|Male Share of the Population||49.9%|
|Female Share of the Population||50.1%|
|Employed Population 16+||132|
|Age of the Population||54|
|% of people married||40.8%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||6.1%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$45,417|
|% Above Poverty Level||73.8%|
|% Below Poverty Level||26.2%|
|Average Commute Time||28 minutes|
|% Working from Home||%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||3.8%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||48.7%|
|Median Gross Rent||$342|
|Median House Value||$46,300|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||19.3%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Large City||81 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri|
|Standard Zip Codes||62942|
|Phone Area Codes||618|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||ANNA 2 NNE|
|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|
|Station||CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT|
|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|
|Station||CAPE GIRARDEAU AP|
|Jan Temp||24 to 41 F|
|Apr Temp||46 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||69 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||46.5 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, Grand Tower, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Red Town (62942)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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