Elkville, Illinois

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Elkville, Illinois

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Elkville, Illinois

Comparing Elkville 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
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
People Above Poverty 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 6
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 5 6
People Living Alone 3 3

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Elkville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 75 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 62932
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.91
Longitude -89.235

Elkville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • 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 5.4 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 20.9 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 ANNA 2 NNE
Distance 29.5 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
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Elkville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,001 100%
Male 494 49.4%
Female 507 50.6%
Under 18 265 26.5%
18+ 736 73.5%
65+ 143 14.3%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 2.91
White 951 95%
African-American 29 2.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.8%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.9%

Estimated Elkville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 939
Growth -62
Growth % -6.2%

Elkville 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 26.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 14.2%
English 11.6%
Irish 10.9%
Dutch 6.1%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Norwegian 2.1%
Scottish 2%
Italian 1.7%
Welsh 1.3%
Hungarian 1%
Polish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
European 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Chamnesstown (62932)
Hallidayboro (62932)

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)
Elkville 1,001 $30,417
Bush 257 $28,333
De Soto 1,653 $34,929
Dowell 441 $28,958
Du Quoin 6,448 $37,688
Royalton 1,130 $29,886
Vergennes 491 $39,028

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Elkville High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 217 514 S 6TH
Serves 147 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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