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Demographics

People

Total Population1,125
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+533
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married61%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$38,144
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,857
% Above Poverty Level95.3%
% Below Poverty Level4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.1%
Median Gross Rent$723
Median House Value$93,500

Ancestry

German24.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.7%
Irish14.2%
English5.2%
French Except Basque2.4%
Dutch2.4%
Canadian2.3%
Swedish2.2%
Hungarian2.1%
Scottish1.4%
Norwegian0.8%
Polish0.7%
Italian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
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Argenta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
Standard Zip Codes62501
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.98
Approximate Longitude-88.81

Argenta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDECATUR
Distance12.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches
StationFARMER CITY
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cerro Gordo1,404$71,833
Cisco240$60,417
Forsyth3,421$87,366
Maroa1,724$64,583
Oreana848$52,422

Argenta Public Schools

Argenta-oreana High School
500 N Main St
ZIP: 62501
(217) 795-4821
High
Total Enrollment 291
Argenta-oreana Middle School
200 E East St
ZIP: 62501
(217) 795-2163
Middle
Total Enrollment 221
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