Carrollton, Illinois

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Carrollton, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 14% Carrollton Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Carrollton Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Carrollton, Illinois

Comparing Carrollton 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 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 9
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Carrollton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles N of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 62016
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.302
Longitude -90.406

Carrollton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WHITE HALL 1 E
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Carrollton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,605 100%
Male 1,219 46.8%
Female 1,386 53.2%
Under 18 618 23.7%
18+ 1,987 76.3%
65+ 565 21.7%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.92
White 2,573 98.8%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 8 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 10 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.5%

Estimated Carrollton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,519
Growth -86
Growth % -3.3%

Carrollton 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 38.7%
US/American 25.9%
English 9.4%
Irish 8.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Italian 2%
Scottish 1.8%
European 1.7%
Polish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
British 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carrollton 2,605 $37,368
Eldred 211 $23,438
Greenfield 1,179 $36,908
Hillview 179 $25,625
Kampsville 302 $28,750
Kane 459 $31,250
White Hall 2,629 $31,576

Carrollton Public Libraries

Carrollton P.l.
Carrollton, Illinois
(217) 942-6715
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Carrollton Hospitals

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(217) 942-6946
Emergency Service: Yes

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Carrollton High Schools (2004)

950 3RD ST
Serves 315 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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