Ava, Jackson County, Illinois

Ava: City in Illinois

About

Ava is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 654 and a population density of 237 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 610 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Ava

Population : 610 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 62907
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 2.76 km2
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 13:47:29 (29th June 2022)
Density : 221 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.21% (2010-2020)
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Location of Ava on Illinois map.
Jackson County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Ava Highlighted locator map image
Jackson County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Ava Highlighted
Jackson County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Ava Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Ava is located at 37°53'18"N 89°29'41"W (37.8883800, -89.4948200).

Ava map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ava decreased by 7.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 654 - census
2011 655 0.15% estimation process
2012 651 -0.61% estimation process
2013 647 -0.62% estimation process
2014 643 -0.62% estimation process
2015 639 -0.63% estimation process
2016 635 -0.63% estimation process
2017 625 -1.6% estimation process
2018 618 -1.13% estimation process
2019 612 -0.98% estimation process
2020 610 -0.33% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,315
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,089
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 24.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,609
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,101
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.5%
People over 65 (%) : 8.0%
Female persons, % : 44.2%
White only, percent : 76.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 11.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 43.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 38.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 204
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 18.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.0%

Ava zip code is 62907. County name: Jackson, County fips: 17077

Ava, Ava Station

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $157,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,151
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $411
2015-2019 median gross rent : $897
2015-2019 Households : 1,669
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.43
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 23.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.7%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 11,070
2012 total retail sales per capita : $2,134
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,544
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,833
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 373
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 179
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 142
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 197
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 174
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 43
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 328
2010 population per square mile : 448.4
2010 land area in square miles : 11.38

People born in Ava (1)

American baseball player Andy High was born in Ava

Schools in Ava

College & universities near Ava, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149222 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale (IL) 62901-4512

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ava, IL

Code Name Address Type
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS

Post offices near Ava

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ava Post Office Ava (IL) 62907

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jackson County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Carbondale 25,036 City in Illinois, USA
Murphysboro 7,384 Town in Illinois
De Soto 1,503 Village in Illinois, United States
Elkville 864 City in Illinois, United States of America
Sand Ridge 761 Human settlement in United States of America
Pomona 755 Township of Illinois
Harrison 639 Census-designated place in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Grand Tower 560 City in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Makanda 529 City in Illinois, United States of America
Dowell 385 Village in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Campbell Hill 310 Town
Vergennes 279 City in Jackson County, Illinois, United States of America
Gorham 219 Village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States
West Point 165 City in Illinois, United States of America
Degognia 141 Township in Jackson County, Illinois