Nauvoo, Illinois

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Nauvoo, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 6% Nauvoo Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 10% Nauvoo Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 13% Nauvoo Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Nauvoo College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Nauvoo Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Nauvoo, Illinois

Comparing Nauvoo 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
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 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
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 7
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7

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Nauvoo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62354
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.561
Longitude -91.384

Nauvoo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 44 to 62 F
Jul Temp 70 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
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Nauvoo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,063 100%
Male 499 46.9%
Female 564 53.1%
Under 18 261 24.6%
18+ 802 75.4%
65+ 245 23%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,032 97.1%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 10 0.9%
Mixed Race 11 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.6%

Estimated Nauvoo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,155
Growth 92
Growth % 8.7%

Nauvoo 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 40.8%
Irish 15%
English 14.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
US/American 4.3%
Italian 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Hungarian 1.2%
Norwegian 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Austrian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nauvoo 1,063 $49,167
Dallas City 1,055 $41,316
Elvaston 152 $45,833
Ferris 168 $47,188
Hamilton 3,029 $48,935
Pontoosuc 171 $31,563
Warsaw 1,793 $39,808

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Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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