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People

Total Population 1,381
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 11.2%
Employed Population 16+ 677
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,912
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.9%
Median Gross Rent $727
Median House Value $83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 12.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Onarga Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Iroquois
Standard Zip Codes 60955
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.715
Longitude -88.006

Onarga Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PIPER CITY
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station GIBSON CITY
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckley 578 $58,750
Danforth 577 $71,250
Gilman 1,680 $56,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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209 W. SEMINARY
Onarga, Illinois
(815) 268-7818

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