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Demographics Analysis

The people of Polo City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Polo City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 9 years : 111

10 to 14 years : 164

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 18

25 to 29 years : 87

30 to 34 years : 78

35 to 39 years : 127

40 to 44 years : 81

45 to 49 years : 126

50 to 54 years : 80

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 6

70 to 74 years : 39

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 27

Female:

Under 5 years : 84

5 to 9 years : 89

10 to 14 years : 131

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 33

20 years : 15

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 43

25 to 29 years : 14

30 to 34 years : 69

35 to 39 years : 142

40 to 44 years : 68

45 to 49 years : 138

50 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 56

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 56

75 to 79 years : 37

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 55


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Polo City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,473

Multiple ancestry : 637

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 422


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Polo City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,499

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 33


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Polo City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 147

5 to 17 years : 620

18 to 24 years : 146

25 to 34 years : 248

35 to 44 years : 418

45 to 54 years : 374

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 87

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 159

75 years and over : 212

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 136

5 to 17 years : 577

18 to 24 years : 127

25 to 34 years : 189

35 to 44 years : 359

45 to 54 years : 316

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 148

75 years and over : 170

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 43

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 59

35 to 44 years : 59

45 to 54 years : 48

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 42

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Polo City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,072

Female : 1,137

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 180

Female : 110

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 15

Female : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Polo City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,114

Born in other state in the United States : 257

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Polo City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 450

Now married, except separated : 739

Divorced : 213

Separated : 22

Widowed : 191

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 47

Now married, except separated : 73

Divorced : 91

Separated : 0

Widowed : 31

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 19

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Polo City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 2,303

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

German:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Polo City, Illinois

  • German: 1,016   (36.7%)
  • Irish: 451   (16.3%)
  • English: 307   (11.1%)
  • Other Groups: 162   (5.9%)
  • Dutch: 124   (4.5%)
  • United States Or American: 95   (3.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 82   (3.0%)
  • Polish: 80   (2.9%)
  • Italian: 70   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 66   (2.4%)
  • Swedish: 62   (2.2%)
  • Scottish: 49   (1.8%)
  • Norwegian: 46   (1.7%)
  • European: 33   (1.2%)
  • Danish: 24   (0.9%)
  • British: 20   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 17   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 14   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 11   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 9   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Polo City, Illinois is 2,532



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Polo City, Illinois: 1,267
Female Population in Polo City, Illinois: 1,265


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Polo City, Illinois: 37.4
Median Female Resident Age in Polo City, Illinois: 36.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Polo City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

41.9

Male

40.9

Female

43.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.5

Male

14.5

Female

29.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

49.5

Female

48.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.5

Male

27.0

Female

37.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

42.5

Male

14.5

Female

47.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

17.3

Female

8.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

15.0

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.8

Male

41.6

Female

43.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Polo City, Illinois


  • White: 2,371
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 14
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 89
  • Two or More Races: 58



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Polo City, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Polo City, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (1.76%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (3.52%)
  • 9th Grade: 23   (2.89%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (4.27%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (4.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (2.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 314   (39.45%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 68   (8.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 101   (12.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 68   (8.54%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 57   (7.16%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (2.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 16   (2.01%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.85%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 49   (5.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (2.24%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (3.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 23   (2.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (1.71%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 393   (41.99%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 45   (4.81%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 120   (12.82%)
  • Associate Degree: 99   (10.58%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 77   (8.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (2.88%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (2.56%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Polo City, Illinois

  • Polo Cusd 222


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 100 S Union Ave, Polo, IL 61064, Phone: (815) 946-3815, Students: 765 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Polo City, Illinois

  • Centennial Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 308 S Pleasant, Polo, IL 61064, Phone: (815) 946-3811, Students: 314 )

  • Aplington Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 610 E Mason, Polo, IL 61064, Phone: (815) 946-2519, Students: 185 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Polo City, Illinois

  • Polo Comm High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 100 S Union Ave, Polo, IL 61064, Phone: (815) 946-3314, Students: 266 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Polo City, Illinois

  • Polo Public Library District


    302 West Mason Street, Polo, IL 61064

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Polo City, Illinois


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Polo City, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Polo City, Illinois.

Area Features of Polo City, Illinois


Airport


(1) Gentry Airport   (2) Hammer Airport  

Building


(1) Buffalo Township Public Library   (2) Polo City Hall   (3) Polo Community Ambulance Service   (4) Polo Fire Protection District   (5) Polo Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Brookville Lutheran Cemetery   (2) Brookville Township Cemetery   (3) Buffalo Grove Cemetery   (4) Eagle Point Cemetery   (5) Elkhorn Cemetery   (6) Fairmount Cemetery   (7) Nichols Cemetery   (8) Reed Cemetery   (9) Saint Mary S Cemetery   (10) Webster Cemetery  

Church


(1) Elkhorn Church   (2) Emmanuel United Methodist Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Christian Church   (5) Open Bible Church   (6) Polo Church Of The Brethren   (7) Polo United Methodist Church   (8) Saint Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church   (9) Saint Marys Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Polo   (2) Township Of Buffalo   (3) Township Of Eagle Point  

