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Demographics

People

Total Population2,559
Male Share of the Population40.9%
Female Share of the Population59.1%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+748
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married23.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$18,606
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$7,299
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,395
% Above Poverty Level53.5%
% Below Poverty Level46.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone49.2%
Median Gross Rent$281
Median House Value$28,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)67.8%
German9.1%
Irish6.3%
English3.4%
Dutch1.9%
African1.5%
Arab1.1%
Lebanese1%
Scottish0.7%
Czech0.6%
Italian0.5%
Barbadian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Polish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Syrian0.1%
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Cairo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Alexander County
Standard Zip Codes62914
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.99
Approximate Longitude-89.17

Cairo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCAIRO 3 N
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 41 F
Apr Temp50 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationCHARLESTON
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationBARDWELL 2 E
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Mound City624$44,750
Mounds1,054$30,938
Olmsted435$60,250
Pulaski206$33,250

Cairo Public Libraries

Cairo Public Library
1609 WASHINGTON AVENUE
Cairo, Illinois
(618) 734-1840

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More Information for Librarians

Cairo Public Schools

Cairo Elementary School
3101 Elm St
ZIP: 62914
(618) 734-1027
Primary
Total Enrollment 293
Cairo Jr/sr High School
4201 Sycamore St
ZIP: 62914
(618) 734-2187
Other
Total Enrollment 196
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