Ferris, Illinois

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Ferris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles SW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62336
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.468
Longitude -91.17

Ferris Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 43 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station CANTON L AND D 20
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Ferris Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 168 100%
Male 89 53%
Female 79 47%
Under 18 40 23.8%
18+ 128 76.2%
65+ 28 16.7%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 3.04
White 164 97.6%
African-American 1 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Ferris Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 160
Growth -8
Growth % -4.8%

Ferris 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 42.6%
English 24.1%
US/American 11.1%
Irish 6.5%
Greek 4.6%
Scottish 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Dutch 1.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ferris 168 $47,188
Basco 107 $58,125
Carthage 2,725 $50,142
Dallas City 1,055 $41,316
Elvaston 152 $45,833
Hamilton 3,029 $48,935
Pontoosuc 171 $31,563
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