Flanagan, Illinois

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Flanagan, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 11% Flanagan Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Flanagan Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Flanagan Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Flanagan Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Flanagan, Illinois

Comparing Flanagan 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 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5

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Flanagan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Livingston
Standard Zip Codes 61740
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.878
Longitude -88.861

Flanagan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MINONK
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station CHENOA
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station DWIGHT
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
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Flanagan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,083 100%
Male 495 45.7%
Female 588 54.3%
Under 18 244 22.5%
18+ 839 77.5%
65+ 287 26.5%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,068 98.6%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Flanagan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,061
Growth -22
Growth % -2%

Flanagan 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 51.4%
US/American 13.5%
English 8.3%
Irish 7.9%
Italian 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Polish 2.3%
Dutch 1.8%
Swedish 1.6%
Norwegian 1%
Albanian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Slovak 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Nebraska Township (61740)

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)
Flanagan 1,083 $49,167
Chenoa 1,845 $50,948
Cornell 511 $51,429
Dana 171 $35,625
Gridley 1,411 $51,908
Long Point 247 $43,750
Minonk 2,168 $50,379
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Flanagan High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 367
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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