Danforth, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 587. Estimated population in 2021: 566 (-3.6% change)
Males: 258 (44.0%), Females: 329 (56.0%)

Iroquois County

Zip code: 60930

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $35,341
Median house value: $77,300

Races in Danforth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (38.3%), French (8.5%), English (6.6%), Dutch (6.0%), Irish (5.6%), United States (3.1%).

Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Danforth

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danforth village

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+27.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Danforth:

  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; WATSEKA, IL)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; KANKAKEE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Danforth:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 58 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 67 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 68 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Danforth:

  • KANKAKEE (about 20 miles; KANKAKEE, IL; Abbreviation: 3KK)
  • GREATER KANKAKEE (about 20 miles; KANKAKEE, IL; Abbreviation: IKK)
  • PAXTON (about 29 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)
Amtrak station near Danforth:

  • 5 miles: GILMAN (U.S. 24 & U.S. 45). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danforth:

  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 51 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 51 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 52 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 53 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 54 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
Public primary/middle school in Danforth:

  • IROQUOIS WEST ELEM SCH/DANFORTH (Students: 90; Location: P O BOX 185; Grades: PK – 03)

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