Hanover, Illinois

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Hanover, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Hanover Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Hanover Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Hanover Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Hanover Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Hanover, Illinois

Comparing Hanover 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 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 9
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 8
Working at Home 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Hanover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Jo Daviess
Standard Zip Codes 61041
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.256
Longitude -90.279

Hanover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Hanover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 836 100%
Male 412 49.3%
Female 424 50.7%
Under 18 174 20.8%
18+ 662 79.2%
65+ 165 19.7%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.78
White 811 97%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 6 0.7%
Mixed Race 14 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.2%

Estimated Hanover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 797
Growth -39
Growth % -4.7%

Hanover 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 33.9%
English 12.8%
Irish 12%
Norwegian 5.9%
Scotch-Irish 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
French (except Basque) 4.8%
US/American 4.7%
Swedish 2.6%
Dutch 2.3%
Danish 1.9%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
Swiss 1.2%
Greek 0.9%
Austrian 0.6%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hanover 836 $40,893
Elizabeth 682 $41,354
Galena 3,460 $44,063
Mount Carroll 1,832 $40,511
Savanna 3,542 $38,255
Scales Mound 401 $37,386
Stockton 1,926 $43,173

Hanover Public Libraries

Hanover Twp. Library
Hanover, Illinois
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Hanover High Schools (2004)

4141 IL RT 84 SOUTH
Serves 172 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

Hanover Colleges

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