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People

Total Population 1,625
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 756
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 57.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,697
% Above Poverty Level 87.9%
% Below Poverty Level 12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $456
Median House Value $79,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lanark Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 61046
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.102
Longitude -89.833

Lanark Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNT CARROLL
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station STOCKTON 3 NNE
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lake Carroll (61046)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chadwick 481 $50,893
Forreston 1,707 $64,219

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lanark Public Libraries

Library
Lanark P.l.
110 W CARROLL ST.
Lanark, Illinois
(815) 493-2166

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Lanark High Schools

EASTLAND HIGH SCHOOL
500 S SCHOOL DR
815-493-6341
Serves 252 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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