Irvington, Illinois

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Irvington, Illinois

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 11% Irvington Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Irvington, Illinois

Comparing Irvington 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Racial Diversity 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
People Living Alone 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Irvington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 61 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62848
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.439
Longitude -89.162

Irvington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station SALEM
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Irvington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 736 100%
Male 373 50.7%
Female 363 49.3%
Under 18 213 28.9%
18+ 523 71.1%
65+ 94 12.8%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.03
White 717 97.4%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Irvington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 699
Growth -37
Growth % -5%

Irvington 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 50.5%
Irish 10.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
US/American 8.6%
English 6.8%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Italian 2.7%
Polish 2.5%
European 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
Albanian 0.8%
Belgian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Irvington 736 $51,250
Ashley 613 $41,000
Central City 1,371 $36,518
Centralia 14,136 $39,123
Hoyleton 520 $50,357
Richview 308 $39,000
Wamac 1,378 $28,490
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