Greenview, Illinois

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Greenview, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Greenview, Illinois

Comparing Greenview 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 Men 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 4 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
People Living Alone 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Greenview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles N of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Menard
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62642
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.083
Longitude -89.738

Greenview 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 MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 43.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Greenview Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 862 100%
Male 420 48.7%
Female 442 51.3%
Under 18 210 24.4%
18+ 652 75.6%
65+ 154 17.9%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.89
White 859 99.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Greenview Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 823
Growth -39
Growth % -4.5%

Greenview 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 34.5%
US/American 24.5%
English 10.7%
Irish 8%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Italian 2.3%
Scottish 2%
Danish 2%
European 1.8%
Swedish 1.5%
Dutch 1%
Welsh 1%
Polish 0.7%
African 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hubly (62642)
Sweet Water (62642)

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)
Greenview 862 $49,125
Athens 1,726 $50,272
Cantrall 139 $45,417
Mason City 2,558 $47,991
Middletown 434 $44,375
New Holland 318 $45,313
Petersburg 2,299 $42,500
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Greenview High Schools (2004)

P O BOX 320
Serves 81 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

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