Hillsdale, Illinois

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Hillsdale, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 10% Hillsdale Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Hillsdale Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Hillsdale, Illinois

Comparing Hillsdale 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 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7

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Hillsdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Rock Island
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61257
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.613
Longitude -90.172

Hillsdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station FULTON L&D #13
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
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Hillsdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 588 100%
Male 277 47.1%
Female 311 52.9%
Under 18 169 28.7%
18+ 419 71.3%
65+ 56 9.5%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.13
White 563 95.7%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.7%
Other 10 1.7%
Mixed Race 8 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.7%

Estimated Hillsdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 575
Growth -13
Growth % -2.2%

Hillsdale 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 35.8%
US/American 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
Irish 9%
Belgian 6%
English 5.7%
Dutch 5.5%
French (except Basque) 4.6%
Swedish 3.6%
Hungarian 2.2%
European 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Italian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Lebanese 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hillsdale 588 $49,519
Cleveland 253 $47,396
Cordova 633 $59,063
Erie 1,589 $46,435
Geneseo 6,480 $51,455
Port Byron 1,535 $59,000
Rapids City 953 $50,893

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