Joy Information

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

General Joy Information

State: Illinois

County: Mercer County

Close cities: Aledo, IL, Seaton, IL, Joy, IL, New Boston, IL, Illinois City, IL, Keithsburg, IL

Joy Population (census data)
Total 348 (-5.9% since 2000)
Male 167 (48.0%)
Female 181 (52.0%)

Population Density: 829 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 71.9 (US Avg is 100)

Joy Elevation: 688 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1901

Land Area: 0.42 square miles

Median Household Income: $47,190

Zip Codes: 61260.

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Joy Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (31.9%)
  • United States (22.0%)
  • Irish (14.2%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • Swedish (11.3%)
  • Danish (3.2%)

Joy School Information

High Schools
Westmer High School (P. O. Box 436, Joy, IL, 61260 - Westmer Community Unit School District 203 District)
Westmer Junior High School (P. O. Box 436, Joy, IL, 61260 - Westmer Community Unit School District 203 District)

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