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People

Total Population 2,080
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 1,000
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 35.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,067
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,271
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.3%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $76,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 14.1%

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

Mount Sterling Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 62353
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.987
Longitude -90.763

Mount Sterling 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 RUSHVILLE
Distance 13.7 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
Station GRIGGSVILLE
Distance 17.7 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 QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cooperstown (62353)

Hersman (62353)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clayton 613 $38,125

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

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Mount Sterling High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WESTERN ILLINOIS CORRECTIONAL CTR
P O BOX 1000
217-773-4441
A Non-traditional School
Serves 432 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 43.2

BROWN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
500 E MAIN
217-773-3345
Serves 223 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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