Gridley, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 1,411. Estimated population in 2021: 1,398 (-0.9% change)
Males: 696 (49.3%), Females: 715 (50.7%)

McLean County

Zip code: 61744

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $46,458
Median house value: $87,400

Races in Gridley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (43.7%), Irish (10.1%), English (9.4%), United States (7.9%), Swiss (6.7%), French (4.0%).

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gridley

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gridley village

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+7.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gridley:

  • BROMENN HEALTHCARE (about 18 miles; NORMAL, IL)
  • SAINT JAMES HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; PONTIAC, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gridley:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 20 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 56 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • DECATUR (about 63 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gridley:

  • PONTIAC MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; PONTIAC, IL; Abbreviation: PNT)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 34 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 40 miles; LACON, IL; Abbreviation: C75)
Amtrak stations near Gridley:

  • 18 miles: BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (NORMAL, 100 E. PARKINSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PONTIAC (721 W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gridley:

  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 58 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 61 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
Public high school in Gridley:

  • GRIDLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: BX 520 4TH & MCLEAN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gridley:

  • GRIDLEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: BX 430 4TH & MCLEAN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GRIDLEY JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: BX 430 4TH & MCLEAN; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Gridley:

  • GRIDLEY D.P.L. (Operating income: $116,373; Location: 320 CENTER ST.; 17,001 books; 324 audio materials; 57 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)

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