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People

Total Population 3,600
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,714
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $29,845
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,063
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,730

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,094
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $678
Median House Value $83,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 9.3%

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 5,004 $68,420
Divernon 1,363 $62,750
Farmersville 568 $57,045
Girard 1,804 $47,750

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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