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Overview

Introduction to Yorkville, Illinois

Located in Kendall county, Yorkville, Illinois, is 11 miles SW of Aurora, Illinois (center to center) and 43 miles W of Chicago, Illinois.

Yorkville History

Yorkville was formed in 1841, and selected to a seat on the county. The first settlers came to the present-day territory of Yorkville in 1836. Initially, the village of Yorkville comprised of two towns - Bristol to the north of the Fox River, and Yorkville to the south of the river - with two separate governments. In 1957, both the towns merged to become the United City of Yorkville.

Yorkville and nearby Attractions

  • Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Lyon Farm and Village
  • Batavia Depot Museum
  • Farnsworth House

Things To Do In Yorkville

The historic Lyon Farm and Village is close by. The Farnsworth House, built in 1951 by Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe is also in the area. The Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife Area provides outdoor activities such as fishing, boating and camping. There are several museums in and around Yorkville, including the Batavia Depot Museum, DuPage Children's Museum, and Fabyan Villa Museum. In addition, the city celebrates local festivals such as the Kendall County Fair in August, and the Promenade of the Arts Fine Arts Festival in June.

Yorkville Transportation

The closest airport to the city is Chicago O' Hare International Airport.

Yorkville Higher Education

Waubonsee Community College, North Central College, and University of St. Francis provide classes for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,691
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens8%
Employed Population 16+9,269
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married55.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.1%
Median Earnings25+$48,859
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,299
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$102,205
% Above Poverty Level93.6%
% Below Poverty Level6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone18.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,101
Median House Value$231,600

Ancestry

German35.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.1%
Irish14.5%
Italian8.4%
Polish7.4%
English7.2%
Swedish4.4%
Norwegian3.7%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish1.8%
Czech1.7%
Croatian1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Greek1%
Dutch1%
African1%
Romanian0.8%
Lithuanian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Canadian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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Yorkville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kendall County
Standard Zip Codes60560
Phone Area Codes33,16,30,815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.64
Approximate Longitude-88.44

Yorkville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationAURORA
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationGEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Montgomery19,187$93,936
Oswego33,759$110,938
Plano11,863$72,622
Sugar Grove9,417$115,443

Yorkville Public Libraries

Yorkville Public Library
902 GAME FARM ROAD
Yorkville, Illinois
(630) 553-4354

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Yorkville Public Schools

Autumn Creek Elem Sch
2377 Autumn Creek Blvd
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4382
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Bristol Bay Elem Sch
427 Bristol Bay Dr
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-5121
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Circle Center Grade School
901 Mill St
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4382
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
Grande Reserve Elem Sch
3142 Grande Trl
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-5513
Primary
Total Enrollment 531
Yea Program
709 Game Farm Rd
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4382
Other
Total Enrollment 11
Yorkville Grade School
201 W Somonauk St
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4382
Primary
Total Enrollment 243
Yorkville High School
797 Game Farm Rd
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4382
High
Total Enrollment 1629
Yorkville Intermediate School
103 E Schoolhouse Rd
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4384
Middle
Total Enrollment 605
Yorkville Middle School
920 Prairie Crossing Dr
ZIP: 60560
(630) 553-4544
Middle
Total Enrollment 903

Yorkville Private Schools

Cross Evangelical Lutheran School
8535 State Route 47
ZIP: 60560
Elementary
Total Enrollment 240
Parkview Christian Academy
201 W Center St
ZIP: 60560
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 123
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