Downs Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Downs, IL

General Downs Information

State: Illinois

County: McLean County

Close cities: Towanda, IL, Shirley, IL, Heyworth, IL, Arrowsmith, IL, Le Roy, IL, Farmer City, IL, Ellsworth, IL, Merna, IL, Dewitt, IL, Normal, IL, Bloomington, IL, Wapella, IL

Downs Population (census data)
Total 759 (-3.0% since 2000)
Male 382 (50.3%)
Female 377 (49.7%)

Population Density: 281 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.0 (US Avg is 100)

Downs Elevation: 795 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1917

Land Area: 2.71 square miles

Median Household Income: $61,809

Zip Codes: 61736.

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Downs Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (32.9%)
  • United States (13.3%)
  • Irish (11.2%)
  • English (11.1%)
  • Italian (3.9%)
  • Swedish (2.3%)

Local Downs Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: University of Illinois, Illinois State University

Downs School Information

High Schools
Tri-Valley High School (503 E Washington Street, Downs, IL, 61736 - Tri Valley Community Unit School District 3 District)
Middle Schools
Tri-Valley Middle School (505 E Washington Street, Downs, IL, 61736 - Tri Valley Community Unit School District 3 District)
Elementary Schools
Tri-Valley Elementary School (409 E Washington Street, Downs, IL, 61736 - Tri Valley Community Unit School District 3 District)

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