Hennepin, Illinois

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Hennepin, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Hennepin Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Hennepin Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hennepin Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hennepin Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Hennepin Walking and Biking to Work
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Hennepin People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Hennepin Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Hennepin, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6

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Hennepin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles N of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Putnam
Standard Zip Codes 61327
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.254
Longitude -89.342

Hennepin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 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
Distance 6.5 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
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Hennepin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 707 100%
Male 347 49.1%
Female 360 50.9%
Under 18 147 20.8%
18+ 560 79.2%
65+ 130 18.4%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 2.87
White 687 97.2%
African-American 8 1.1%
Asian 5 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 3.8%

Estimated Hennepin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 704
Growth -3
Growth % -0.4%

Hennepin 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 27.4%
Irish 14%
Italian 12.6%
English 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
Polish 6.6%
US/American 3.5%
Swedish 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Scottish 2.4%
Belgian 1.7%
Danish 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1%
Welsh 1%
Swiss 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Other West Indian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Florid (61327)

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)
Hennepin 707 $56,111
Bureau Junction 368 $46,429
De Pue 1,842 $36,985
Granville 1,414 $55,093
Mark 491 $50,417
McNabb 310 $55,357
Seatonville 303 $41,071

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