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People

Total Population 4,405
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,109
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,830
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $652
Median House Value $104,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 14.2%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tuscola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Douglas
Standard Zip Codes 61953
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.799
Longitude -88.283

Tuscola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TUSCOLA
Distance 0.1 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 MATTOON
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station CHARLESTON
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arcola 2,961 $59,450
Atwood 1,115 $55,556
Camargo 550 $50,833
Garrett 108 $51,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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112 EAST SALE STREET
Tuscola, Illinois
(217) 253-3812

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Tuscola High Schools

TUSCOLA HIGH SCHOOL
500 S PRAIRIE ST
217-253-2377
Serves 293 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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