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People

Total Population 1,351
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 475
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 33.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,000
% Above Poverty Level 67.8%
% Below Poverty Level 32.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $24,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 13.8%

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

Wamac Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 63 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 62801
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.52
Longitude -89.12

Wamac 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 SALEM
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station CARLYLE RESERVOIR
Distance 15.5 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
Station VANDALIA
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cravat (62801)

Finney Heights (62801)

Raccoon (62801)

Suburban Heights (62801)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centralia 12,798 $47,269

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

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