Odin, Illinois

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Odin, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Odin Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 16% Odin Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Odin, Illinois

Comparing Odin 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
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Age of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7

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Odin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 66 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 62870
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.617
Longitude -89.052

Odin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALEM
Distance 6 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
Distance 17 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 FLORA 5 NW
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Odin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,122 100%
Male 510 45.5%
Female 612 54.5%
Under 18 283 25.2%
18+ 839 74.8%
65+ 222 19.8%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,105 98.5%
African-American 7 0.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.8%

Estimated Odin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,082
Growth -40
Growth % -3.6%

Odin 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 34.8%
Irish 17.2%
German 16.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
English 7.7%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Italian 2%
Austrian 1.2%
Russian 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Swedish 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Odin 1,122 $38,400
Central City 1,371 $36,518
Centralia 14,136 $39,123
Junction City 559 $40,000
Salem 7,909 $42,070
Sandoval 1,434 $35,700
Wamac 1,378 $28,490
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Odin High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 250
Serves 94 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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