Fithian, Illinois

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Fithian, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 16% Fithian Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Fithian, Illinois

Comparing Fithian 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Fithian Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vermilion
Standard Zip Codes 61844
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.113
Longitude -87.873

Fithian Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station PAXTON 2 WSW
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Fithian Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 506 100%
Male 270 53.4%
Female 236 46.6%
Under 18 132 26.1%
18+ 374 73.9%
65+ 49 9.7%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 2.93
White 503 99.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Fithian Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 552
Growth 46
Growth % 9.1%

Fithian 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 22.5%
US/American 18.2%
English 17.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
Irish 5.9%
Polish 5.2%
Scottish 5.2%
Italian 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
European 2.2%
Pennsylvania German 1.9%
Slovak 1.2%
French Canadian 0.9%
Belgian 0.9%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fithian 506 $47,500
Fairmount 640 $48,125
Homer 1,200 $43,170
Muncie 155 $41,250
Oakwood 1,502 $44,583
Ogden 743 $48,125
St. Joseph 2,912 $61,094
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Fithian High Schools (2004)

5870 US RTE 150
Serves 282 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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