Toulon, Illinois

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Toulon, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Toulon Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Toulon, Illinois

Comparing Toulon 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 5
Median Family Income 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Toulon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Stark
Standard Zip Codes 61483
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.093
Longitude -89.864

Toulon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GALVA
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 28.8 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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Toulon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,400 100%
Male 624 44.6%
Female 776 55.4%
Under 18 326 23.3%
18+ 1,074 76.7%
65+ 375 26.8%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,381 98.6%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Toulon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,368
Growth -32
Growth % -2.3%

Toulon 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
English 19.9%
German 19.8%
Irish 13%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
US/American 9.1%
Swedish 6.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
Italian 2.9%
Dutch 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Norwegian 2%
French Canadian 1.8%
Scottish 1.4%
Belgian 1%
Danish 0.7%
European 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
Russian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
British 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Elmira (61483)
Goshen (61483)
Saxton (61483)
West Jersey (61483)

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)
Toulon 1,400 $40,078
Bradford 787 $41,000
Galva 2,758 $45,880
Kewanee 12,944 $37,730
La Fayette 227 $28,125
Princeville 1,621 $49,118
Wyoming 1,424 $41,797

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Toulon High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 419
Serves 292 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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