Minier, Illinois

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Minier, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Minier, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 6 8
Working at Home 3 2


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

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Minier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Tazewell
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61759
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.433
Longitude -89.313

Minier Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NORMAL
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Minier Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,244 100%
Male 594 47.7%
Female 650 52.3%
Under 18 322 25.9%
18+ 922 74.1%
65+ 212 17%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,229 98.8%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.3%

Estimated Minier Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,255
Growth 11
Growth % 0.9%

Minier 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 36.1%
US/American 16.4%
Irish 10.6%
English 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Swedish 2.1%
Italian 1.9%
Danish 1.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.3%
Canadian 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
European 1%
British 0.7%
Dutch 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Little Mackinaw (61759)

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)
Minier 1,244 $47,500
Armington 368 $47,708
Danvers 1,183 $58,355
Hopedale 929 $42,625
Mackinaw 1,452 $49,750
McLean 808 $52,614
Stanford 670 $52,639

Minier Public Libraries

H.a. Peine Memorial
Minier, Illinois
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