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Oglesby is a city in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.
The community was named after Gov. Richard J. Oglesby
The latitude of Oglesby is 41.295N. The longitude is -89.059W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,634.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oglesby demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Salle 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 61348 ZIP code.
23% of Oglesby residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oglesby ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oglesby was $18,674, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Oglesby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oglesby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.
Libraries in Oglesby include Oglesby Public Library ... View libraries
La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oglesby political report.
The average commute time for Oglesby workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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