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People

Total Population 2,535
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,195
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,583
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.7%
Median Gross Rent $702
Median House Value $92,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 21.2%

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

Amboy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 61310
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.714
Longitude -89.328

Amboy 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 DIXON 1 NW
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station ROCHELLE
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station PRINCETON
Distance 24 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Binghampton (61310)

Maytown (61310)

Shaws (61310)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashton 958 $61,406
Dixon 15,196 $61,356
Franklin Grove 1,185 $63,438
Harmon 122 $57,708

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

Amboy Public Libraries

Library
Pankhurst Mem. Lib.
3 SOUTH JEFFERSON AVENUE
Amboy, Illinois
(815) 857-3925

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Amboy High Schools

AMBOY HIGH SCHOOL
11 E HAWLEY ST
815-857-3632
Serves 334 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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