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People

Total Population 3,539
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,584
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,028
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $651
Median House Value $84,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 9.9%

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

Virden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62690
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.5
Longitude -89.767

Virden 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 VIRDEN
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 4,870 $69,604
Divernon 1,292 $57,813
Farmersville 569 $57,344
Girard 1,805 $47,266

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

Virden Public Libraries

Library
Grand Prairie Of The West Pld
142 WEST JACKSON STREET
Virden, Illinois
(217) 965-3015

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Virden High Schools

VIRDEN HIGH SCHOOL
231 W FORTUNE ST
217-965-4127
Serves 261 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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