Delavan, Illinois

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Delavan, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Delavan, Illinois

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
People Living Alone 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Delavan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Tazewell
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61734
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.372
Longitude -89.547

Delavan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station HAVANA 4 NNE
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Delavan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,825 100%
Male 884 48.4%
Female 941 51.6%
Under 18 493 27%
18+ 1,332 73%
65+ 281 15.4%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,795 98.4%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 16 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.4%

Estimated Delavan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,777
Growth -48
Growth % -2.6%

Delavan 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 38.4%
US/American 15.7%
Irish 14.1%
English 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Italian 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Dutch 2.2%
Scottish 1.6%
Polish 1.5%
European 1.2%
Swedish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.7%
Canadian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.3%
British 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Boynton (61734)

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)
Delavan 1,825 $46,250
Emden 515 $42,206
Green Valley 728 $50,268
Hartsburg 358 $39,750
Hopedale 929 $42,625
San Jose 696 $45,104
South Pekin 1,162 $42,102

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Delavan High Schools (2004)

Serves 154 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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