Tilden, Illinois

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Tilden, Illinois

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Tilden Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Tilden, Illinois

Comparing Tilden 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 7 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
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 7 6
Portion of People Married 6 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Tilden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 43 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Randolph
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62292
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.211
Longitude -89.682

Tilden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SPARTA 1 W
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Tilden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 922 100%
Male 462 50.1%
Female 460 49.9%
Under 18 234 25.4%
18+ 688 74.6%
65+ 134 14.5%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 914 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.5%

Estimated Tilden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 902
Growth -20
Growth % -2.2%

Tilden 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 34.3%
Irish 14.9%
US/American 14.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
English 7.8%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Dutch 2%
Italian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.7%
Scottish 1.2%
European 1.2%
Other Arab 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Czech 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tilden 922 $37,500
Baldwin 3,627 $31,528
Coulterville 1,230 $30,938
Lenzburg 577 $35,769
Marissa 2,141 $41,898
Oakdale 213 $45,000
Sparta 4,486 $41,908
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