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People

Total Population 1,356
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 650
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 62.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,750
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.2%
Median Gross Rent $695
Median House Value $112,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gridley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles N of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County McLean
Metro Area Bloomington - Normal
Standard Zip Codes 61744
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.743
Longitude -88.881

Gridley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station CHENOA
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station MINONK
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station DWIGHT
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gridley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Waldo (61744)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chenoa 1,763 $61,979
El Paso 2,694 $53,654
Flanagan 1,138 $61,518

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gridley Public Libraries

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320 CENTER ST.
Gridley, Illinois
(309) 747-2284

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Gridley High Schools

GRIDLEY HIGH SCHOOL
BX 520 4TH & MCLEAN
309-747-2156
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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