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People

Total Population 1,959
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 750
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,889
% Above Poverty Level 82.3%
% Below Poverty Level 17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $541
Median House Value $70,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 17.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sesser Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 76 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 62884
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.091
Longitude -89.05

Sesser Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BENTON 2 N
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sesser, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Goode (62884)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckner 428 $32,159
Christopher 2,876 $43,438

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sesser Public Libraries

Library
Sesser P.l.
303 WEST FRANKLIN STREET
Sesser, Illinois
(618) 625-6566

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Sesser High Schools

SESSER-VALIER HIGH SCHOOL
4626 ST HWY 154
618-625-5105
Serves 207 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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