Equality, Illinois

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Equality, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Equality Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Equality Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Equality, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 3 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 8 9
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Equality Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Gallatin
Standard Zip Codes 62934
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.733
Longitude -88.343

Equality Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station CARMI 3
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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Equality Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 721 100%
Male 351 48.7%
Female 370 51.3%
Under 18 175 24.3%
18+ 546 75.7%
65+ 128 17.8%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.9
White 715 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.7%

Estimated Equality Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 687
Growth -34
Growth % -4.7%

Equality 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
US/American 47.9%
German 15.9%
Irish 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
English 6.2%
French (except Basque) 5%
Italian 2.1%
Welsh 1.4%
Polish 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Equality 721 $27,625
Eldorado 4,534 $30,861
Harrisburg 9,860 $35,667
Junction 139 $34,219
Omaha 263 $36,250
Ridgway 928 $36,786
Shawneetown 1,410 $33,500
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Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.

  • Programs: Master of Public Health
  • Degrees: Master

Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool)—The Original Information School—is proud of its position as a leader in the field.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
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