Irving, Illinois

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Irving, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Irving Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Irving Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Irving Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Irving, Illinois

Comparing Irving 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 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Age of the Population 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 8
People Living Alone 3 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Irving Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 62051
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.205
Longitude -89.404

Irving Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
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Irving Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,484 100%
Male 2,233 89.9%
Female 251 10.1%
Under 18 147 5.9%
18+ 2,337 94.1%
65+ 77 3.1%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,335 53.7%
African-American 1,041 41.9%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.4%
Other 96 3.9%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 139 5.6%

Estimated Irving Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 492
Growth -1,992
Growth % -80.2%

Irving 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 36.6%
German 19.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
English 12%
Irish 5.8%
Dutch 4.8%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Lithuanian 1%
Czech 1%
Swiss 0.7%
Belgian 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Irving 2,484 $30,313
Butler 197 $32,500
Hillsboro 4,359 $40,135
Nokomis 2,389 $36,850
Schram City 653 $41,500
Taylor Springs 583 $35,000
Witt 991 $32,344
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