Community Profile

Location Details

Land Area 4.394 square miles
Density 2442.3 persons per square mile
Persons Per household 2.19
Latitude 40°54’43" N
Longitude -90°38’53” W

 

 

Monmouth is located in Western Illinois. It is in close proximity with:

Galesburg 14.62 miles
Quad Cities 41.75 miles
Peoria 57.43 miles
St. Louis 159.80 miles
Chicago 170.25 miles
Kansas City 243.04 miles
Indianapolis 249.51 miles

 

 

Monmouth has two major interstates and two U.S. highways:

I-74 14,300 traffic count 16 miles from Monmouth
I-80 18,900 traffic count 48 miles from Monmouth
U.S. Highway 67 5,300 traffic count 0 miles from Monmouth
U.S. Highway 34 10,600 traffic count 0 miles from Monmouth

Population Characteristics

Demographics are from an analysis by The Retail Coach in September 2016.

 

Total Population

Number

Warren County (2016 Retail Trade Area) 21,882
Monmouth (2016) 9,459

 

Population by Gender (2016)

Number
Females 4,874
Males 4,585

 

Population by Age (2016)

 

 

Percent

0-14 years   18.00%
15-24 years   21.20%
25-44 years   22.20%
45-64 years   22.50%
65-up   16.10%

 

Race/Ethnicity (2016)

 

Percent

White Alone   82.30%
Hispanic Origin   16.90%
Some Other Race Alone   9.60%
Black Alone   4.10%
Two or More Races   2.80%
Asian Alone   0.70%
American Indian Alone   0.40%
Pacific Islander Alone   0.10%
Diversity Index 51.2  

 

 

Economic Characteristics

In Labor Force (16 years and over) 4,211
Average Household Income $48,126
Median Household Income $37,657
Per Capita Income $18,258

Climate

Average Winter Temp. 22°F
Average Spring Temp. 61°F
Average Summer Temp. 70°F
Average Fall Temp. 54°F

Housing Characteristics

Total Housing Units 3,860
Median Home Value $85,263

Employment Trends

Employed Population by Occupation (2016)

Percent
White Collar  
Services 31.50%
Professional 17.60%
Sales 10.20%
Administrative Support 9.80%
Management/Business/Financial 6.30%
  TOTAL WHITE COLLAR 75.40%
   
Blue Collar  
Transportation/Material Moving 8.80%
Production 7.40%
Installation/Maintenance/Repair 3.80%
Construction/Extraction 3.70%
Farming/Forestry/Fishing 0.90%
  TOTAL BLUE COLLAR 24.60%

Major Employers

  Employer Industry Employees
FT | PT | Total
Location
  Smithfield/Farmland Foods, Inc. Food Processing 1,400 0 1,400 Monmouth
  Monmouth College Education 216 463 679 Monmouth
  Monmouth-Roseville School District Education 164 95 259 Monmouth & Roseville
  OSF Holy Family Medical Center Health Care 218 36 254 Monmouth
  Cloverleaf Cold Storage Packaging and Storage 200 NA 200 Monmouth
  United School District Education NA NA 190 Monmouth, Alexis, Little York
  Warren Achievement Developmental Disability Services 91 45 136 Monmouth
  Twomey Company Grain Elevator 80 25 105 Smithshire
  Midwest Bank of Western Illinois Banking 70 18 88 Monmouth, Aledo, Galesburg, Kirkwood, Oquawka,
  Wells Pet Food Pet Food Processing 70 0 70 Monmouth
  Roseville Country Manor Nursing Home 70 0 70 Roseville
  IMI-MCR Re-manufacturing 112 32 144 Monmouth
  Alexis Fire Equipment Rescue Equipment Manufacturer 65 3 68 Alexis
  City of Monmouth Municipal Government 59 7 66 Monmouth
  Warren County County Government 54 10 64 Monmouth
  McDonalds Food Service NA NA 73 Monmouth
  Keister's Tire Center Automotive 57 0 57 Monmouth, Macomb, Kewanee
  Monsanto Agronomy Research & Learning Center Agricultural Research 42 10 52 Rural Monmouth
  Fusion Tech Metal Fabrication 45 0 45 Rural Roseville