Grand Tower strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Grand Tower to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|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 StationsNotes:
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.99|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||589|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||12.6%|
|French (except Basque)||10.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Grand Tower, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Howardton (62942)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Grand Tower P.l.
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Grand Tower, Illinois
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