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People

Total Population 1,657
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 673
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,917
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $65,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 19.4%

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

Benld Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62009
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.092
Longitude -89.803

Benld 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 CARLINVILLE
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station HILLSBORO
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 26.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eagarville 169 $62,083
Gillespie 3,310 $47,944

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

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Frank Bertetti Benld P.l.
308 EAST CENTRAL
Benld, Illinois
(217) 835-4045
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