth % -1.2%

Cornell 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 41.1%
US/American 13.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
English 8.7%
Norwegian 8.3%
Irish 7.3%
Swedish 3%
Italian 2.5%
Polish 1.8%
Canadian 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Welsh 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cornell, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Manville (61319)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cornell 511 $51,429
Flanagan 1,083 $49,167
Long Point 247 $43,750
Odell 1,014 $51,250
Pontiac 11,864 $43,231
Ransom 409 $55,682
Streator 14,190 $43,774

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