Amboy, IL

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Amboy Profile


Overview

Amboy is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,356 people and just one neighborhood, Amboy is the 447th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Amboy was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Amboy is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.21% of the Amboy workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Amboy is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amboy who work in sales jobs (10.29%), office and administrative support (9.23%), and food service (7.92%).


Setting & Lifestyle

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Amboy has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Amboy a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Amboy Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Amboy is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.65% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Amboy in 2010 was $21,944, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,776 for a family of four. However, Amboy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Amboy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Amboy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Amboy include Irish, Swedish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Amboy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Amboy 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Amboy 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

AMBOY CUSD 272


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Amboy Jr High School
140 S Appleton Ave
Amboy, IL, 61310
05-08
Amboy High School
11 E Hawley St
Amboy, IL, 61310
09-12
Amboy Central Elem School
30 E Provost St
Amboy, IL, 61310
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.5% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.1% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 2.2%

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ASHTON-FRANKLIN CENTER CUSD 275


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ashton-Franklin Center Elem School
217 S Elm St
Franklin Grove, IL, 61031
PK-04
Ashton-Franklin Center High School
611 Western Ave
Ashton, IL, 61006
09-12
Ashton-Franklin Cntr Middle School
318 E South St
Franklin Grove, IL, 61031
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.7% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.0% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 2.2%

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LA MOILLE CUSD 303


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Allen Junior High School
801 S Main St
La Moille, IL, 61330
04-08
La Moille High School
801 S Main St
La Moille, IL, 61330
09-12
Van Orin Elem School
Po Box 7
Van Orin, IL, 61374
KG-03

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.4% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.9% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 2.2%

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