St Jacob, Illinois

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St Jacob, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% St Jacob Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% St Jacob Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% St Jacob Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% St Jacob Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of St Jacob, Illinois

Comparing St Jacob 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 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


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

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St Jacob Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Madison
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62281
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.713
Longitude -89.768

St Jacob 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 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
Distance 21.8 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 22.4 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
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St Jacob Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 801 100%
Male 400 49.9%
Female 401 50.1%
Under 18 223 27.8%
18+ 578 72.2%
65+ 89 11.1%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.01
White 787 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.7%

Estimated St Jacob Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 892
Growth 91
Growth % 11.4%

St Jacob 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 50%
US/American 8.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
Irish 8.2%
English 4.8%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Swiss 2.9%
Italian 2.3%
Dutch 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
Lithuanian 1.3%
European 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Finnish 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Jacob 801 $55,417
Highland 8,438 $52,240
Lebanon 3,523 $48,711
Marine 910 $44,500
Summerfield 472 $42,500
Trenton 2,610 $56,190
Troy 8,524 $59,643
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