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People

Total Population 1,043
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 414
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 57.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,694
% Above Poverty Level 87.1%
% Below Poverty Level 12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $534
Median House Value $65,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 9.6%

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

Meredosia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 62665
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.831
Longitude -90.559

Meredosia 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 GRIGGSVILLE
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station JACKSONVILLE 2 E
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station RUSHVILLE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sweet Water (62665)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluffs 795 $52,885
Chapin 479 $54,688
Concord 186 $50,000

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

Meredosia Public Libraries

Library
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304 MAIN
Meredosia, Illinois
(217) 584-1571

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Meredosia High Schools

MEREDOSIA-CHAMBERSBURG HIGH SCH
PO BOX 440
217-584-1291
Serves 99 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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