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Bradford is a township in Lee County, in the Dixon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bradford. For links to other places called Bradford, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bradford is 41.794N. The longitude is -89.219W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 362.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bradford 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 61031 ZIP code.
42% of Bradford residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bradford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bradford was $14,923, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Bradford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bradford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $900.
Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bradford political report.
The average commute time for Bradford workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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