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Demographics

People

Total Population971
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+530
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married56.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39%
Median Earnings25+$45,100
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,808
% Above Poverty Level97.3%
% Below Poverty Level2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.8%
Median Gross Rent$817
Median House Value$156,400

Ancestry

Irish24.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.3%
English13.4%
Italian4.4%
French Except Basque3.2%
Polish3.1%
Norwegian1.8%
Scottish1.8%
Swedish1.1%
Hungarian0.8%
Belgian0.6%
German0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Downs Almanac

CategoryValue
County McLean County
Standard Zip Codes61736
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.39
Approximate Longitude-88.87

Downs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNORMAL
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationFARMER CITY
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationCHENOA
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomington78,368$83,802
Ellsworth276$69,688
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Downs Public Schools

Tri-valley Middle School
505 East Washington St
(309) 378-3414
Middle
Total Enrollment 408
Tri-valley High School
503 East Washington St
(309) 378-2911
High
Total Enrollment 322
Tri-valley Elem School
409 East Washington St
(309) 378-2031
Primary
Total Enrollment 303

Downs Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy Of Mclean County
22017 E 1200 N Rd
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 329
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