Alhambra, Illinois

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Alhambra, Illinois

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High Points

Alhambra strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Alhambra Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Alhambra Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Alhambra Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Alhambra, Illinois

Comparing Alhambra to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Alhambra Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles E of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Madison
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62001
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.888
Longitude -89.731

Alhambra Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Alhambra Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 630 100%
Male 276 43.8%
Female 354 56.2%
Under 18 108 17.1%
18+ 522 82.9%
65+ 214 34%
Median Age 48.2
Average Family Size 2.9
White 622 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Alhambra Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 641
Growth 11
Growth % 1.7%

Alhambra Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 52.8%
Irish 10.4%
US/American 9.3%
English 7%
European 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Swiss 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Polish 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alhambra, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kaufman (62001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alhambra 630 $53,214
Grantfork 254 $48,750
Hamel 570 $55,694
Livingston 825 $41,563
Marine 910 $44,500
New Douglas 369 $40,833
Worden 905 $40,909
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