Elizabeth, Illinois

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Elizabeth, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Top 6% Elizabeth Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Elizabeth, Illinois

Comparing Elizabeth 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 6 3
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 9
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Elizabeth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Jo Daviess
Standard Zip Codes 61028
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.317
Longitude -90.221

Elizabeth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Elizabeth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 682 100%
Male 313 45.9%
Female 369 54.1%
Under 18 119 17.4%
18+ 563 82.6%
65+ 220 32.3%
Median Age 48.3
Average Family Size 2.74
White 675 99%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Elizabeth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 673
Growth -9
Growth % -1.3%

Elizabeth 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 57.1%
English 13.3%
Irish 8.7%
US/American 2.8%
Dutch 2.8%
Scottish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Swedish 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
Danish 1%
Norwegian 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Northern European 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Woodbine (61028)

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)
Elizabeth 682 $41,354
Apple River 379 $51,042
Galena 3,460 $44,063
Hanover 836 $40,893
Savanna 3,542 $38,255
Scales Mound 401 $37,386
Stockton 1,926 $43,173

Elizabeth Public Libraries

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