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Overview

Introduction to Bartonville, Illinois

Located in Peoria county, Bartonville, Illinois, is 4 miles SW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center) and 133 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois. The village is in the Peoria - Pekin area.

Bartonville History

Bartonville, a village in Peoria county, is a part of the Peoria Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. The first white men to arrive in the area were Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet. The area soon became a French colony, incorporated into the state in 1850 under the name "Limestone;" this name was inspired by the huge repository of limestone in the northern part of the village. Around 1878, a post office was opened and named in honor of W.C.H. Barton, an early settler. The village was renamed "Bartonville" in the same year.

Bartonville and nearby Attractions

  • Pettengill Morron House
  • George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden
  • Glen Oak Zoo
  • Madison Park Golf Course
  • John C. Flanagan House Museum

Things To Do In Bartonville

Bartonville houses the Pettengill Morron House, which was built in 1868 by Moses Pettengill; the house holds a museum. Nearby is are George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden and The Glen Oak Zoo. Madison Park Golf Course is the city's closest golf course.

Bartonville Transportation

The closest airport to the city is Greater Peoria Regional Airport.

Bartonville Higher Education

Higher education is available at Bartonville are Bradley University, Illinois Central College, and Illinois State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,406
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+3,084
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,088
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,932

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,586
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.2%
Median Gross Rent$829
Median House Value$111,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.7%
Irish16.3%
English11.2%
Italian3.7%
Dutch2.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Polish1.6%
Swedish1.6%
Welsh0.9%
Croatian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Russian0.4%
Latvian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
German0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Bartonville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Peoria County
Standard Zip Codes61607
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.63
Approximate Longitude-89.69

Bartonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPEORIA GTR PEORIA AP
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationPRINCEVILLE
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance31.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue1,650$58,702
Creve Coeur5,653$46,328
East Peoria23,090$71,125
Marquette Heights2,891$71,000
North Pekin1,449$56,429

Bartonville Public Libraries

Alpha Park Public Library District
3527 SOUTH AIRPORT ROAD
Bartonville, Illinois
(309) 697-3822

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Bartonville Public Schools

Bartonville Elem School
6000 S Adams St
ZIP: 61607
(309) 697-3253
Primary
Total Enrollment 275
Monroe Elem School
5137 W Cisna Rd
ZIP: 61607
(309) 697-3120
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Oak Grove East Elem School
4812 Pfeiffer Rd
ZIP: 61607
(309) 697-3367
Primary
Total Enrollment 189
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