Okawville, Illinois

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Okawville, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Okawville, Illinois

Comparing Okawville 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 Men 8 6
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Okawville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 41 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 62271
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.434
Longitude -89.55

Okawville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 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 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
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Okawville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,355 100%
Male 669 49.4%
Female 686 50.6%
Under 18 336 24.8%
18+ 1,019 75.2%
65+ 239 17.6%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,331 98.2%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Okawville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,333
Growth -22
Growth % -1.6%

Okawville 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 61.9%
US/American 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Irish 5.4%
English 3.2%
Polish 2.9%
Italian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Finnish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
European 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Iranian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Covington (62271)

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)
Okawville 1,355 $50,089
Addieville 267 $51,875
Albers 878 $57,625
Bartelso 593 $55,972
Damiansville 368 $53,250
Germantown 1,118 $56,563
Venedy 137 $42,222
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Okawville High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 127
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 361 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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