Percy, Illinois

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Percy, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Percy Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Percy Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Percy, Illinois

Comparing Percy 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
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Racial Diversity 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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Percy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 62272
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.016
Longitude -89.618

Percy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SPARTA 1 W
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
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Percy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 942 100%
Male 441 46.8%
Female 501 53.2%
Under 18 207 22%
18+ 735 78%
65+ 180 19.1%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.89
White 932 98.9%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 2.2%

Estimated Percy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 942
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Percy 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 42%
Irish 14.6%
US/American 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
English 6.7%
French (except Basque) 5%
Italian 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Dutch 1.8%
Polish 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Welsh 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Percy 942 $35,956
Ava 662 $36,364
Campbell Hill 333 $48,750
Cutler 543 $32,292
Sparta 4,486 $41,908
Steeleville 2,077 $45,909
Willisville 694 $35,667
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