Stanford, Illinois

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Stanford, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Stanford Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Stanford People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Stanford Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Stanford Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Stanford Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Stanford, Illinois

Comparing Stanford 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Stanford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles W of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County McLean
Metro Area Bloomington - Normal
Standard Zip Codes 61774
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.434
Longitude -89.217

Stanford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NORMAL
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 30.2 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
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Stanford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 670 100%
Male 327 48.8%
Female 343 51.2%
Under 18 200 29.9%
18+ 470 70.1%
65+ 61 9.1%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.14
White 656 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.9%

Estimated Stanford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 644
Growth -26
Growth % -3.9%

Stanford 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 37.3%
US/American 17.8%
Irish 14.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
English 5.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
Dutch 3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Italian 1%
Scottish 0.7%
British 0.5%
Serbian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Polish 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Allin (61774)

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)
Stanford 670 $52,639
Armington 368 $47,708
Danvers 1,183 $58,355
Hopedale 929 $42,625
Mackinaw 1,452 $49,750
McLean 808 $52,614
Minier 1,244 $47,500

Stanford Public Libraries

Allin Twp. Library
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Stanford High Schools (2004)

7832 N 100 EAST RD
Serves 681 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

Stanford Colleges

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