Mount Auburn, Illinois

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Mount Auburn, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 4% trophy Mount Auburn Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 5% trophy Mount Auburn People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 13% Mount Auburn Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Mount Auburn Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mount Auburn, Illinois

Comparing Mount Auburn 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Senior Citizens 6 6
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 8 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 7
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Mount Auburn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Christian
Standard Zip Codes 62547
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.766
Longitude -89.261

Mount Auburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Mount Auburn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 515 100%
Male 237 46%
Female 278 54%
Under 18 104 20.2%
18+ 411 79.8%
65+ 83 16.1%
Median Age 40.7
Average Family Size 2.77
White 505 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Mount Auburn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 540
Growth 25
Growth % 4.9%

Mount Auburn 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 34.7%
German 24.7%
Irish 11.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
English 6.7%
Italian 5%
French Canadian 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Dutch 1.4%
Czech 1.1%
Swedish 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Auburn 515 $47,604
Blue Mound 1,129 $49,432
Edinburg 1,135 $42,667
Illiopolis 916 $52,898
Mechanicsburg 456 $42,212
Niantic 738 $42,500
Stonington 960 $41,923
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