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Demographics

People

Total Population1,837
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens27.2%
Employed Population 16+786
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.1%
Median Earnings25+$34,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,632
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.5%
Median Gross Rent$565
Median House Value$87,500

Ancestry

German32.8%
Irish23.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
English9.2%
Swedish3.9%
Scottish2.8%
Polish1.7%
Italian1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Greek0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Arab0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Lacon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marshall County
Standard Zip Codes61540
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.02
Approximate Longitude-89.4

Lacon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLACON 1 N
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationTISKILWA 2 SE
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.8 inches
StationPRINCEVILLE
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chillicothe6,169$58,389
Henry2,348$62,054
Hopewell415$83,750
La Rose112$32,292

Lacon Public Libraries

Lacon Public Library District
205 SIXTH STREET
Lacon, Illinois
(309) 246-2855

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Lacon Public Schools

Midland Elementary School
206 N High St
ZIP: 61540
(309) 246-7215
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
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