Findlay, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Findlay, Illinois

Comparing Findlay 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
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 3 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 9
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Findlay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SE of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 62534
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.522
Longitude -88.753

Findlay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 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
Distance 29 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
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Findlay Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 723 100%
Male 342 47.3%
Female 381 52.7%
Under 18 175 24.2%
18+ 548 75.8%
65+ 121 16.7%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.87
White 712 98.5%
African-American 6 0.8%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Findlay Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 685
Growth -38
Growth % -5.3%

Findlay 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 32.5%
US/American 20.9%
Irish 11.9%
English 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Dutch 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Polish 1.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Swedish 1.1%
Greek 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Yantisville (62534)

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)
Findlay 723 $39,375
Allenville 154 $48,750
Bethany 1,287 $44,276
Shelbyville 4,971 $39,205
Strasburg 603 $43,750
Sullivan 4,326 $41,894
Windsor 1,125 $40,250
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