Manhattan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Manhattan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Nearest Medium City||8 miles SE of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||35 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||60442|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.41|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||101||3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||5,169|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.2%|
|French (except Basque)||1.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Manhattan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Wilton Center (60442)
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