Oglesby, IL Population

Population: 3,647. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,621 (-0.7% change)
Males: 1,741 (47.7%), Females: 1,906 (52.3%)

La Salle County

Zip code: 61348

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $35,000
Median house value: $76,300

Races in Oglesby:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (29.2%), Italian (25.0%), Polish (18.0%), Irish (11.4%), English (9.9%), Swedish (4.5%).

Elevation: 636 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oglesby

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oglesby city

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oglesby:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA (about 16 miles; OTTAWA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oglesby:

  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 52 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 59 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 61 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oglesby:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY RGNL-WALTER A DUNCAN FIELD (about 7 miles; PERU, IL; Abbreviation: VYS)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 11 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)
  • GRANDPAS’ FARM MENDOTA (about 16 miles; MENDOTA, IL; Abbreviation: 0C7)
Amtrak station near Oglesby:

  • 18 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
College/University in Oglesby:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,272; Location: 815 N ORLANDO SMITH AVE; Public; Website: www.ivcc.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oglesby:

  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
Public primary/middle schools in Oglesby:

  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 755 BENNETT AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 212 W WALNUT ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Oglesby:

  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHL (Students: 223; Location: 336 N ALICE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Oglesby:

  • OGLESBY P.L.D. (Operating income: $74,871; Location: 111 S. WOODLAND AVE.; 22,237 books; 50 audio materials; 288 video materials; 85 serial subscriptions)

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