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People

Total Population 588
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 313
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,125
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $202,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 11.9%

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

Makanda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 91 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 62958
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.617
Longitude -89.208

Makanda 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 CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 9.5 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
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station DIXON SPRINGS AGR CENTER
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Midland Hills (62958)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alto Pass 402 $35,938
Anna 4,360 $45,385
Carbondale 26,192 $40,092
Cobden 1,425 $41,723
Crainville 1,287 $72,167

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

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