Mount Pulaski, Illinois

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Mount Pulaski, Illinois

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 18% Mount Pulaski People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Mount Pulaski, Illinois

Comparing Mount Pulaski 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 3 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Mount Pulaski Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Logan
Standard Zip Codes 62548
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.01
Longitude -89.282

Mount Pulaski Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 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
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 25.7 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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Mount Pulaski Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,701 100%
Male 794 46.7%
Female 907 53.3%
Under 18 386 22.7%
18+ 1,315 77.3%
65+ 439 25.8%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,692 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.4%

Estimated Mount Pulaski Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,632
Growth -69
Growth % -4.1%

Mount Pulaski 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 33%
US/American 21.8%
Irish 12.4%
English 11.3%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Dutch 1.9%
Norwegian 1.8%
Scottish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Welsh 1.7%
European 1.4%
Polish 1.3%
Italian 0.9%
Swedish 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Other Subsaharan African 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Pulaski 1,701 $46,181
Broadwell 169 $40,000
Elkhart 443 $55,417
Illiopolis 916 $52,898
Kenney 374 $44,167
Latham 371 $47,292
Lincoln 15,369 $45,171

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Mount Pulaski High Schools (2004)

Serves 224 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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