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Demographics

People

Total Population1,008
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+565
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.7%
Median Earnings25+$46,923
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,000
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.9%
Median Gross Rent$863
Median House Value$155,200

Ancestry

Irish20.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.5%
English10.7%
Italian4.3%
French Except Basque4%
Polish3.7%
Scottish1.7%
Norwegian1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Hungarian0.7%
Belgian0.6%
German0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Canadian0.2%
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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
Bloomington78,426$88,807
Ellsworth275$70,750
Le Roy3,518$79,500
Normal54,531$86,534
Towanda440$76,667

Downs Public Schools

Tri-valley Elem School
409 E Washington St
ZIP: 61736
(309) 378-2351
Primary
Total Enrollment 281
Tri-valley High School
503 E Washington St
ZIP: 61736
(309) 378-2351
High
Total Enrollment 325
Tri-valley Middle School
505 E Washington St
ZIP: 61736
(309) 378-2351
Middle
Total Enrollment 395

Downs Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy Of Mclean County
22017 E 1200 N Rd
ZIP: 61736
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 329
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