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Gridley is a township in McLean County, in the Bloomington-Normal metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Gridley. For links to other places called Gridley, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gridley is 40.717N. The longitude is -88.909W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 745 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,914.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gridley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLean 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 61744 ZIP code.
42% of Gridley residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gridley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gridley was $19,372, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Gridley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gridley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $913.
McLean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gridley political report.
The average commute time for Gridley workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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