Ramsey, Illinois

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Ramsey, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 13% Ramsey Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ramsey, Illinois

Comparing Ramsey 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
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

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Ramsey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 62080
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.144
Longitude -89.108

Ramsey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Ramsey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,056 100%
Male 518 49.1%
Female 538 50.9%
Under 18 289 27.4%
18+ 767 72.6%
65+ 183 17.3%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,048 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Ramsey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,063
Growth 7
Growth % 0.7%

Ramsey 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 37%
US/American 17.3%
English 16%
Irish 10.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Italian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
European 0.6%
British 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bayle (62080)
Vera (62080)

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)
Ramsey 1,056 $36,354
Brownstown 705 $33,750
Coalton 307 $46,250
Fillmore 362 $35,750
Herrick 524 $30,000
Oconee 202 $41,250
Vandalia 6,975 $39,762

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Ramsey High Schools (2004)

716 W 6TH ST
A Title I School.
Serves 139 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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