Leland, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 970. Estimated population in 2021: 942 (-2.9% change)
Males: 485 (50.0%), Females: 485 (50.0%)

La Salle County

Zip code: 60531

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $45,417
Median house value: $106,700

Races in Leland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (29.8%), Irish (18.2%), Norwegian (13.6%), English (7.7%), Italian (5.9%), French (5.6%).

Elevation: 695 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leland

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leland village

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+18.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leland:

  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SANDWICH, IL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA (about 19 miles; OTTAWA, IL)
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; DEKALB, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leland:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 44 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 61 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 67 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leland:

  • EARLVILLE (about 10 miles; EARLVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: C94)
  • HINCKLEY (about 13 miles; HINCKLEY, IL; Abbreviation: 0C2)
  • CUSHING FIELD LTD (about 16 miles; NEWARK, IL; Abbreviation: 0C8)
Amtrak station near Leland:

  • 19 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leland:

  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 43 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
Public high school in Leland:

  • LELAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 370 N MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Leland:

  • LELAND ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 370 N MAIN; Grades: KG – 08)

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