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People

Total Population 203
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 81
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,125
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.3%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $65,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 21.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buncombe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 62912
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.471
Longitude -88.976

Buncombe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANNA 2 NNE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station CAIRO 3 N
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Elvira (62912)

Lick Creek (62912)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belknap 54 $0
Creal Springs 446 $39,679
Cypress 247 $43,750
Goreville 1,206 $51,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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