Tovey, Illinois

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Tovey, Illinois

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Tovey 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 11% Tovey Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Tovey, Illinois

Comparing Tovey 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
Age of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 7 7
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 2 1
Short Commute Times 2 2


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

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Tovey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Christian
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62570
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.588
Longitude -89.456

Tovey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 21.7 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
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Tovey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 516 100%
Male 251 48.6%
Female 265 51.4%
Under 18 115 22.3%
18+ 401 77.7%
65+ 90 17.4%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.91
White 509 98.6%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Tovey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 499
Growth -17
Growth % -3.3%

Tovey 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
Italian 24.3%
English 18.9%
German 17.2%
Irish 13.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
US/American 7.1%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Hungarian 2.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
British 0.6%
Slovak 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tovey 516 $39,018
Bulpitt 206 $35,000
Edinburg 1,135 $42,667
Kincaid 1,441 $40,590
Morrisonville 1,068 $43,971
Pawnee 2,647 $54,736
Taylorville 11,427 $43,223
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