Dalzell, Illinois

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Dalzell, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Dalzell Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Dalzell People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Dalzell Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Dalzell, Illinois

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 2 2


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

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Dalzell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles NE of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Bureau
Standard Zip Codes 61320
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.357
Longitude -89.176

Dalzell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PERU
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station OTTAWA 5 SW
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Dalzell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 717 100%
Male 348 48.5%
Female 369 51.5%
Under 18 187 26.1%
18+ 530 73.9%
65+ 97 13.5%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.01
White 713 99.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.3%

Estimated Dalzell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 731
Growth 14
Growth % 2%

Dalzell 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
Italian 39%
German 19.1%
Polish 16.9%
Irish 7.9%
English 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Scottish 1.6%
Welsh 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
US/American 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Canadian 0.5%
Slovene 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dalzell 717 $56,375
Cherry 509 $48,438
La Salle 9,796 $44,638
Ladd 1,313 $49,783
Peru 9,835 $48,180
Seatonville 303 $41,071
Spring Valley 5,398 $50,348
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