Roxana, Illinois

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Roxana, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Roxana Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Roxana Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Roxana Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Roxana, Illinois

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Roxana Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Madison
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62084
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.848
Longitude -90.076

Roxana Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Roxana Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,547 100%
Male 742 48%
Female 805 52%
Under 18 362 23.4%
18+ 1,185 76.6%
65+ 255 16.5%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,524 98.5%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.6%

Estimated Roxana Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,504
Growth -43
Growth % -2.8%

Roxana 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 27.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
English 14.7%
US/American 14.3%
Irish 7%
French (except Basque) 6.1%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Swiss 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
Swedish 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
European 0.6%
British 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
African 0.4%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roxana 1,547 $45,500
Alton 30,496 $37,910
Bethalto 9,454 $50,764
East Alton 6,830 $35,655
Hartford 1,545 $40,652
South Roxana 1,888 $37,344
Wood River 11,296 $41,688

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(618) 254-6713
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Roxana High Schools (2004)

Serves 562 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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