Mcleansboro, Illinois

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Mcleansboro, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Mcleansboro Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Mcleansboro Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mcleansboro Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Mcleansboro, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6

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Mcleansboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 62859
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.093
Longitude -88.535

Mcleansboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station CARMI 3
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station MT VERNON 3 NE
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Mcleansboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,945 100%
Male 1,321 44.9%
Female 1,624 55.1%
Under 18 672 22.8%
18+ 2,273 77.2%
65+ 756 25.7%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 2.91
White 2,889 98.1%
African-American 23 0.8%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 20 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.4%

Estimated Mcleansboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,776
Growth -169
Growth % -5.7%

Mcleansboro 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
US/American 25.7%
German 21.7%
English 14.8%
Irish 10.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
French (except Basque) 5.4%
Italian 2.5%
Polish 2.1%
Swedish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
British 0.9%
Greek 0.7%
African 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crook (62859)
Delafield (62859)
Knight Prairie (62859)
Piopolis (62859)
South Crouch (62859)
Thackeray (62859)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mcleansboro 2,945 $35,296
Belle Rive 371 $41,719
Broughton 193 $21,250
Dahlgren 514 $34,886
Enfield 625 $34,125
Norris City 1,057 $29,412
Springerton 134 $30,000

Mcleansboro Public Libraries

Mccoy Memorial Library
Mcleansboro, Illinois
(618) 643-2125

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Mcleansboro Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(618) 643-2361
Emergency Service: Yes

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Mcleansboro High Schools (2004)

Serves 582 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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