Farmer City, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 2,055. Estimated population in 2021: 2,005 (-2.4% change)
Males: 993 (48.3%), Females: 1,062 (51.7%)

De Witt County

Zip code: 61842

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $40,223
Median house value: $71,600

Races in Farmer City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: German (24.4%), United States (12.3%), English (12.2%), Irish (10.7%), French (3.7%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 724 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Farmer City

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmer City city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Farmer City:

  • JOHN & MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; MONTICELLO, IL)
  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; CLINTON, IL)
  • GIBSON AREA HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; GIBSON CITY, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Farmer City:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 24 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 30 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • DECATUR (about 32 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Farmer City:

  • PIATT COUNTY (about 19 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 33 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 36 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
Amtrak station near Farmer City:

  • 1 miles: FARMER CITY (FRAMER CITY, BON AIR REST., 912 E. CLINTON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmer City:

  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 28 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 30 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 57 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
Public high school in Farmer City:

  • BLUE RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 411 N JOHN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Farmer City:

  • RUTH M SCHNEIDER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 309 N JOHN ST; Grades: PK – 03)

Libraries

Library in Farmer City:

  • FARMER CITY P.L. (Operating income: $45,135; Location: 109 E. GREEN ST.; 13,899 books; 77 audio materials; 440 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

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