Le Roy, Illinois

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Le Roy, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Le Roy Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Le Roy People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Le Roy Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Le Roy Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Le Roy Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Le Roy, Illinois

Comparing Le Roy 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 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 8
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


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

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Le Roy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SE of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County McLean
Metro Area Bloomington - Normal
Standard Zip Codes 61752
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.351
Longitude -88.764

Le Roy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
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Le Roy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,332 100%
Male 1,593 47.8%
Female 1,739 52.2%
Under 18 907 27.2%
18+ 2,425 72.8%
65+ 516 15.5%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 3,307 99.2%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 9 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 40 1.2%

Estimated Le Roy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,391
Growth 59
Growth % 1.8%

Le Roy 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 29.1%
US/American 21.4%
English 15.7%
Irish 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Swedish 4%
Italian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Polish 2.1%
European 1.5%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Norwegian 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Welsh 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Leroy (61752)

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)
Le Roy 3,332 $53,986
Arrowsmith 298 $54,375
Downs 776 $56,932
Ellsworth 271 $53,333
Farmer City 2,055 $45,515
Heyworth 2,431 $60,648
Wapella 651 $44,063
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Le Roy High Schools (2004)

Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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