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Viola is a township in Lee County, in the Dixon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Viola. For links to other places called Viola, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Viola is 41.756N. The longitude is -89.113W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 279.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Viola 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 60553 ZIP code.
36% of Viola residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Viola ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Viola was $20,502, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Viola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Viola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $354. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,344.
Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Viola political report.
The average commute time for Viola workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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