Franklin Grove, Illinois

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Franklin Grove, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Franklin Grove, Illinois

Comparing Franklin Grove 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 5 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Affordability of Rents 2 4
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Franklin Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 61031
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.841
Longitude -89.3

Franklin Grove Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Franklin Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,052 100%
Male 485 46.1%
Female 567 53.9%
Under 18 253 24%
18+ 799 76%
65+ 257 24.4%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,044 99.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Franklin Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,019
Growth -33
Growth % -3.1%

Franklin Grove 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 33.8%
English 15.4%
US/American 14.3%
Irish 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Dutch 3.8%
Swedish 3.1%
Italian 3.1%
Polish 2.2%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
European 0.9%
Danish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Franklin Grove 1,052 $45,875
Amboy 2,561 $42,027
Ashton 1,142 $43,750
Dixon 15,941 $45,088
Oregon 4,060 $41,250
Rochelle 9,424 $46,563
West Brooklyn 174 $44,750

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PO BOX 188
Serves 199 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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