Ogden, Illinois

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Ogden, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Ogden Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Ogden People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Ogden Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Ogden, Illinois

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 8
People Living Alone 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Ogden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles E of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Champaign
Metro Area Champaign - Urbana
Standard Zip Codes 61859
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.113
Longitude -87.956

Ogden Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station URBANA
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
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Ogden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 743 100%
Male 377 50.7%
Female 366 49.3%
Under 18 230 31%
18+ 513 69%
65+ 83 11.2%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.11
White 737 99.2%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.2%

Estimated Ogden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 737
Growth -6
Growth % -0.8%

Ogden 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 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 9.2%
English 9.2%
Italian 3.4%
Polish 2.9%
Swedish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.6%
Czech 1.3%
European 1.3%
Bulgarian 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ogden 743 $48,125
Fairmount 640 $48,125
Fithian 506 $47,500
Homer 1,200 $43,170
Muncie 155 $41,250
Royal 279 $60,833
St. Joseph 2,912 $61,094

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Ogden Public Rose Library
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