Virginia, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Virginia, Illinois

Comparing Virginia 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 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 3 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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Virginia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Cass
Standard Zip Codes 62691
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.951
Longitude -90.212

Virginia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Virginia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,728 100%
Male 807 46.7%
Female 921 53.3%
Under 18 410 23.7%
18+ 1,318 76.3%
65+ 379 21.9%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,708 98.8%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 9 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.9%

Estimated Virginia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,730
Growth 2
Growth % 0.1%

Virginia 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 28.3%
English 24.2%
US/American 15.1%
Irish 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
Scottish 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Dutch 2%
French (except Basque) 2%
Swedish 1.6%
Polish 1.2%
Italian 0.9%
European 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Little Indian (62691)

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)
Virginia 1,728 $41,292
Arenzville 419 $46,023
Ashland 1,361 $50,227
Beardstown 5,766 $31,951
Chandlerville 704 $41,094
Concord 176 $32,250
Tallula 638 $38,864

Virginia Public Libraries

Virginia Memorial P.l.
Virginia, Illinois
(217) 452-3846
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Virginia High Schools (2004)

Serves 123 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

Virginia Colleges

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