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People

Total Population 7,161
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 7.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,540
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 60.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $97,396
% Above Poverty Level 96.7%
% Below Poverty Level 3.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 7.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,222
Median House Value $205,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 28.4%

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

Manhattan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Will
Standard Zip Codes 60442
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.422
Longitude -87.985

Manhattan 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 JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wilton Center (60442)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elwood 2,130 $62,390
Frankfort 18,295 $125,486

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

Manhattan Public Libraries

Library
Manhattan P.l.d.
240 WHITSON
Manhattan, Illinois
(815) 478-3987
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