Freeburg, Illinois

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Freeburg, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Freeburg Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Freeburg People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Freeburg Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Freeburg Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Freeburg, Illinois

Comparing Freeburg 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 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Age of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 5 6
Working at Home 4 4
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4

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Freeburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 24 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Clair
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62243
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.427
Longitude -89.913

Freeburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station SPARTA 1 W
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
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Freeburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,872 100%
Male 1,854 47.9%
Female 2,018 52.1%
Under 18 1,051 27.1%
18+ 2,821 72.9%
65+ 566 14.6%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.08
White 3,816 98.6%
African-American 6 0.2%
Asian 8 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.3%
Other 8 0.2%
Mixed Race 19 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 43 1.1%

Estimated Freeburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,092
Growth 220
Growth % 5.7%

Freeburg 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 52.7%
Irish 11.7%
English 10.9%
Polish 5.1%
US/American 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Italian 1.8%
European 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
British 1.1%
Hungarian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Croatian 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Freeburg 3,872 $57,632
Belleville 41,410 $46,426
Fayetteville 384 $37,500
Mascoutah 5,659 $55,018
New Athens 1,981 $49,236
Shiloh 7,643 $67,054
Smithton 2,248 $59,875

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Freeburg High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 688 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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