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People

Total Population 1,996
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 26.3%
Employed Population 16+ 855
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,417
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.4%
Median Gross Rent $537
Median House Value $85,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 23.1%

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

Lacon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 61540
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.024
Longitude -89.411

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)

Station LACON 1 N
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station TISKILWA 2 SE
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station PRINCEVILLE
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chillicothe 6,092 $58,471
Henry 2,343 $61,635

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

Lacon Public Libraries

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205 6TH ST.
Lacon, Illinois
(309) 246-2855

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