South Roxana, Illinois

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South Roxana, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of South Roxana, Illinois

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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South Roxana Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 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 62087
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.829
Longitude -90.062

South 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 4.8 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 24.3 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 24.5 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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South Roxana Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,888 100%
Male 926 49%
Female 962 51%
Under 18 544 28.8%
18+ 1,344 71.2%
65+ 194 10.3%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.08
White 1,844 97.7%
African-American 6 0.3%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 18 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 0.8%

Estimated South Roxana Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,826
Growth -62
Growth % -3.3%

South 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 20.9%
Irish 19.4%
US/American 19%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
English 11.3%
Italian 4.9%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Dutch 2.2%
Polish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Swedish 0.6%
Scottish 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
European 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
South Roxana 1,888 $37,344
Bethalto 9,454 $50,764
East Alton 6,830 $35,655
Hartford 1,545 $40,652
Pontoon Beach 5,620 $45,947
Roxana 1,547 $45,500
Wood River 11,296 $41,688
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