Royalton, Illinois

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Royalton, Illinois

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

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Comparative Profile of Royalton, Illinois

Comparing Royalton 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
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Royalton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 82 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 62983
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.876
Longitude -89.114

Royalton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station ANNA 2 NNE
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station MT VERNON 3 NE
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Royalton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,130 100%
Male 530 46.9%
Female 600 53.1%
Under 18 256 22.7%
18+ 874 77.3%
65+ 220 19.5%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.81
White 1,126 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Royalton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,171
Growth 41
Growth % 3.6%

Royalton 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 27.4%
German 11.8%
Irish 11.7%
Italian 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
English 8%
Polish 4.6%
Scottish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Lithuanian 2%
Yugoslavian 1.5%
Russian 1.2%
Slavic 1.1%
Danish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
British 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
European 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Royalton 1,130 $29,886
Cambria 1,330 $34,688
Colp 224 $14,286
Freeman Spur 273 $28,750
Herrin 11,298 $39,108
Hurst 805 $30,250
Zeigler 1,669 $30,776

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1. Lake City, Tennessee 84.3   36.3% 23.5% 6% 27 $21,895 5.3% 1.2% 1,888 32% 73.1 0.7% 5.3
2. Warsaw, Missouri 81.9   39.2% 27.2% 11.5% 23 $33,068 5.9% 1.6% 2,070 18.5% 65.2 1.6% 4.8
3. Chapmanville, West Virginia 79.9   41.7% 19.9% 11.8% 29 $38,250 5.1% 1.2% 1,211 20.3% 44.6 0.9% 9.1
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