Edinburg, Illinois

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Edinburg, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Edinburg, Illinois

Comparing Edinburg 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 Women 8 6
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Age of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 7
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 4

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Edinburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Christian
Standard Zip Codes 62531
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.657
Longitude -89.389

Edinburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Edinburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,135 100%
Male 537 47.3%
Female 598 52.7%
Under 18 269 23.7%
18+ 866 76.3%
65+ 186 16.4%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,121 98.8%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Edinburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,140
Growth 5
Growth % 0.4%

Edinburg 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 28.6%
US/American 19%
English 16.6%
Irish 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
Italian 4.4%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scottish 1.4%
Dutch 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
European 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
Slovak 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Jordanian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Edenburg (62531)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Edinburg 1,135 $42,667
Bulpitt 206 $35,000
Kincaid 1,441 $40,590
Mount Auburn 515 $47,604
Rochester 2,893 $73,191
Taylorville 11,427 $43,223
Tovey 516 $39,018
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Edinburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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