Goreville, Illinois

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Goreville, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Goreville, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Goreville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 62939
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.554
Longitude -88.972

Goreville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MARION 4 NNE
Distance 15.2 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 16 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
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Goreville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 938 100%
Male 441 47%
Female 497 53%
Under 18 227 24.2%
18+ 711 75.8%
65+ 170 18.1%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.83
White 925 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 9 1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.1%

Estimated Goreville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 970
Growth 32
Growth % 3.4%

Goreville 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 33.8%
English 17%
German 15%
Irish 14.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Polish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Swedish 1.7%
Welsh 1.5%
Italian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Bulgarian 0.5%
Scottish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Eagle Point Bay (62939)
Pulleys Mill (62939)

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)
Goreville 938 $42,563
Buncombe 186 $33,472
Creal Springs 702 $29,583
Cypress 271 $37,813
Marion 16,035 $39,275
New Burnside 242 $32,273
Vienna 1,234 $31,250
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Goreville High Schools (2004)

Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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