Downs McLean County, Illinois

Downs: Village in Illinois, USA

About

Downs is a village located in the county of McLean in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,005 and a population density of 385 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 949 inhabitants.

The village was created 152 years ago in 1869.

Downs Quick Facts

Population : 949 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McLean County
Postal code : 61736
Plate code : 309
Area : 2.61 km2
Altitude : 2,648 feet / 807 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:09:55 (20th May 2022)
Density : 364 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.9% (2010-2020)

Geography

Downs is located at 40°23'49"N 88°52'14"W (40.3969800, -88.8706300).

Downs map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Downs decreased by 5.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,005 - census
2011 993 -1.21% estimation process
2012 996 0.3% estimation process
2013 1,005 0.9% estimation process
2014 990 -1.52% estimation process
2015 982 -0.81% estimation process
2016 975 -0.72% estimation process
2017 969 -0.62% estimation process
2018 961 -0.83% estimation process
2019 953 -0.84% estimation process
2020 949 -0.42% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 20,320
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,256
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,921
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,256
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.2%
People over 65 (%) : 17.3%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 56.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 16.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 33.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 39.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 973
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 20.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.3%

Downs zip code is 61736. County name: McLean, County fips: 17113

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $604,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,660
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $586
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,394
2015-2019 Households : 8,062
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 31,126
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 57,043
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 139,996
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,818
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $71,606
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $38,132
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,534
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,317
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 945
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,469
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 976
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 193
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,214
2010 population per square mile : 10,601.3
2010 land area in square miles : 1.91
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,106
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $63,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $973
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $342
2015-2019 median gross rent : $592
Permits for construction, 2020 : 11
2015-2019 Households : 4,696
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.8%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 33,837
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 478,493
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 43,548
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,053
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,161
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,883
Percentage of people living in poverty : 29.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 173
2019 total employment : 1,807
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 77,016
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 8.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 765
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,029
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 516
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 430
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 591
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 398
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 119
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 854
2010 population per square mile : 36.8
2010 land area in square miles : 400.64

Schools in Downs

College & universities near Downs, IL

Code Name City ZIP
367051 Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology Bloomington (IL) 61701

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Downs, IL

Code Name Address Type
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Downs

Post Office Name City ZIP
Down Post Office Downs (IL) 61736

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Chenoa 1,717 City in Illinois
Gridley 1,392 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Danvers 1,093 Township in McLean County, Illinois
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Carlock 558 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Towanda 517 Township in McLean County, Illinois
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