Iola, Illinois

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Iola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Clay
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62847
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.834
Longitude -88.628

Iola Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
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Iola Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 171 100%
Male 86 50.3%
Female 85 49.7%
Under 18 50 29.2%
18+ 121 70.8%
65+ 22 12.9%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.29
White 167 97.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Iola Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 167
Growth -4
Growth % -2.3%

Iola 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
US/American 51.1%
German 25.5%
Irish 8%
English 4.4%
Norwegian 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
Polish 2.2%
Italian 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Iola 171 $30,938
Edgewood 527 $31,875
Farina 558 $41,875
Kinmundy 892 $37,125
Louisville 1,242 $35,673
Mason 396 $41,797
St. Peter 386 $42,321
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