Griggsville, Illinois

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Griggsville, Illinois

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Griggsville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Griggsville, Illinois

Comparing Griggsville 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 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Griggsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 62340
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.708
Longitude -90.724

Griggsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
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Griggsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,258 100%
Male 605 48.1%
Female 653 51.9%
Under 18 351 27.9%
18+ 907 72.1%
65+ 207 16.5%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,248 99.2%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Griggsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,215
Growth -43
Growth % -3.4%

Griggsville 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 29.6%
US/American 26.2%
English 19.5%
Irish 9.3%
Italian 4.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Swedish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scottish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Canadian 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Finnish 0.4%
British 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Griggsville 1,258 $36,071
Baylis 265 $32,422
Bluffs 748 $41,875
Milton 274 $28,333
New Salem 136 $26,875
Perry 437 $35,750
Pittsfield 4,211 $42,000

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PO BOX 439
Serves 154 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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