Potomac, IL Population

Population: 681. Estimated population in July 2020: 666 (-2.2% change)
Males: 336 (49.3%), Females: 345 (50.7%)

Vermilion County

Zip code: 61865

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $40,221
Median house value: $43,100

Races in Potomac:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.0%), English (18.1%), Irish (15.0%), United States (12.2%), French (3.5%), Italian (1.8%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Map of Potomac, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Potomac

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Potomac village

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-9.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Potomac:

  • HOOPESTON COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HOOPESTON, IL)
  • UNITED SAMARITANS MED CENTER-LOGAN (about 17 miles; DANVILLE, IL)
  • ST VINCENT WILLIAMSPORT HOSPITAL, INC (about 29 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Potomac:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 38 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; LAFAYETTE, IN; Abbreviation: LAF)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 67 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)

Other public-use airports nearest to Potomac:

  • VERMILION COUNTY (about 18 miles; DANVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: DNV)
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 24 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
  • PAXTON (about 24 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)

Amtrak station near Potomac:

  • 18 miles: DANVILLE (MC DONALD’S, GILBERT ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Potomac:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 34 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 36 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 62 miles; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 36,407)
  • INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,597)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-WABASH VALLEY (about 69 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,099)

Public primary/middle school in Potomac:

  • POTOMAC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 7915 US RTE 136; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Potomac:

  • POTOMAC P.L. (Operating income: $13,718; Location: 110 E. STATE; 11,842 books; 46 audio materials; 82 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)

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