Mound City, Illinois

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Mound City, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Mound City Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Mound City Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Mound City Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Mound City Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Mound City, Illinois

Comparing Mound City 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
Racial Diversity 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Working at Home 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 8
People Living Alone 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 9

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Mound City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 103 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Pulaski
Standard Zip Codes 62963
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.085
Longitude -89.162

Mound City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CAIRO 3 N
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station BARDWELL 2 E
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
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Mound City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 692 100%
Male 289 41.8%
Female 403 58.2%
Under 18 225 32.5%
18+ 467 67.5%
65+ 82 11.8%
Median Age 30.4
Average Family Size 3.12
White 343 49.6%
African-American 343 49.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.2%

Estimated Mound City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 633
Growth -59
Growth % -8.5%

Mound City 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.1%
US/American 34.1%
German 7.4%
English 2%
Irish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
European 1%
Polish 0.6%
African 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mound City 692 $22,143
Cairo 3,632 $28,242
Mounds 1,117 $20,125
Olmsted 299 $32,188
Pulaski 274 $28,250
Tamms 724 $28,214
Ullin 779 $31,979

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