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Demographics

People

Total Population787
Male Share of the Population52.9%
Female Share of the Population47.1%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+280
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married55.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.8%
Median Earnings25+$22,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,194

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,625
% Above Poverty Level77.2%
% Below Poverty Level22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$588
Median House Value$68,400

Ancestry

German28.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
Irish7.9%
English4.1%
French Except Basque2.5%
Polish2%
Italian1.3%
Swedish0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Slovene0.3%
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Dongola Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes62926
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.36
Approximate Longitude-89.16

Dongola 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
Distance9.6 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
StationCAIRO 3 N
Distance21.5 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
StationCAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance23.8 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
Anna4,332$48,702
Cypress232$41,250
Jonesboro2,005$60,833
Pulaski206$33,250

Dongola Public Libraries

Dongola Public Library District
114 NORTH EAST FRONT STREET
Dongola, Illinois
(618) 827-3622

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Dongola Public Schools

Dongola Elementary School
1000 High St
ZIP: 62926
(618) 827-3524
Primary
Total Enrollment 147
Dongola High School
1000 High St
ZIP: 62926
(618) 827-3524
High
Total Enrollment 68
Dongola Jr High School
1000 High St
ZIP: 62926
(618) 827-3524
Middle
Total Enrollment 36

Dongola Private Schools

Mt Pleasant Mennonite School
9685 State Route 146 E
ZIP: 62926
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
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