Mazon, Illinois

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Mazon, Illinois

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Mazon People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Mazon Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Mazon Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Mazon, Illinois

Comparing Mazon 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 Men 8 6
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 10 8
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 3 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
People Living Alone 2 2

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Mazon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 60444
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.241
Longitude -88.419

Mazon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station AURORA
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Mazon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 904 100%
Male 450 49.8%
Female 454 50.2%
Under 18 241 26.7%
18+ 663 73.3%
65+ 123 13.6%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 2.99
White 864 95.6%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 1.2%
Other 11 1.2%
Mixed Race 14 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 2.9%

Estimated Mazon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 918
Growth 14
Growth % 1.5%

Mazon 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 19.4%
English 14.4%
Irish 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
Norwegian 11.2%
US/American 8%
Polish 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Swedish 3.3%
Danish 3.1%
Italian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Welsh 1.1%
Scottish 0.7%
Austrian 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mazon 904 $61,118
Braceville 792 $50,395
Carbon Hill 392 $56,875
Coal City 4,797 $65,509
Gardner 1,406 $51,827
Morris 11,928 $54,987
Verona 257 $53,571
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