Illiopolis, Illinois

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Illiopolis, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Illiopolis Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Illiopolis People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Illiopolis Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Illiopolis, Illinois

Comparing Illiopolis 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 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Age of the Population 5 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Illiopolis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62539
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.853
Longitude -89.241

Illiopolis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 34.1 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
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Illiopolis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 916 100%
Male 449 49%
Female 467 51%
Under 18 233 25.4%
18+ 683 74.6%
65+ 105 11.5%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.99
White 906 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Illiopolis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 867
Growth -49
Growth % -5.3%

Illiopolis 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 29.3%
US/American 18.1%
English 15%
Irish 13.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
European 4.2%
Dutch 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scottish 2.1%
Polish 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
Welsh 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Illiopolis 916 $52,898
Buffalo 491 $51,250
Harristown 1,338 $48,162
Latham 371 $47,292
Mechanicsburg 456 $42,212
Mount Auburn 515 $47,604
Niantic 738 $42,500

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Illiopolis High Schools (2004)

Serves 143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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