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Tampico is a village in Whiteside County, in the Sterling metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Tampico. For links to other places called Tampico, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Tampico is 41.630N. The longitude is -89.786W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 747.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tampico demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whiteside 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 61283 ZIP code.
31% of Tampico residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tampico ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tampico was $14,467, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Tampico residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tampico, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Whiteside County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tampico political report.
The average commute time for Tampico workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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