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People

Total Population 2,150
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 828
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,745
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $40,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,059

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,171
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.4%
Median Gross Rent $702
Median House Value $86,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 11.4%

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

Prophetstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Whiteside
Standard Zip Codes 61277
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.671
Longitude -89.936

Prophetstown 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 MORRISON
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station GENESEO
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station WALNUT
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brookhaven (61277)

Leon Corners (61277)

Portland (61277)

Portland Corners (61277)

Wethersfield (61277)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Erie 1,507 $67,386

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

Prophetstown Public Libraries

Library
Henry C. Adams Memorial Library
209 WEST THIRD STREET
Prophetstown, Illinois
(815) 537-5462
Library Web Site

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Prophetstown High Schools

PROPHETSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
310 W RIVERSIDE DR
815-537-5161
Serves 277 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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