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Amboy is a township in Lee County, in the Dixon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Amboy. For links to other places called Amboy, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Amboy is 41.714N. The longitude is -89.328W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,230.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Amboy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61310 ZIP code.
36% of Amboy residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amboy ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amboy was $18,542, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Amboy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Amboy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $807.
Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amboy political report.
The average commute time for Amboy workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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