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Demographics

People

Total Population2,131
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+869
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married45.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,379
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,219
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,574

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,170
% Above Poverty Level81.2%
% Below Poverty Level18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.4%
Median Gross Rent$675
Median House Value$85,800

Ancestry

Irish14.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.4%
English8.1%
Italian5.2%
Swedish3.3%
Scottish2.8%
Norwegian2.5%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch1.5%
Danishn1.3%
Polish0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.5%
Russian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
German0.2%
Finnish0.2%
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Polo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ogle County
Standard Zip Codes61064
Phone Area Codes779,815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.98
Approximate Longitude-89.57

Polo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDIXON 1 NW
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp10 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationMOUNT CARROLL
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationFULTON L&D #13
Distance30 miles
Jan Temp11 to 26 F
Apr Temp38 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adeline92$51,667
Dixon14,802$61,578
Forreston1,771$58,906
Milledgeville1,052$63,646
Mount Morris3,008$60,190
Oregon3,657$57,664

Polo Public Libraries

Polo Public Library District
302 WEST MASON STREET
Polo, Illinois
(815) 946-2713

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Polo Public Schools

Aplington Middle School
610 E Mason St
ZIP: 61064
(815) 946-2519
Middle
Total Enrollment 138
Centennial Elem School
308 S Pleasant Ave
ZIP: 61064
(815) 946-3811
Primary
Total Enrollment 267
Polo Comm High School
100 S Union Ave
ZIP: 61064
(815) 946-3314
High
Total Enrollment 196
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