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Jefferson County, Illinois

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Population:

  • Total Population: 40,045
  • Males: 20,426
  • Females: 19,619

Ethnicity:

  • White: 35,579
  • Black/African American: 3,195
  • Hispanic: 585
  • Native American/Eskimo: 87
  • Asian: 101
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 9
  • Other: 30
  • 2 or more: 459

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (36,605)
  2. Spanish (540)
  3. German (150)
  4. Pennsylvania Dutch (90)
  5. French (75)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 332

  1. Mexico (39)
  2. Germany (38)
  3. Canada (36)
  4. United Kingdom (30)
  5. Jordan (20)
  6. Panama (18)
  7. Thailand (17)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (10,356)
  2. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (3,016)
  3. Catholic Church (2,414)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (2,033)
  5. National Association of Free Will Baptists (736)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 14,057
    • Sensory: 1,313
    • Physical: 3,842
    • Mental: 2,006
    • Self-care: 1,258
    • Go outside home: 2,663
    • Employment: 2,617

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 321

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 15,374
    • Utility gas: 7,001
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,812
    • Electricity: 3,819
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 114
    • Coal or Coke: 6
    • Wood: 557
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 52
    • No fuel used: 13

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 29,797
    • No vehicle: 2,446
    • 1 or more vehicle: 27,351

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 191
    • No High School: 2,208
    • Some High School: 3,783
    • High School: 8,838
    • Some College: 6,137
    • Associate's Degree: 2,016
    • College Degree: 2,377
    • Master's Degree: 824
    • Professional Degree: 329
    • Doctoral Degree: 138

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 15,374
    • Owners with phone: 11,074
    • Owners without phone: 363
    • Renters with phone: 3,424
    • Renters without phone: 513

    10 closest counties:

    1. Marion County, Illinois
    2. Franklin County, Illinois
    3. Hamilton County, Illinois
    4. Washington County, Illinois
    5. Perry County, Illinois
    6. Wayne County, Illinois
    7. Williamson County, Illinois
    8. Clinton County, Illinois
    9. Clay County, Illinois
    10. Saline County, Illinois

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    62810, 62814, 62816, 62830, 62846, 62864, 62866, 62872, 62883, 62889, 62894, 62898

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WDHS ( TV) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KREG-TV (60 TV) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WDTV (76 TV) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WMIX-FM (94.1 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WSSQ (94.3 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KBOM (94.7 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WZZT (95.1 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM) MT. VERNON, IL
    • WRXX (95.3 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KRNQ (96.3 FM) MT. VERNON, IL
    • KBXB (97.9 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WISH-FM (98.9 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KGMO (100.7 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WREZ (105.5 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KZNM (106.7 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WZZL (106.7 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WDML (106.9 FM) MT. VERNON, IL
    • KQBA (107.5 FM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WMOK (920 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WMIX (940 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WILY (1210 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • WSDR (1240 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KTRC (1260 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KOKX (1310 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KVSF (1400 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KRHW (1520 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • KAPE (1550 AM) MOUNT VERNON, IL
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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