Nokomis, Illinois

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Nokomis, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Nokomis Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Nokomis, Illinois

Comparing Nokomis 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
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
People Above Poverty 4 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Nokomis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 62075
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.301
Longitude -89.285

Nokomis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Distance 27.1 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
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Nokomis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,389 100%
Male 1,119 46.8%
Female 1,270 53.2%
Under 18 545 22.8%
18+ 1,844 77.2%
65+ 607 25.4%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.87
White 2,376 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.2%

Estimated Nokomis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,317
Growth -72
Growth % -3%

Nokomis 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 36%
US/American 17.6%
Irish 10.4%
English 10.1%
Italian 7.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
Polish 4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Czech 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Slovene 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Yugoslavian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Audubon (62075)

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)
Nokomis 2,389 $36,850
Coalton 307 $46,250
Irving 2,484 $30,313
Morrisonville 1,068 $43,971
Oconee 202 $41,250
Pana 5,614 $35,406
Witt 991 $32,344

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Nokomis High Schools (2004)

Serves 366 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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