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Overview

Introduction to Shiloh, Illinois

Shiloh, Illinois, in St Clair county, is 21 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri. Shiloh is part of the surrounding Saint Louis metro area.

Shiloh History

St. Clair County was the first county to be established in the state of Illinois. It was established in 1790 and named after Arthur St. Clair, the Governor of Northwest County. About two-thirds of present-day Illinois was covered in its original boundaries.

Shiloh and nearby Attractions

  • Eugene Field House and Toy Museum
  • Cahokia Mounds
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
  • Pere Marquette State Park
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Illinois Caverns State Natural Area

Things To Do In Shiloh

The Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area, the Washington County State Recreation Area, the Frank Holten State Recreation Area and the Pyramid State Recreation Area are all located nearby. Local museums include the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Saint Louis Science Center, the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame, and the Carondelet Historic Center.

Shiloh Transportation

Lambert-St.Louis International Airport is nearby.

Shiloh Higher Education

Southwestern Illinois College, Washington University and Lewis and Clark Community College are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,050
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+6,947
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.6%
Median Earnings25+$50,683
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,446
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,775

Wealth

Median Family Income$110,711
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$936
Median House Value$214,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.2%
German26.7%
Irish12.3%
English10.4%
French Except Basque4.1%
Italian3.8%
Polish1.8%
Scottish1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Greek1%
Danishn1%
West Indian0.9%
African0.8%
Czech0.8%
Haitian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Russian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Shiloh Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Clair County
Standard Zip Codes62269
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.59
Approximate Longitude-89.91

Shiloh Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBELLEVILLE SIU RESEARCH
Distance4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches
StationST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 66 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationWATERLOO
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp45 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belleville42,729$61,179
Fairview Heights16,793$74,466
Lebanon4,369$64,972
Mascoutah7,917$83,856

Shiloh Public Schools

Shiloh Elementary School
125 Diamond Ct
ZIP: 62269
(618) 632-7434
Primary
Total Enrollment 315
Shiloh Middle School
1 Wildcat Xing
ZIP: 62269
(618) 632-7434
Middle
Total Enrollment 258
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