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Overview

Introduction to Glen Carbon, Illinois

Glen Carbon, Illinois, in Madison county, is 18 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri . The village is in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Glen Carbon History

In 1801 Colonel Samuel Judy received a military grant for 100 acres of land on a plot just north of Judy's Creek. Judy became the first permanent settler of Madison County. The land was originally known as Goshen Settlement after the biblical land of Goshen. Glen Carbon was incorporated in 1892.

Glen Carbon and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Hillcrest
  • Miner Park
  • Glenn Carbon Historic Preservation Commission
  • Saint Thomas Episcopal Church
  • Sunset Hills Memorial Estates Cemetery

Things To Do In Glen Carbon

The lakes in the area, Hillcrest and Lakewood, provide boating and fishing facilities. Miner Park also has an abundance of greenery and a peaceful atmosphere.

Glen Carbon Transportation

St. Louis Regional Airport is the nearest major airport.

Glen Carbon Higher Education

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Lewis and Clark Community College and Saint Louis University provide higher education to the people of Glen Carbon.

People

Total Population 12,882
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 6,290
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50%
Median Earnings25+ $45,821
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,276

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,879
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $875
Median House Value $202,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0.3%
English 13.7%
Irish 10%

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

Glen Carbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Madison
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62034
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.748
Longitude -89.983

Glen Carbon 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 ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station ST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station BELLEVILLE SIU RESEARCH
Distance 17.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Collinsville 25,025 $62,386
Edwardsville 24,896 $93,054

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

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