Tallula, Illinois

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Tallula, Illinois

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Tallula Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Tallula, Illinois

Comparing Tallula 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Tallula Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Menard
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62688
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.944
Longitude -89.937

Tallula Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 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
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 21.7 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
Station VIRDEN
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Tallula Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 638 100%
Male 321 50.3%
Female 317 49.7%
Under 18 184 28.8%
18+ 454 71.2%
65+ 79 12.4%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.07
White 632 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Tallula Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 630
Growth -8
Growth % -1.3%

Tallula 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 24.9%
German 22.1%
English 20.3%
Irish 14.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
Polish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Italian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tallula 638 $38,864
Ashland 1,361 $50,227
Athens 1,726 $50,272
Berlin 140 $41,042
Oakford 309 $38,333
Petersburg 2,299 $42,500
Pleasant Plains 777 $51,111
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