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People

Total Population 1,131
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 366
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 35.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,250
% Above Poverty Level 64.8%
% Below Poverty Level 35.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $448
Median House Value $44,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.1%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 4%

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

Mounds Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 105 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Pulaski
Standard Zip Codes 62964
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.114
Longitude -89.197

Mounds 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 CAIRO 3 N
Distance 4.5 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
Station CHARLESTON
Distance 15.1 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 19.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Meridian Heights (62964)

North Mounds (62964)

Spencer Heights (62964)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cairo 2,758 $28,750

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

Mounds Public Libraries

Library
Mounds P.l.
130 S. BLANCHE
Mounds, Illinois
(618) 745-6610

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Mounds High Schools

MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL
1401 MOUNDS RD
618-342-6778
A Title I School.
Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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