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Demographics

People

Total Population3,323
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+1,434
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,181

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,368
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone25.9%
Median Gross Rent$619
Median House Value$77,500

Ancestry

German39.5%
Irish23.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.4%
Italian11.2%
English8.1%
Polish4.2%
French Except Basque3.6%
Scottish3.3%
Slovak3%
Russian2.2%
Croatian1.7%
Austrian1.3%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Hungarian0.7%
Greek0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Gillespie Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macoupin County
Standard Zip Codes62033
Phone Area Codes217,618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.12
Approximate Longitude-89.81

Gillespie 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
Distance11.2 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
Distance18.1 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
StationVIRDEN
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benld1,572$45,000
Eagarville165$51,250
East Gillespie263$63,750
Mount Clare237$43,750

Gillespie Public Libraries

Gillespie Public Library
201 WEST CHESTNUT STREET
Gillespie, Illinois
(217) 839-3614

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Gillespie Public Schools

Ben-gil Elementary School
340 Kelly St
ZIP: 62033
(217) 839-4828
Primary
Total Enrollment 674
Gillespie High School
612 Broadway St
ZIP: 62033
(217) 839-2114
High
Total Enrollment 363
Gillespie Middle School
412 Oregon St
ZIP: 62033
(217) 839-2116
Middle
Total Enrollment 296
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