Locale


(1) Buffalo Creek Farms   (2) Carter Siding   (3) Folkers Farm   (4) Oakwood Farm   (5) Polo Waste Water Plant   (6) Rock River Camp  

Park


(1) Brookville Lutheran Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve   (2) Keator Park   (3) Westside Park  

Populated Place


(1) Brookville   (2) Buffalo Grove   (3) Eagle Point   (4) Hazelhurst   (5) Polo   (6) Sanfordville Historical  

Post Office


(1) Polo Post Office  

School


(1) Aplington School   (2) Barcley School Historical   (3) Brand School Historical   (4) Brick School Historical   (5) Buffalo Grove School Historical   (6) Burr Oak School Historical   (7) Canada School Historical   (8) Centennial Elementary School   (9) Congress School   (10) Cottage Hill School Historical   (11) Donaldson School Historical   (12) Doty School Historical   (13) Eldorado School Historical   (14) Excelsior School Historical   (15) Gratatum School Historical   (16) Henry School Historical   (17) Judson School Historical   (18) Paynter School Historical   (19) Polo Community High School   (20) Stewart School Historical  

Stream


(1) Buffalo Creek   (2) Goose Creek  

Valley


(1) Goose Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Polo City, Illinois

61064 (pop. 4,035)


Cities Nearby Polo City, Illinois

Buffalo Township, IL  (pop. 2,983) 0.1 Miles
Eagle Point Township, IL  (pop. 179) 4.2 Miles
Woosung Township, IL  (pop. 241) 5.0 Miles
Lincoln Township, IL  (pop. 555) 5.5 Miles
Pine Creek Township, IL  (pop. 612) 6.3 Miles
Elkhorn Grove Township, IL  (pop. 239) 7.0 Miles
Brookville Township, IL  (pop. 292) 7.1 Miles
Mount Morris Township, IL  (pop. 4,169) 8.3 Miles
Mount Morris Village, IL  (pop. 3,342) 8.5 Miles
Jordan Township, IL  (pop. 843) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Polo City, Illinois

815



Elevation in Polo City, Illinois is 876.0 ft. (267.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Polo City, Illinois

Lat: 41.986852 N        Long: -89.577100 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Polo City, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Polo City, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 43   (3.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 81   (6.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 75   (6.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 147   (12.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 102   (8.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 173   (14.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 196   (16.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 98   (8.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 33   (2.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 14   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 108   (9.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 99   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Polo City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 917

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 120

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 7

Walked : 82

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 60


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Polo City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 178

5 to 9 minutes : 128

10 to 14 minutes : 33

15 to 19 minutes : 91

20 to 24 minutes : 353

25 to 29 minutes : 82

30 to 34 minutes : 147

35 to 39 minutes : 7

40 to 44 minutes : 15

45 to 59 minutes : 29

60 to 89 minutes : 66

90 or more minutes : 19


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Polo City, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 319

No Social Security income : 693


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Polo City, Illinois)

With retirement income : 221

No retirement income : 791


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Polo City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 24

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 42

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 106

$60,000 to $74,999 : 108

$75,000 to $99,999 : 79

$100,000 to $124,999 : 25

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Polo City, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $55,933


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Polo City, Illinois

  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.0 kW; Freeport, IL; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Nelson, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • WNTA (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Rockford, IL; Owner: Maverick Media Of Rockford License Llc)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1.0 kW; Dixon, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5.0 kW; Freeport, IL; Owner: Green County Broadcasting)

FM Radio Stations Near Polo City, Illinois

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; Savanna, IL; Owner: Carroll County Communications, Inc.)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; Dixon, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; Eleroy, IL; Owner: Lena Radio Broadcasting)
  • WZZT (102.7 FM; Morrison, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Maverick Media Of Rockford License Llc)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; Woosung, IL; Owner: Sauk Valley Broadcasting Company)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Faith Academy, D/b/a Wfen)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; Freeport, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Milledgeville, IL; Owner: Newman Central Catholic High School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Lanark, IL; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; Woosung, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; Eleroy, IL; Owner: Green County Broadcasting)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; Coleta, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • WRTB (95.3 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Maverick Media Of Rockford License Llc)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; Mount Morris, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WKGL-FM (96.7 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; Pecatonica, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Polo City, Illinois

  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; Winnebago, IL; Owner: Wrex Television, Llc)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; Rockford, IL; Owner: Mission Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; Rockford, IL; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; Rockford, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Polo City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 176  (29.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 28  (4.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 69  (11.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 120  (20.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 178  (28.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 106  (17.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 221  (35.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 163 Farms In Polo City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Polo City, Illinois

First State Bank Shannon-polo - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $161.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Polo City, Illinois

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 17.9 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Albertus


    (about 17.9 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 28.8 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 40.1 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 44.9 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 49.0 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Southern Wisconsin Regional


    (about 51.6 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Rock County


    (about 51.6 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 58.2 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Aurora Municipal


    (about 58.7 miles in Sugar Grove, Illinois; Airport Code: AUZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Polo City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.15%

Carpooled

9.91%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.98%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.41%

