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Demographics

People

Total Population503
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+142
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married43.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.6%
Median Earnings25+$25,208
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,861
% Above Poverty Level81.3%
% Below Poverty Level18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.7%
Median Gross Rent$503
Median House Value$44,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.5%
German17.5%
Irish17.5%
Italian7.4%
English5.6%
French Except Basque4.2%
Dutch4.2%
Scottish3.4%
Welsh2%
Hungarian1.4%
Russian1.2%
Norwegian0.6%
Polish0.4%
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Grand Tower Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes62942
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.63
Approximate Longitude-89.5

Grand Tower 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
Distance16.8 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
Distance20 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
Distance27.5 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
Carbondale26,196$50,303
Cobden1,217$44,769
Gorham151$55,417
Makanda611$68,750
Murphysboro7,952$47,381

Grand Tower Public Schools

Shawnee Elem School - North
504 2nd St
ZIP: 62942
(618) 565-2211
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