Ladd, Illinois

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Ladd, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 12% Ladd Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Ladd Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Ladd People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Ladd Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Ladd Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Ladd, Illinois

Comparing Ladd 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 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Ladd Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NE of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Bureau
Standard Zip Codes 61329
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.382
Longitude -89.218

Ladd Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PERU
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 12.9 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
Station WALNUT
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Ladd Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,313 100%
Male 629 47.9%
Female 684 52.1%
Under 18 302 23%
18+ 1,011 77%
65+ 263 20%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,279 97.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 24 1.8%
Mixed Race 8 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 3.7%

Estimated Ladd Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,305
Growth -8
Growth % -0.6%

Ladd 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
Italian 27.4%
German 26.6%
Irish 11.6%
Polish 8.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
English 5.6%
US/American 2.7%
Swedish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
European 1.2%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
Slovene 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ladd Junction (61329)

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)
Ladd 1,313 $49,783
Cherry 509 $48,438
Dalzell 717 $56,375
De Pue 1,842 $36,985
Peru 9,835 $48,180
Seatonville 303 $41,071
Spring Valley 5,398 $50,348

Ladd Public Libraries

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