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Demographics

People

Total Population1,342
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+634
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married55.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.9%
Median Earnings25+$37,426
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,679

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,188
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.6%
Median Gross Rent$800
Median House Value$89,400

Ancestry

German28.1%
English19.2%
Irish15.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
Dutch7.2%
Scottish2.8%
Polish2.2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Italian0.8%
Swiss0.6%
Swedish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Welsh0.1%
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Cerro Gordo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Piatt County
Standard Zip Codes61818
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.89
Approximate Longitude-88.73

Cerro Gordo 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
Distance12.4 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
Distance22.9 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
Distance23.5 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
Argenta1,048$69,313
Bement1,732$49,464
Cisco288$56,250
Hammond444$58,333
Mount Zion5,979$97,361
Oreana854$55,313

Cerro Gordo Public Libraries

Hope Welty Public Library District
100 SOUTH MADISON STREET
Cerro Gordo, Illinois
(217) 763-5001

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Cerro Gordo Public Schools

Cerro Gordo Elem School
209 S Monroe St
ZIP: 61818
(217) 763-2551
Primary
Total Enrollment 215
Cerro Gordo High School
300 E Durfee St
ZIP: 61818
(217) 763-2711
High
Total Enrollment 172
Cerro Gordo Middle School
300 E Durfee St
ZIP: 61818
(217) 763-6411
Middle
Total Enrollment 139
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