Nashville, Illinois

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Nashville, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 10% Nashville Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Nashville Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Nashville Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Nashville Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Nashville People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Nashville College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Nashville Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Nashville, Illinois

Comparing Nashville 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 8
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5

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Nashville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 52 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 62263
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.343
Longitude -89.38

Nashville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station SALEM
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Nashville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,147 100%
Male 1,465 46.6%
Female 1,682 53.4%
Under 18 773 24.6%
18+ 2,374 75.4%
65+ 575 18.3%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 2.92
White 3,107 98.7%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 12 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 10 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 0.8%

Estimated Nashville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,083
Growth -64
Growth % -2%

Nashville 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
German 48.6%
US/American 14.3%
Polish 13.1%
English 6.3%
Irish 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Welsh 1.2%
Italian 1%
European 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
British 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Beaucoup (62263)
Pilot Knob (62263)
Todds Mill (62263)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nashville 3,147 $51,875
Addieville 267 $51,875
Ashley 613 $41,000
Hoyleton 520 $50,357
New Minden 204 $45,417
Oakdale 213 $45,000
Richview 308 $39,000

Nashville Public Libraries

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(618) 327-3827
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Nashville High Schools (2004)

1300 S MILL ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 547 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

Nashville Colleges

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