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People

Total Population 6,118
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,870
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 58.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,868
% Above Poverty Level 96.1%
% Below Poverty Level 3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $631
Median House Value $142,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 17.6%

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

Mount Zion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 62549
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.771
Longitude -88.874

Mount Zion 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 DECATUR
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 12.2 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
Station WINDSOR
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hervey City (62549)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethany 1,308 $52,125
Cerro Gordo 1,348 $70,404
Decatur 74,654 $50,503

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

Mount Zion Public Libraries

Library
Mt Zion District P.l.
115 W. MAIN ST.
Mount Zion, Illinois
(217) 864-3622

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Mount Zion High Schools

MT ZION HIGH SCHOOL
305 S HENDERSON ST
217-864-2363
Serves 795 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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