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People

Total Population 118
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 60
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 26%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,938
% Above Poverty Level 73.7%
% Below Poverty Level 26.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 31.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $44,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 0.8%
Irish 3.4%

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

Wheeler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles SW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 62479
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.046
Longitude -88.316

Wheeler 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 NEWTON 6 SSE
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Station EFFINGHAM
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dieterich 679 $54,500

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

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