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People

Total Population 538
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,750
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.5%
Median Gross Rent $746
Median House Value $94,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.4%
US/American 0%
English 13.8%
Irish 29.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grand Ridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County La Salle
Standard Zip Codes 61325
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.236
Longitude -88.831

Grand Ridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OTTAWA 5 SW
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station PERU
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance 22.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Farm Ridge (61325)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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