Plymouth, Illinois

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Plymouth, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 1% trophy Plymouth Affordability of Property Taxes
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(vs. State)
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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Plymouth Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Plymouth, Illinois

Comparing Plymouth 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Plymouth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62367
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.291
Longitude -90.918

Plymouth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GOLDEN
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station LA HARPE
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Plymouth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 562 100%
Male 271 48.2%
Female 291 51.8%
Under 18 160 28.5%
18+ 402 71.5%
65+ 99 17.6%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3
White 538 95.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 7 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 12 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Plymouth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 536
Growth -26
Growth % -4.6%

Plymouth 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
US/American 46.2%
German 17.3%
Irish 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
English 4.7%
Dutch 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Yugoslavian 1.6%
Polish 1.3%
Italian 1%
Scottish 1%
Belgian 0.8%
Arab/Arabic 0.8%
Swiss 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Birmingham (62367)
Colmar (62367)

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)
Plymouth 562 $30,139
Augusta 657 $37,813
Bowen 535 $36,429
Colchester 1,493 $37,763
Golden 629 $41,181
Tennessee 144 $34,750
West Point 195 $45,250
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