Moweaqua, Illinois

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Moweaqua, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 17% Moweaqua Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Moweaqua, Illinois

Comparing Moweaqua 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 6
People Above Poverty 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Moweaqua Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Christian
Standard Zip Codes 62550
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.62
Longitude -89.01

Moweaqua Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station PANA 3 E
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Moweaqua Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,923 100%
Male 870 45.2%
Female 1,053 54.8%
Under 18 459 23.9%
18+ 1,464 76.1%
65+ 426 22.2%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,907 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.6%

Estimated Moweaqua Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,845
Growth -78
Growth % -4.1%

Moweaqua 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 32.9%
US/American 18.3%
English 17.1%
Irish 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
Scottish 3.4%
Dutch 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Italian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1%
Swedish 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Radford (62550)

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)
Moweaqua 1,923 $48,750
Assumption 1,261 $41,417
Blue Mound 1,129 $49,432
Macon 1,213 $48,583
Mount Zion 4,845 $60,530
Owaneco 256 $33,750
Stonington 960 $41,923

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Moweaqua High Schools (2004)

Serves 310 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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