Tampico, Illinois

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Tampico, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Tampico, Illinois

Comparing Tampico 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 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
People Living Alone 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Tampico Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Whiteside
Standard Zip Codes 61283
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.63
Longitude -89.786

Tampico Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WALNUT
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 23.8 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 37.8 inches
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Tampico Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 772 100%
Male 390 50.5%
Female 382 49.5%
Under 18 223 28.9%
18+ 549 71.1%
65+ 104 13.5%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.1
White 770 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.6%

Estimated Tampico Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 745
Growth -27
Growth % -3.5%

Tampico 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 36.9%
US/American 13.5%
English 12.8%
Irish 9.1%
Swedish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Italian 3.9%
Belgian 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Polish 2.4%
Canadian 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
British 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
European 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hahnaman (61283)
Thomas (61283)

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)
Tampico 772 $43,646
Hooppole 162 $37,083
Lyndon 566 $41,528
Prophetstown 2,023 $47,589
Rock Falls 9,580 $41,803
Sterling 15,451 $45,531
Walnut 1,461 $46,641
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