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Pontoosuc is a village in Hancock County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Pontoosuc. For links to other places called Pontoosuc, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pontoosuc is 40.628N. The longitude is -91.205W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 171.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pontoosuc demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock 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 62358 ZIP code.
23% of Pontoosuc residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pontoosuc ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pontoosuc was $14,453, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Pontoosuc residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pontoosuc, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $182. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $475.
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pontoosuc political report.
The average commute time for Pontoosuc workers is 44 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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