Kewanee, IL Population

Population: 12,944. Estimated population in July 2020: 12,655 (-2.2% change)
Males: 6,088 (47.0%), Females: 6,856 (53.0%)

Henry County

Zip code: 61443

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $29,895
Median house value: $48,200

Races in Kewanee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.4%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (11.7%), English (10.9%), United States (10.4%), Swedish (7.6%), Polish (4.3%).

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kewanee

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kewanee city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

2.9% Foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -157 (-1.2%).

Hospital/medical center in Kewanee:

  • KEWANEE HOSPITAL (719 ELLIOTT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kewanee:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kewanee:

  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 39 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 42 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kewanee:

  • KEWANEE MUNI (about 4 miles; KEWANEE, IL; Abbreviation: EZI)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 18 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)
  • ERIE AIR PARK (about 31 miles; ERIE, IL; Abbreviation: 3H5)
Amtrak station:
KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kewanee:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 49 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
Public high schools in Kewanee:

  • KEWANEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 1211 E 3RD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WETHERSFIELD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 439 WILLARD ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • IYC KEWANEE (Students: 131; Location: PO BOX 518; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kewanee:

  • CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 670; Location: 215 E CENTRAL BLVD; Grades: 02 – 08)
  • WETHERSFIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 439 WILLARD ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • IRVING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 609 W CENTRAL BLVD; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • BELLE ALEXANDER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 1401 LAKE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LYLE SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 920 N BURR ST; Grades: KG – 01)
  • FRANKLIN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 600 N LEXINGTON AVE; Grades: 06 – 09)
Private primary/middle schools in Kewanee:

  • VISITATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 101 S LEXINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 109 S ELM STREET; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Kewanee:

  • KEWANEE P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,691,836; Location: 102 SOUTH TREMONT STREET; 53,171 books; 2,902 audio materials; 2,166 video materials; 181 serial subscriptions)

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