Wyoming, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Wyoming Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Wyoming, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 2 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Wyoming Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Stark
Standard Zip Codes 61491
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.061
Longitude -89.773

Wyoming Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 14.6 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 27.4 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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Wyoming Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,424 100%
Male 657 46.1%
Female 767 53.9%
Under 18 318 22.3%
18+ 1,106 77.7%
65+ 307 21.6%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,411 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Wyoming Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,390
Growth -34
Growth % -2.4%

Wyoming 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 22.3%
US/American 18.6%
Irish 15.9%
English 14.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Swedish 4.7%
Dutch 2.7%
Scottish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
European 1.6%
Swiss 1.2%
Italian 1%
Polish 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
Croatian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Nigerian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
German Russian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Modena (61491)

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)
Wyoming 1,424 $41,797
Bradford 787 $41,000
Dunlap 926 $62,000
Kewanee 12,944 $37,730
La Fayette 227 $28,125
Princeville 1,621 $49,118
Toulon 1,400 $40,078

Wyoming Public Libraries

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