Deer Creek, Illinois

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Deer Creek, Illinois

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 19% Deer Creek Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Deer Creek, Illinois

Comparing Deer Creek 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4

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Deer Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles E of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Tazewell
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61733
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.63
Longitude -89.332

Deer Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station MINONK
Distance 25.3 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 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Deer Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 605 100%
Male 311 51.4%
Female 294 48.6%
Under 18 168 27.8%
18+ 437 72.2%
65+ 73 12.1%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 3.13
White 598 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Deer Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 700
Growth 95
Growth % 15.7%

Deer Creek 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 44.8%
Irish 15.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 9.4%
English 5.6%
Scottish 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Norwegian 1.5%
Italian 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Serbian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deer Creek 605 $43,750
Congerville 466 $60,313
Eureka 4,871 $53,590
Goodfield 686 $61,736
Mackinaw 1,452 $49,750
Morton 15,198 $62,935
Washington 10,841 $61,184

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