San Jose, Illinois

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San Jose, Illinois

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 7% San Jose Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of San Jose, Illinois

Comparing San Jose 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
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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San Jose Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Mason
Standard Zip Codes 62682
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.3
Longitude -89.6

San Jose Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 44.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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San Jose Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 696 100%
Male 328 47.1%
Female 368 52.9%
Under 18 188 27%
18+ 508 73%
65+ 111 15.9%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.05
White 691 99.3%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated San Jose Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 671
Growth -25
Growth % -3.6%

San Jose 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 47%
US/American 14.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
English 8.2%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Irish 2.5%
Dutch 2.3%
Norwegian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Lebanese 1%
Scottish 1%
Italian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Russian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
San Jose 696 $45,104
Delavan 1,825 $46,250
Emden 515 $42,206
Green Valley 728 $50,268
Hartsburg 358 $39,750
Mason City 2,558 $47,991
New Holland 318 $45,313
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