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Demographics

People

Total Population1,217
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+506
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married41.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,364
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,208
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,769
% Above Poverty Level79.9%
% Below Poverty Level20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone20.5%
Median Gross Rent$413
Median House Value$82,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.4%
German22.1%
Irish12.5%
English6.3%
Dutch4.6%
French Except Basque3.2%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Norwegian1.4%
Portuguese0.7%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Cobden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes62920
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.53
Approximate Longitude-89.25

Cobden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANNA 2 NNE
Distance3.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationCARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance15.8 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
StationCAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alto Pass297$38,750
Anna4,264$48,622
Carbondale26,196$50,303
Dongola813$40,208
Jonesboro1,985$59,000
Makanda611$68,750

Cobden Public Schools

Cobden Elem School
413 N Appleknocker St
ZIP: 62920
(618) 893-2311
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Cobden High School
413 N Appleknocker St
ZIP: 62920
(618) 893-4031
High
Total Enrollment 167
Cobden Jr High School
413 N Appleknocker St
ZIP: 62920
(618) 893-4031
Middle
Total Enrollment 139
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