Makanda, Illinois

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Makanda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 419 100%
Male 234 55.8%
Female 185 44.2%
Under 18 91 21.7%
18+ 328 78.3%
65+ 51 12.2%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.88
White 403 96.2%
African-American 11 2.6%
Asian 2 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.5%

Estimated Makanda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 416
Growth -3
Growth % -0.7%

Makanda 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 18.7%
Irish 13.6%
US/American 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Dutch 7.7%
English 7.4%
French (except Basque) 5.3%
African 5.3%
Polish 4.7%
Swedish 2.4%
Italian 2.4%
French Canadian 2.1%
Latvian 1.8%
Russian 1.5%
Czech 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Austrian 1.2%
Greek 0.9%
Slovak 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
Danish 0.6%
European 0.6%
Croatian 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
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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)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Makanda 419 $51,250
Alto Pass 388 $36,406
Anna 5,136 $30,912
Carbondale 20,681 $34,601
Cobden 1,116 $32,500
Crainville 992 $48,021
Jonesboro 1,853 $40,066
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