Godley, Illinois

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Godley, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Godley, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 4
People Living Alone 1 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Godley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 60407
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.23
Longitude -88.26

Godley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
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Godley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 594 100%
Male 294 49.5%
Female 300 50.5%
Under 18 222 37.4%
18+ 372 62.6%
65+ 44 7.4%
Median Age 27.7
Average Family Size 3.37
White 573 96.5%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 18 3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 6.1%

Estimated Godley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 706
Growth 112
Growth % 18.9%

Godley 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.9%
Irish 16.1%
German 15.6%
Italian 11.1%
US/American 8.5%
English 7.6%
Dutch 5.2%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
Czech 3.6%
Polish 2.6%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Godley 594 $43,036
Braceville 792 $50,395
Braidwood 5,203 $59,047
Coal City 4,797 $65,509
Diamond 1,393 $49,688
Gardner 1,406 $51,827
South Wilmington 621 $48,438
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