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People

Total Population 2,935
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,470
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,847
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,592

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,125
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $543
Median House Value $115,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 13.5%

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

Lena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Stephenson
Standard Zip Codes 61048
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.379
Longitude -89.822

Lena 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 STOCKTON 3 NNE
Distance 9.2 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 FREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station MOUNT CARROLL
Distance 21 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Waddams Grove (61048)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedarville 633 $64,375

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

Lena Public Libraries

Library
Lena Community District Library
300 WEST MASON STREET
Lena, Illinois
(815) 369-3180

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Lena High Schools

LENA-WINSLOW HIGH SCHOOL
516 FREMONT ST
815-369-3115
Serves 376 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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