Monee, Illinois

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Monee, Illinois

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High Points

Monee 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 4% trophy Monee People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Monee Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Monee Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Monee Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Monee Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Monee Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Monee, Illinois

Comparing Monee 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 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 5 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Monee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SE of Orland Park, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Will
Standard Zip Codes 60449
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.42
Longitude -87.741

Monee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 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 LOWELL
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Monee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,924 100%
Male 1,472 50.3%
Female 1,452 49.7%
Under 18 629 21.5%
18+ 2,295 78.5%
65+ 456 15.6%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 2.83
White 2,745 93.9%
African-American 62 2.1%
Asian 13 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 55 1.9%
Mixed Race 47 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 118 4%

Estimated Monee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,629
Growth 1,705
Growth % 58.3%

Monee 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 21.4%
Irish 20%
Italian 13%
Polish 11.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
English 4.8%
Dutch 4.1%
US/American 2.7%
Danish 2.1%
Swedish 1.9%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Czech 1%
Greek 1%
Slovak 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
European 0.4%
African 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monee 2,924 $64,960
Crete 7,346 $73,987
Matteson 12,928 $65,666
Park Forest 23,462 $55,801
Peotone 3,385 $61,768
Richton Park 12,533 $58,661
Steger 9,682 $54,347
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