Earlville, Illinois

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Earlville, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Earlville, Illinois

Comparing Earlville 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 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 8 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Earlville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles W of Aurora, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County La Salle
Standard Zip Codes 60518
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.589
Longitude -88.921

Earlville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station PERU
Distance 19 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
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Earlville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,778 100%
Male 890 50.1%
Female 888 49.9%
Under 18 539 30.3%
18+ 1,239 69.7%
65+ 251 14.1%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,736 97.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.6%
Other 8 0.4%
Mixed Race 20 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 2%

Estimated Earlville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,821
Growth 43
Growth % 2.4%

Earlville 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 28.6%
Irish 13.4%
English 10.5%
Norwegian 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
US/American 6.9%
Italian 5.6%
Polish 3.1%
Swedish 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Dutch 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Albanian 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Harding (60518)
Rollo (60518)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Earlville 1,778 $47,535
Compton 347 $39,375
Leland 970 $50,417
Mendota 7,272 $46,279
Paw Paw 852 $47,500
Shabbona 929 $50,625
Troy Grove 305 $56,591

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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