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People

Total Population 5,830
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,863
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 60.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.1%
Median Earnings25+ $46,039
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,808
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,357
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $686
Median House Value $137,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 17.5%

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 1,269 $49,583
Cerro Gordo 1,298 $70,208
Decatur 75,088 $49,847

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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