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People

Total Population 1,330
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 491
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 50.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,361
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $378
Median House Value $60,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.5%
US/American 0%
English 20%
Irish 25.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Shawneetown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Gallatin
Standard Zip Codes 62984
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.713
Longitude -88.186

Shawneetown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HARRISBURG
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station CARMI 3
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station HENDERSON 7 SSW
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bowlesville (62984)

Gold Hill (62984)

Shawnee (62984)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Equality 551 $53,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Shawneetown P.l.
320 N. LINCOLN BLVD. EAST
Shawneetown, Illinois
(618) 269-3761

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