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Demographics

People

Total Population1,572
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+646
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.3%
Median Earnings25+$24,141
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,000
% Above Poverty Level78.4%
% Below Poverty Level21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$710
Median House Value$66,000

Ancestry

German28.4%
Irish16.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.8%
Italian11.2%
Polish4.3%
Dutch4.1%
Scottish3.8%
French Except Basque3.8%
Slovak3.7%
English2.9%
Croatian2.6%
Russian1.8%
Welsh1.7%
Swiss1.6%
Belgian1.2%
Lithuanian1.1%
Swedish1%
Greek0.4%
Austrian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
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Benld Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macoupin County
Standard Zip Codes62009
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.09
Approximate Longitude-89.8

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)

StationCARLINVILLE
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationHILLSBORO
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches
StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp45 to 64 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eagarville165$51,250
Gillespie3,323$50,368
Mount Clare237$43,750

Benld Public Libraries

Frank Bertetti Benld Public Library
308 EAST CENTRAL AVENUE
Benld, Illinois
(217) 835-4045

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