Towanda, IL Population

Population: 493. Estimated population in July 2020: 479 (-2.8% change)
Males: 240 (48.7%), Females: 253 (51.3%)

McLean County

Zip code: 61776

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $41,705
Median house value: $85,300

Races in Towanda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.1%), Irish (15.0%), English (14.8%), United States (9.1%), Italian (5.9%), Polish (5.5%).

Elevation: 776 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Map of Towanda, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Towanda

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Towanda village

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-9.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Towanda:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Towanda:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 7 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • DECATUR (about 51 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 55 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Towanda:

  • PONTIAC MUNICIPAL (about 32 miles; PONTIAC, IL; Abbreviation: PNT)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 42 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 45 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)

Amtrak station near Towanda:

  • 8 miles: BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (NORMAL, 100 E. PARKINSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Towanda:

  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 54 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)

Public primary/middle school in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: BOX 260; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA D.L. (Operating income: $61,541; Location: 301 S. TAYLOR ST.; 10,705 books; 181 audio materials; 433 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

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