Ottawa Information

Ottawa Information

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

General Ottawa Information

State: Illinois

County: La Salle County

Close cities: La Salle, IL, Marseilles, IL, Oglesby, IL, Wedron, IL, Serena, IL, Naplate, IL, Utica, IL, Rutland, IL, Grand Ridge, IL, North Utica, IL, Seneca, IL

Ottawa Population (census data)
Total 19,142 (+3.4% since 2000)
Male 9,136 (47.7%)
Female 10,006 (52.3%)

Population Density: 2,612 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.7 (US Avg is 100)

Ottawa Elevation: 480 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1882

Land Area: 7.33 square miles

Median Household Income: $43,580

Zip Codes: 61350.

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Ottawa Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (91.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (27.5%)
  • Irish (20.9%)
  • English (9.0%)
  • Italian (8.4%)
  • Norwegian (7.9%)
  • French (5.2%)

Local Ottawa Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Illinois State University, Northern Illinois University

Ottawa School Information

High Schools
Ottawa Township High School (211 E Main Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Ottawa Township High School District 140 District)
Middle Schools
Shepherd Middle School (701 E McKinley Road, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Ottawa ESD 141 District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary School (400 Clinton Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Ottawa ESD 141 District)
Deer Park Community Consolidated Elementary School (2350 E 1025th Road, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Deer Park Community Consolidated School District 82 District)
Jefferson Elementary School (1709 Columbus Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Ottawa ESD 141 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (1110 W Main Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Ottawa ESD 141 District)
McKinley Elementary School (1320 State Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Ottawa ESD 141 District)
Rutland Elementary School (3231 Il Route 71 E, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Rutland Community Consolidated School District 230 District)
Wallace Elementary School (1463 N 33rd Road, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Wallace Community Consolidated School District 195 District)
Other/Private Schools
Lasalle County Detention Home (707 Etna Road, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Lasalle ROE District)
Regional Safe School (119 W Madison Room 102, Ottawa, IL, 61350 - Lasalle ROE District)

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