Neponset, Illinois

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Neponset, Illinois

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

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Comparative Profile of Neponset, Illinois

Comparing Neponset 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 8 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
People Living Alone 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Neponset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Bureau
Standard Zip Codes 61345
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.295
Longitude -89.79

Neponset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Neponset Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 519 100%
Male 254 48.9%
Female 265 51.1%
Under 18 122 23.5%
18+ 397 76.5%
65+ 102 19.7%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 510 98.3%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 4 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.5%

Estimated Neponset Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 504
Growth -15
Growth % -2.9%

Neponset 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
English 34.7%
German 21.2%
US/American 13.3%
Irish 8.5%
Swedish 4.8%
Scottish 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Norwegian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Polish 1.3%
Belgian 0.8%
Swiss 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
British 0.5%
Czech 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Neponset 519 $45,000
Annawan 868 $46,563
Bradford 787 $41,000
Buda 592 $38,854
Kewanee 12,944 $37,730
Mineral 272 $41,875
Sheffield 946 $42,273

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