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People

Total Population 576
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 241
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,875
% Above Poverty Level 71.4%
% Below Poverty Level 28.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 10.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $579
Median House Value $59,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 5.2%

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

Farina Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 62838
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.834
Longitude -88.772

Farina 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 FLORA 5 NW
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station VANDALIA
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station EFFINGHAM
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 371 $34,531
Edgewood 507 $53,750

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

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Farina High Schools

SOUTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
RR 2 BOX 9-1
618-245-3363
Serves 269 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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