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Goodland is a town in Newton County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Goodland is 40.763N. The longitude is -87.293W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 722 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,096.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Goodland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton 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 47948 ZIP code.
30% of Goodland residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goodland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goodland was $15,715, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Goodland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Goodland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $682.
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goodland political report.
The average commute time for Goodland workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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