Walked

4.91%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

1.64%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Polo City, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Polo City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 387

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 71

Female householder, no husband present : 138

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 375

Householder not living alone : 41


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Polo City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 57

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 31

All other households : 920


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Polo City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 342

Renter-occupied housing units : 45

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 52

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 118

Renter-occupied housing units : 20

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 284

Renter-occupied housing units : 132


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Polo City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 63

$10,000 to $14,999 : 47

$15,000 to $19,999 : 53

$20,000 to $24,999 : 124

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 82

$35,000 to $39,999 : 39

$40,000 to $44,999 : 61

$45,000 to $49,999 : 80

$50,000 to $59,999 : 107

$60,000 to $74,999 : 116

$75,000 to $99,999 : 112

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 21


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Polo City, Illinois)

Total : 1,071


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Polo City, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,012

Vacant : 59


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Polo City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Polo City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 15

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 51

Built 1980 to 1989 : 53

Built 1970 to 1979 : 134

Built 1960 to 1969 : 55

Built 1950 to 1959 : 151

Built 1940 to 1949 : 101

Built 1939 or earlier : 511


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Polo City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 855

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 14

Electricity : 105

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 11

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 27

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Polo City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $49,999 : 29

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $69,999 : 77

$70,000 to $79,999 : 94

$80,000 to $89,999 : 89

$90,000 to $99,999 : 151

$100,000 to $124,999 : 156

$125,000 to $149,999 : 41

$150,000 to $174,999 : 55

$175,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 to $249,999 : 23

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Polo City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 29

Home equity loan only : 61

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 372

Housing units without a mortgage : 334


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Polo City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $154,200

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $139,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $101,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $75,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $92,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $84,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $73,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $96,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Polo City, Illinois: 62.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Polo City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Polo City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 7 7 $634,175
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $634,175
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $340,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $340,000
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $400,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $400,000
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $337,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $337,500
2003        
  Single Family 6 6 $567,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $567,000
2004        
  Single Family 7 7 $814,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $814,100
2005        
  Single Family 2 2 $279,528
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $279,528
2006        
  Single Family 7 7 $895,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $895,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Polo City, IL): $38,833
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Polo City): $78,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Polo City): $432
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Polo City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 87.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.3%
Electricity: 10.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Polo City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Polo City, Illinois

Home Health Care Of Ksb Hospit


     Address: 215 East First St. Suite 153, Dixon, Illinois 61021
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/7/1976

Whiteside County Health Dept


     Address: 18929 Lincoln Road, Morrison, Illinois 61270
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/4/1966

Cgh Home Nursing


     Address: 3010 E Lynn Blvd Suite B, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/5/1994

Heartland Home Nursing Inc.


     Address: 3408 East 23rd Street, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/20/1991

Able Home Health, Llc


     Address: 4249 E State St #205, Rockford, Illinois 61108
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/24/2003

Hospitals Close To Polo City, Illinois

Fhn Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital


     Address: 403 E 1st St, Dixon, Illinois 61021
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Cgh Medical Center


     Address: 100 East Lefevre Road, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Swedish American Hospital


     Address: 1401 East State Street, Rockford, Illinois 61104
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Saint Anthony Medical Center


     Address: 5666 East State Street, Rockford, Illinois 61108
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Polo City, Illinois

Polo Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 703 East Buffalo, Polo, Illinois 61064
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 51%

Pinecrest Manor


     Address: 414 South Wesley Avenue, Mount Morris, Illinois 61054
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Freeport Rehab & Health Care Center


     Address: 900 South Kiwanis Drive, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 59%

F H N Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1045 West Stevenson, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 14
     Percent Occupied: 33%

Provena St Joseph Center


     Address: 659 East Jefferson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Polo City, Illinois

Name: Byron
Address: 4450 North German Church Road; Byron, IL 61010
Distance: 20 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Polo City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 610
    Disabled Workers: 90
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Ogle County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 37.43%
  • Bush & Cheney 61.92%
  • Other 0.65%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Polo City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Ogle County, IL

6.80 % of Ogle County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $45,742

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Ogle County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Winnebago County , IL 1.27 % ($44,646 AGI )
  • De Kalb County , IL 1.06 % ($42,005 AGI )
  • Lee County , IL 0.52 % ($33,870 AGI )

Relocation away from Ogle County, IL

6.61 % of Ogle County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,901

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Ogle County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Winnebago County , IL 1.46 % ($38,233 AGI )
  • De Kalb County , IL 0.68 % ($36,879 AGI )
  • Lee County , IL 0.65 % ($30,481 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Polo City, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Polo City, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/21/2004, 06:08 pm 0 0 $4K $4K
06/08/1999, 12:55 pm 0 0 -- $3K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
03/30/2005, 02:53 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/08/1999, 12:55 pm 0 0 -- $3K
05/28/1998, 07:50 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/23/1996, 07:15 pm 0 0 $1M --
06/23/1996, 07:10 pm 0 0 $50K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Polo City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Polo City, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 87
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 130
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 128 43
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 4
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 342 174
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 29 15
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,239 652
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 43
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 5
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 3


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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