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Tuscola is a city in Douglas County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Tuscola. For links to other places called Tuscola, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Tuscola is 39.799N. The longitude is -88.283W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,491.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tuscola demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas 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 61953 ZIP code.
30% of Tuscola residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tuscola ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tuscola was $19,465, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Tuscola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tuscola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $799.
Libraries in Tuscola include Tuscola Public Library ... View libraries
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tuscola political report.
The average commute time for Tuscola workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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