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Demographics

People

Total Population2,853
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+1,003
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,116
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,731
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,225
% Above Poverty Level72.5%
% Below Poverty Level27.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$666
Median House Value$64,300

Ancestry

German22.5%
Irish18.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.7%
Italian11.3%
English8.3%
French Except Basque5.6%
Polish3.8%
Welsh2.5%
Dutch1.6%
Russian1.1%
Norwegian0.8%
Czech0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Greek0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
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Christopher Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes62822
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.97
Approximate Longitude-89.05

Christopher Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches
StationMARION 4 NNE
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationCARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benton7,050$46,402
Buckner446$44,792
Orient334$35,750

Christopher Public Libraries

Christopher Public Library
202 EAST MARKET STREET
Christopher, Illinois
(618) 724-7534

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Christopher Public Schools

Christopher Elem School
501 S Snider St
ZIP: 62822
(618) 724-7604
Primary
Total Enrollment 592
Christopher High
1 Bearcat Dr
ZIP: 62822
(618) 724-9461
High
Total Enrollment 238
Christopher Jr High School
501 S Snider St
ZIP: 62822
(618) 724-7604
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