Kewanee Information

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

General Kewanee Information

State: Illinois

County: Henry County

Close cities: Annawan, IL, Galva, IL, Neponset, IL, La Fayette, IL, Sheffield, IL, Mineral, IL, Bishop Hill, IL, Toulon, IL

Kewanee Population (census data)
Total 12,353 (-4.4% since 2000)
Male 5,810 (47.0%)
Female 6,543 (53.0%)

Population Density: 1,968 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.4 (US Avg is 100)

Kewanee Elevation: 820 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1872

Land Area: 6.28 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,160

Zip Codes: 61443.

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Kewanee Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.4%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (23.2%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • English (10.9%)
  • United States (10.4%)
  • Swedish (7.6%)
  • Polish (4.3%)
Foriegn Born: 369 people (3.0%)
  • Latin America (76.9%)
  • Europe (23.1%)

Local Kewanee Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Western Illinois University

Kewanee School Information

High Schools
Central Junior High (215 E Central Boulevard, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Kewanee Community Unit School District 229 District)
Kewanee High School (1211 E 3rd Street, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Kewanee Community Unit School District 229 District)
Wethersfield Junior/Senior High School (439 Willard Street, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Wethersfield Community Unit School District 230 District)
Elementary Schools
Belle Alexander Elementary School (1401 Lake Street, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Kewanee Community Unit School District 229 District)
Central Elementary (215 E Central Boulevard, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Kewanee Community Unit School District 229 District)
Irving Elementary School (609 W Central Boulevard, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Kewanee Community Unit School District 229 District)
Wethersfield Elementary School (439 Willard Street, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Wethersfield Community Unit School District 230 District)
Other/Private Schools
Iyc Kewanee (P. O. Box 518, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Corrections School District 428 Department Of District)
Lyle School (920 N Burr Street, Kewanee, IL, 61443 - Kewanee Community Unit School District 229 District)

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