Granville, Illinois

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Granville, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Granville Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Granville Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Granville Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 18% Granville Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Granville Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Granville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Granville, Illinois

Comparing Granville 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 6 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 3


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

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Granville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NE of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Putnam
Standard Zip Codes 61326
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.261
Longitude -89.227

Granville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station PERU
Distance 9 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
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
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Granville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,414 100%
Male 654 46.3%
Female 760 53.7%
Under 18 351 24.8%
18+ 1,063 75.2%
65+ 241 17%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,384 97.9%
African-American 6 0.4%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 10 0.7%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 3.4%

Estimated Granville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,388
Growth -26
Growth % -1.8%

Granville 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 26.3%
Italian 18.9%
English 8.7%
Irish 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Polish 6.5%
US/American 5.4%
Swedish 4%
Scottish 3.1%
Serbian 2.4%
Danish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Norwegian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
European 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Slovene 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Granville 1,414 $55,093
Cedar Point 262 $48,750
De Pue 1,842 $36,985
Mark 491 $50,417
McNabb 310 $55,357
Spring Valley 5,398 $50,348
Standard 256 $41,875
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Granville High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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3. Watervliet, Michigan 83.4   27.9% 13.6% 8.7% 21 $42,391 6.1% 2.6% 1,843 6.9% 69.5 0.5% 6
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