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Overview

Introduction to Mascoutah, Illinois

Mascoutah, Illinois, in St Clair county, is 28 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is part of the Saint Louis metropolitan statistical area. About 5,659 people live in Mascoutah.

Mascoutah History

Established in 1837 as the town of Mechanicsburgh, Mascoutah was later adopted as the town’s name after the post office was moved from Jefferson to Mascoutah for the purpose of regular mail delivery. The name Mascoutah came from Mascoutens, a well-known Native American tribe that once resided in Michigan. Some of the early settlers of this region were August Conradi, Theodore Hilgard, Theodore J. Krafft, John Flanagan and Gustav Heimberger.

Mascoutah and nearby Attractions

  • Cahokia Mounds
  • Frank Holten State Recreation Area
  • Heritage House Museum
  • Gateway Arch
  • Missouri Botanical Garden

Things To Do In Mascoutah

The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame is accessible from Macoutah. The Cahokia Mounds, yjr Campbell House, yjr Chatillon-Demenil Mansion and yjr Scott Joplin House State Historic Site are some of the local museums and historical sites. The Campbell House was the mansion of a rich fur trader, Robert Campbell. Local parks include the Frank Holten State Recreation Area, the Illinois Caverns State Natural Area and the Peabody River State Fish & Wildlife Area. Local celebrations include the Mascoutah Festival, which is held every August.

Mascoutah Transportation

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is nearby.

Mascoutah Higher Education

Colleges near Mascoutah include the Aquinas Institute of Theology, Concordia Seminary and the Covenant Theological Seminary.

People

Total Population 7,675
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,383
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.7%
Median Earnings25+ $36,121
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,543

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,402
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $929
Median House Value $146,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 18%

Mascoutah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Clair
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62258
Company Zip Codes 62224
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.49
Longitude -89.793

Mascoutah 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 BELLEVILLE SIU RESEARCH
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station WATERLOO
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station CARLYLE RESERVOIR
Distance 25.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fayetteville 441 $46,875
Freeburg 4,252 $101,200

Mascoutah Public Libraries

Library
Mascoutah P.l.
3 WEST CHURCH STREET
Mascoutah, Illinois
(618) 566-2562

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Mascoutah High Schools

MASCOUTAH HIGH SCHOOL
1313 W MAIN ST
618-566-8523
Serves 905 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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