Dieterich, Illinois

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Dieterich, Illinois

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

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Comparative Profile of Dieterich, Illinois

Comparing Dieterich 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 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5


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

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Dieterich Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles SW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Effingham
Standard Zip Codes 62424
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.061
Longitude -88.379

Dieterich Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Dieterich Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 591 100%
Male 284 48.1%
Female 307 51.9%
Under 18 174 29.4%
18+ 417 70.6%
65+ 69 11.7%
Median Age 33.5
Average Family Size 3.11
White 587 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Dieterich Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 597
Growth 6
Growth % 1%

Dieterich 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 49%
US/American 26.2%
English 7.8%
Irish 3.4%
Swedish 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Dutch 1.9%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Slovak 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Australian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dieterich 591 $48,000
Effingham 12,384 $45,902
Jewett 232 $42,083
Montrose 257 $38,438
Teutopolis 1,559 $55,461
Watson 729 $42,159
Wheeler 119 $23,333
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Dieterich High Schools (2004)

Serves 248 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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