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Worth is a township in Woodford County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Worth. For links to other places called Worth, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Worth is 40.785N. The longitude is -89.454W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,285.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Worth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Woodford 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 61548 ZIP code.
37% of Worth residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Worth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Worth was $26,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Worth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Worth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $477. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,258.
Woodford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Worth political report.
The average commute time for Worth workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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