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People

Total Population 11,505
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 6.3%
Employed Population 16+ 5,617
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,361
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,242
Median House Value $198,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 17.9%

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

Minooka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 60447
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.455
Longitude -88.261

Minooka 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 JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Channahon 12,845 $91,824
Elwood 2,130 $62,390

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

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MINOOKA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
301 S WABENA AVE
815-467-2140
Serves 1,534 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

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