Tolono, Illinois

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Tolono, Illinois

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Tolono Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Tolono People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Tolono Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Tolono, Illinois

Comparing Tolono 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 6 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
People Living Alone 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Tolono Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles S of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Champaign
Metro Area Champaign - Urbana
Standard Zip Codes 61880
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.986
Longitude -88.258

Tolono Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station URBANA
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station PAXTON 2 WSW
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Tolono Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,700 100%
Male 1,362 50.4%
Female 1,338 49.6%
Under 18 739 27.4%
18+ 1,961 72.6%
65+ 297 11%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 2,640 97.8%
African-American 8 0.3%
Asian 4 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.5%
Other 10 0.4%
Mixed Race 21 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 0.9%

Estimated Tolono Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,776
Growth 76
Growth % 2.8%

Tolono 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 35.2%
US/American 14.2%
English 13.3%
Irish 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Scottish 2.9%
Dutch 1.9%
Norwegian 1.7%
European 1.5%
Polish 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Celtic 0.4%
British 0.3%
African 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Albanian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tolono 2,700 $51,763
Champaign 67,518 $52,628
Pesotum 521 $58,250
Philo 1,314 $60,365
Sadorus 426 $42,083
Savoy 4,476 $61,927
Urbana 36,395 $42,655

Tolono Public Libraries

Tolono P.l.d.
111 E. MAIN
Tolono, Illinois
(217) 485-5558
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Tolono High Schools (2004)

1127 COUNTY RD 800N
Serves 460 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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