Demographics

People

Total Population3,045
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+1,217
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,121
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,327

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,985
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone31.7%
Median Gross Rent$629
Median House Value$87,900

Ancestry

German29.2%
Irish16.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.1%
Italian8.5%
English7.9%
Scottish4.7%
French Except Basque3.4%
Slovak3.2%
Croatian2%
Austrian1%
Polish0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.2%
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Gillespie Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyMacoupin County
Standard Zip Codes62033
Phone Area Codes2,17,618
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
Benld1,616$53,100
Eagarville154$56,250
East Gillespie214$67,639
Mount Clare266$42,500
Sawyerville276$40,714
Wilsonville690$43,625

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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