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Demographics

People

Total Population849
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens22.6%
Employed Population 16+393
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$42,727
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,500
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.7%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$129,200

Ancestry

German32.2%
Irish11.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.1%
English4.7%
Dutch2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Swedish1.6%
Polish1.5%
Macedonian1.2%
Italian0.9%
Scottish0.5%
Swiss0.2%
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Gifford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Champaign County
Standard Zip Codes61847
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.3
Approximate Longitude-88.02

Gifford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRANTOUL
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationGIBSON CITY
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationDANVILLE
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ludlow417$41,250
Paxton4,276$54,886
Potomac675$53,500
Rantoul13,238$48,088
Royal236$70,000

Gifford Public Schools

Gifford Grade School
406 S Main St
ZIP: 61847
(217) 568-7733
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
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