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Demographics

People

Total Population441
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens21.3%
Employed Population 16+241
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married51.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$28,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,472
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$115,000

Ancestry

German38.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17%
English13.4%
Polish6.3%
Irish6.3%
Italian4.3%
Dutch2.3%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Scottish0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Canadian0.7%
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Towanda Almanac

CategoryValue
County McLean County
Standard Zip Codes61776
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.56
Approximate Longitude-88.9

Towanda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNORMAL
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationCHENOA
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationMINONK
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomington78,368$83,802
Cooksville170$68,125
Hudson1,704$96,477
Kappa246$75,000
Lexington2,107$78,667
Normal54,534$82,896

Towanda Public Libraries

Towanda District Library
301 SOUTH TAYLOR STREET
Towanda, Illinois
(309) 728-2176

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Towanda Public Schools

Towanda Elem School
304 S East St
ZIP: 61776
(309) 728-2278
Primary
Total Enrollment 182
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