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People

Total Population 913
Male Share of the Population 54.5%
Female Share of the Population 45.5%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 290
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,769
% Above Poverty Level 73%
% Below Poverty Level 27%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.2%
Median Gross Rent $552
Median House Value $67,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 8.1%

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

Dongola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 97 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 62926
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.361
Longitude -89.165

Dongola 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 9.6 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 CAIRO 3 N
Distance 21.5 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
Station CAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wetaug (62926)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anna 4,360 $45,385
Cypress 247 $43,750

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

Dongola Public Libraries

Library
Dongola P.l.d.
114 N FRONT STREET
Dongola, Illinois
(618) 827-3622

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Dongola High Schools

DONGOLA HIGH SCHOOL
R R 1 BOX 190
618-827-3524
A Title I School.
Serves 92 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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