Medora, Illinois

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Medora, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Medora Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Medora Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Medora, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 9 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Medora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles N of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jersey
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62063
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -90.16

Medora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
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Medora Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 501 100%
Male 233 46.5%
Female 268 53.5%
Under 18 164 32.7%
18+ 337 67.3%
65+ 61 12.2%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 3.39
White 485 96.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 6 1.2%
Mixed Race 8 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.6%

Estimated Medora Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 498
Growth -3
Growth % -0.6%

Medora 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 30.9%
US/American 19.5%
English 18.8%
Irish 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
Italian 5.7%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kemper (62063)
Summerville (62063)

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)
Medora 501 $28,750
Chesterfield 223 $34,375
Fidelity 105 $17,083
Greenfield 1,179 $36,908
Kane 459 $31,250
Rockbridge 189 $36,250
Shipman 655 $41,250
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