Piper City, Illinois

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Piper City, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Piper City, Illinois

Comparing Piper 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
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 5
Median Family Income 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Piper City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles N of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Ford
Standard Zip Codes 60959
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.756
Longitude -88.191

Piper City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 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 PAXTON 2 WSW
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 22.1 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
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Piper City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 781 100%
Male 361 46.2%
Female 420 53.8%
Under 18 198 25.4%
18+ 583 74.6%
65+ 174 22.3%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 3.01
White 755 96.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 7 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 11 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.5%

Estimated Piper City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 749
Growth -32
Growth % -4.1%

Piper 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 32.6%
Irish 17.5%
English 9.9%
US/American 9.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
French (except Basque) 7.6%
Polish 3.5%
Italian 2.8%
Swedish 2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Norwegian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Northern European 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Piper City 781 $40,278
Chatsworth 1,265 $42,679
Cullom 563 $46,406
Gilman 1,793 $46,016
Onarga 1,438 $46,016
Roberts 387 $50,000
Thawville 258 $43,906

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