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People

Total Population 2,828
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 995
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.6%
Median Earnings25+ $27,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,861
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,466
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $560
Median House Value $48,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 13.2%

Christopher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 80 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 62822
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.972
Longitude -89.053

Christopher 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 DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station MARION 4 NNE
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 16.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benton 7,185 $38,698
Buckner 522 $38,125

Christopher Public Libraries

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Christopher P.l.
202 E. MARKET
Christopher, Illinois
(618) 724-7534

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1 BEARCAT DRIVE
618-724-9461
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Serves 229 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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