Ransom, LaSalle County, Illinois

Ransom: Human settlement in United States of America

About

Ransom is a city located in the county of LaSalle in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 384 and a population density of 384 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 350 inhabitants.

The city was created 147 years ago in 1875.

Quick Facts about Ransom

Population : 350 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : LaSalle County
Area : 1 km2
Altitude : 2,316 feet / 706 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:35:46 (8th February 2023)
Postal code : 60470
Density : 350 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.71% (2010-2020)

Geography

Ransom is located at 41°9'22"N 88°38'58"W (41.1561400, -88.6495100).

Ransom map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ransom decreased by 9.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 384 - census
2011 382 -0.52% estimation process
2012 377 -1.33% estimation process
2013 374 -0.8% estimation process
2014 371 -0.81% estimation process
2015 366 -1.37% estimation process
2016 364 -0.55% estimation process
2017 360 -1.11% estimation process
2018 358 -0.56% estimation process
2019 356 -0.56% estimation process
2020 350 -1.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 53,921
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 51,347
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 54,542
April 1, 2010 Population : 51,367
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.8%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 86.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 3.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 34.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 58.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,720
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.6%

Ransom zip code is 60470. County name: LaSalle, County fips: 17099

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $327,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,879
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $454
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,180
2015-2019 Households : 18,106
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.92
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,201
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 85,321
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,227
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 271,497
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,195
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $69,104
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,344
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,437
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,651
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,376
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,253
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,052
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 385
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,916
2010 population per square mile : 1,841.9
2010 land area in square miles : 27.89
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $91,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $952
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $402
2015-2019 median gross rent : $709
2015-2019 Households : 2,581
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 73,957
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,320
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 156,780
2012 total retail sales per capita : $23,337
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $29,367
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,714
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 846
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 425
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 330
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 501
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 114
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 639
2010 population per square mile : 1,543.5
2010 land area in square miles : 4.39
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $286,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,849
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $417
2015-2019 median gross rent : $999
2015-2019 Households : 2,506
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.91
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,393
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,698
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 45,246
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,486
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $103,929
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $44,229
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 886
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 542
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 226
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 221
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 628
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 111
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 736
2010 population per square mile : 551.8
2010 land area in square miles : 12.47

Schools in Ransom

College & universities near Ransom, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145831 Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby (IL) 61348-9692

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ransom, IL

Code Name Address Type
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL

Post offices near Ransom

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ransom Post Office Ransom (IL) 60470

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  • Ransom , Pennsylvania township of Pennsylvania with a population of 1,362 people.
  • Ransom , Michigan township in Hillsdale County, Michigan with a population of 909 people.
  • Ransom , Kansas human settlement in Ness County, Kansas, United States of America with a population of 262 people.
  • Ransom , Minnesota human settlement in United States of America with a population of 226 people.

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City Name Population Title
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Mendota 6,904 Township in LaSalle County, Illinois
Northville 6,753 Township in LaSalle County, Illinois
Marseilles 4,778 City in LaSalle County, Illinois
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Oglesby 3,526 City in LaSalle Co.
Sheridan 2,515 Village in Illinois, United States
Seneca 2,179 Village in Illinois
Utica 1,988 Village also known as Utica, in LaSalle County, Illinois
Earlville 1,570 City in Delaware County, Iowa, United States of America
Garfield 1,483 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Serena 1,088 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Leland 902 Village in Illinois, United States