Durand, Illinois

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Durand, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Durand Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 10% Durand Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Durand Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Durand, Illinois

Comparing Durand 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 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 5 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 3 4
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Durand Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Winnebago
Metro Area Rockford
Standard Zip Codes 61024
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.436
Longitude -89.331

Durand Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station AFTON
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
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Durand Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,081 100%
Male 518 47.9%
Female 563 52.1%
Under 18 312 28.9%
18+ 769 71.1%
65+ 147 13.6%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,051 97.2%
African-American 6 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 7 0.6%
Mixed Race 13 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1%

Estimated Durand Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,077
Growth -4
Growth % -0.4%

Durand 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 31.3%
Irish 16.9%
US/American 13.3%
English 6.2%
Norwegian 5.7%
Swedish 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Swiss 2.9%
Italian 2.9%
Polish 2.5%
Scottish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Belgian 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Durand 1,081 $51,042
Dakota 499 $50,357
Davis 662 $51,538
Pecatonica 1,997 $55,086
Ridott 159 $46,042
Rock City 313 $51,750
Winnebago 2,958 $62,685
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Durand High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

A Special Education School
Serves 3 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 0.3

Durand Colleges

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