Ransom, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 409. Estimated population in 2021: 390 (-4.6% change)
Males: 203 (49.6%), Females: 206 (50.4%)

La Salle County

Zip code: 60470

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $53,333
Median house value: $67,900

Races in Ransom:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (45.0%), Irish (30.3%), United States (10.0%), Norwegian (5.4%), English (4.4%), Slovak (4.4%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Map of Ransom, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ransom

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ransom village

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ransom:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; STREATOR, IL)
  • SAINT JAMES HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; PONTIAC, IL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA (about 20 miles; OTTAWA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ransom:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 51 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 76 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 77 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Ransom:

  • DWIGHT (about 16 miles; DWIGHT, IL; Abbreviation: DTG)
  • PONTIAC MUNICIPAL (about 17 miles; PONTIAC, IL; Abbreviation: PNT)
  • SKYDIVE CHICAGO (about 19 miles; OTTAWA, IL; Abbreviation: 8N2)

Amtrak stations near Ransom:

  • 17 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area.
  • 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 Ransom:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 41 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 46 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)

Public primary/middle school in Ransom:

  • ALLEN-OTTER CREEK CCSD 65 (Students: 106; Location: 400 S LANE ST; Grades: KG – 08)

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