Raritan, Illinois

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles S of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Henderson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 61471
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.695
Longitude -90.827

Raritan Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LA HARPE
Distance 10.7 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 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
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Raritan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 140 100%
Male 71 50.7%
Female 69 49.3%
Under 18 33 23.6%
18+ 107 76.4%
65+ 26 18.6%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 2.82
White 139 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Raritan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 131
Growth -9
Growth % -6.4%

Raritan 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 32.1%
German 20.5%
Irish 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
English 7.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Dutch 3.6%
Croatian 3.6%
Scottish 2.7%
Swedish 1.8%
Norwegian 1.8%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Raritan 140 $30,313
Blandinsville 777 $39,028
Kirkwood 794 $35,357
La Harpe 1,385 $37,708
Media 130 $36,500
Roseville 1,083 $37,125
Stronghurst 896 $46,375
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