Warrensburg, Illinois

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Warrensburg, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Warrensburg Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Warrensburg People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Warrensburg Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Warrensburg Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 19% Warrensburg Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Warrensburg, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 7 8
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 4

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Warrensburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NW of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 62573
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.932
Longitude -89.061

Warrensburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 20.9 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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Warrensburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,289 100%
Male 628 48.7%
Female 661 51.3%
Under 18 348 27%
18+ 941 73%
65+ 112 8.7%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 1,259 97.7%
African-American 8 0.6%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.5%

Estimated Warrensburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,209
Growth -80
Growth % -6.2%

Warrensburg 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 30.5%
Irish 18.2%
English 14.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 9.3%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 2.7%
Swedish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
British 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Welsh 1%
Norwegian 0.9%
European 0.8%
Danish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Heman (62573)

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)
Warrensburg 1,289 $51,458
Decatur 81,860 $42,379
Forsyth 2,434 $81,211
Harristown 1,338 $48,162
Latham 371 $47,292
Maroa 1,654 $46,908
Niantic 738 $42,500

Warrensburg Public Libraries

Barclay P.l.d. Of Warrensburg
220 S. MAIN ST.
Warrensburg, Illinois
(217) 672-3621
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Warrensburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 359 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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