Norris City, Illinois

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Norris City, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Comparative Profile of Norris City, Illinois

Comparing Norris City 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 9 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 4
Working at Home 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 2


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

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Norris City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County White
Standard Zip Codes 62869
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.981
Longitude -88.329

Norris City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CARMI 3
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station ALBION
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
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Norris City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,057 100%
Male 485 45.9%
Female 572 54.1%
Under 18 216 20.4%
18+ 841 79.6%
65+ 247 23.4%
Median Age 41.4
Average Family Size 2.81
White 1,039 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Norris City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,059
Growth 2
Growth % 0.2%

Norris City 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 26.2%
Irish 16.5%
US/American 15.7%
English 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 3%
Scottish 2.1%
Polish 1.9%
Welsh 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
European 0.9%
Belgian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gossett (62869)
Herald (62869)
Heralds Prairie (62869)

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)
Norris City 1,057 $29,412
Broughton 193 $21,250
Carmi 5,422 $32,456
Enfield 625 $34,125
New Haven 477 $29,875
Omaha 263 $36,250
Ridgway 928 $36,786

Norris City Public Libraries

Norris City Mem. Pub.library Dist.
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Norris City High Schools (2004)

Serves 251 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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