Paxton, Illinois 

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Population

4,117

-4.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

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Best Places to Live in Paxton, Illinois

College town complex - East-central Illinois, 110 miles south of Chicago. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Paxton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Paxton, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Cost of living
Educated population
Cons
Outdoor recreation
Harsh winters
Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Champaign-Urbana Metro Area

Champaign-Urbana is an agricultural center as well as home to the University of Illinois. It is a clean agricultural town well rounded by its college presence. The cities offer what one would expect from a large Big Ten university town: entertainment, top sporting events, good museums, and a mix of restaurants. The area has a strong economic base anchored by agriculture and the presence of a number of research and technology companies, some of which are affiliated with the university.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Ford County
Metro Area: Champaign-Urbana Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Paxton
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Paxton is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Paxton jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Paxton's cost of living is 24.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Paxton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Ford county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 72.5% to 25.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Paxton's population is 4,117 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Paxton is Real Estate: $86,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.4%.

SCHOOLS
Paxton public schools spend $11,108 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Paxton. More Education



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Housing Market in Paxton

It's a good time to buy in Paxton. Home Appreciation is up 3.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Paxton is $86,700.

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