Real Estate Market Update for Jefferson County, IL
Map Information for Jefferson County, IL
Area Information for Jefferson County, IL
  • Population: 38,537
  • Median Age: 39.61 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16.06 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6.5%
  • Population Density: 67/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -3.77%
  • Closest Airport: Williamson County Regional
  • Closest College: Siu-college Of Applied Sciences And Arts
  • Closest Jr. College: Rend Lake College
  • Median Household Income: $41,744
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15.91%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.79 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $78,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Cardinals
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 23%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Jefferson County, IL
Median Age: 39.61 Married: 35% Number of Households: 15,361 Households with Children: 4,578
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Jefferson County, IL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      J L Buford Intermediate Education Center 1.2 mi Public 4-5 1 0
      Bethel Grade School 1.4 mi Public K-8 1 0
      Mount Vernon Christian School 1.6 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Dr Andy Hall Early Educ Ctr 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Mount Vernon District 80 Primary Center 1.6 mi Public K-3 2 2
      Zadok Casey Middle School 1.7 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Victory Christian Academy 1.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Mt Vernon Alternative School 1.8 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Safe School Program 1.8 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      St Mary Elementary School 1.9 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      St. Marys 1.9 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Mount Vernon High School 2.0 mi Public 9-12 2 2
      Mt Vernon Area Voc Center 2.0 mi Public 11-12 0 0
      United Methodist Childrens Quest 2.3 mi Private - 0 0
      Mcclellan Elementary School 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Dodds Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-8 2-5 4
      Summersville Grade School 4.1 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Woodlawn School 6.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 4
      Woodlawn Community High School 6.5 mi Public 9-12 3-5 0
      Opdyke Attendance Center 7.8 mi Public K-8 3 4
      Waltonville High School 8.7 mi Public 9-12 3 0
      Waltonville Grade School 8.7 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Webber Township High School 10.0 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Field Elementary School 10.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 5
      Rome Community Cons Elementary School 10.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 5
      Bluford Elementary School 10.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3-5 3
      Ina Community Cons School 10.2 mi Public K-8 1 3
      Ewing Mennonite School 11.8 mi Private 1- 0 0
      Farrington Elementary School 13.8 mi Public K-8 1 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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