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Limestone is a township in Peoria County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Limestone. For links to other places called Limestone, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Limestone is 40.673N. The longitude is -89.702W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,374.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Limestone demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Peoria 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 61602 ZIP code.
31% of Limestone residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Limestone ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Limestone was $20,723, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Limestone residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Limestone, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $825.
Peoria County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Limestone political report.
The average commute time for Limestone workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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