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People

Total Population1,381
Male Share of the Population52.8%
Female Share of the Population47.2%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+677
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married51.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.2%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,912
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.9%
Median Gross Rent$727
Median House Value$83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.6%
US/American0%
English4.6%
Irish12.7%

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

Onarga Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City81 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
CountyIroquois
Standard Zip Codes60955
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude40.715
Longitude-88.006

Onarga Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPIPER CITY
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip36.8 inches
StationWATSEKA 2 NW
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.2 inches
StationGIBSON CITY
Distance25.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buckley578$58,750
Danforth577$71,250
Gilman1,680$56,250

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

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209 W. SEMINARY
Onarga, Illinois
(815) 268-7818

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