Aviston, Illinois

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Aviston, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Aviston Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Aviston People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Aviston Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Aviston, Illinois

Comparing Aviston 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Senior Citizens 7 7
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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Aviston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 36 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Clinton
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62216
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.606
Longitude -89.607

Aviston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.1 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
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Distance 32.7 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
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Aviston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,231 100%
Male 601 48.8%
Female 630 51.2%
Under 18 304 24.7%
18+ 927 75.3%
65+ 219 17.8%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 2.99
White 1,214 98.6%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.7%

Estimated Aviston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,540
Growth 309
Growth % 25.1%

Aviston 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 81.2%
US/American 4.3%
English 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Italian 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Irish 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Scottish 1%
Swedish 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Aviston 1,231 $58,375
Albers 878 $57,625
Breese 4,048 $54,242
Damiansville 368 $53,250
Germantown 1,118 $56,563
New Baden 3,001 $53,347
Trenton 2,610 $56,190
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