Elsah, Jersey County, Illinois

Elsah: Township in Jersey County, Illinois

About

Elsah is a township located in the county of Jersey in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 673 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 604 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Elsah

Population : 604 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jersey County
Area : 26.42 km2
Altitude : 459 feet / 140 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:17:21 (4th December 2022)
Postal code : 62028
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.42% (2010-2020)
Elsah locator map
Location of Elsah on Illinois map.
Map highlighting Elsah Township  Jersey County  Illinois locator map image
Map highlighting Elsah Township Jersey County Illinois
Map highlighting Elsah Township  Jersey County  Illinois locator map image

Geography

Elsah is located at 38°57'22"N 90°21'35"W (38.9561600, -90.3598400).

Elsah map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Elsah decreased by 11.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 673 - census
2011 680 1.03% estimation process
2012 649 -4.78% estimation process
2013 633 -2.53% estimation process
2014 637 0.63% estimation process
2015 638 0.16% estimation process
2016 606 -5.28% estimation process
2017 607 0.16% estimation process
2018 605 -0.33% estimation process
2019 604 -0.17% estimation process
2020 604 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 116,223
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 103,731
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 12.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 110,949
April 1, 2010 Population : 103,466
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.6%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 52.2%
White only, percent : 65.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 9.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 8.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 31.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 48.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 7,241
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 15.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.0%

Elsah zip code is 62028. County name: Jersey, County fips: 17083

Elsa, Elsah, Jersey Landing

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $414,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,346
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $643
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,761
2015-2019 Households : 32,175
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 135,859
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 539,515
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 108,863
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,082,741
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,137
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $90,535
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,039
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,723
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,321
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,158
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,847
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,483
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 841
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,580
2010 population per square mile : 3,081.4
2010 land area in square miles : 33.58
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $313,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,957
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $647
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,106
2015-2019 Households : 14,701
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.94
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 82,111
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 186,117
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 603,163
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,274
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $73,739
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,737
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,227
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,204
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,692
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,377
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,638
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 429
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,585
2010 population per square mile : 2,243.2
2010 land area in square miles : 15.41
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 32.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $113,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,247
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $366
2015-2019 median gross rent : $616
2015-2019 Households : 6,642
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.93
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 54.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 45.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 24.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,241
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 67,364
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 121,129
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,799
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $24,322
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $14,069
Percentage of people living in poverty : 41.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,590
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 672
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 770
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,311
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 209
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 144
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,395
2010 population per square mile : 3,109.0
2010 land area in square miles : 5.62

People born in Elsah (1)

film producer David K. Lovegren was born in Elsah

Schools in Elsah

College & universities near Elsah, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148016 Principia College Elsah (IL) 62028-9799

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elsah, IL

Code Name Address Type
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL

Post offices near Elsah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elsah Post Office Elsah (IL) 62028

Other cities in Jersey County

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

City Name Population Title
Jerseyville 8,111 City in Jersey County, Illinois, United States
Grafton 691 Town in Illinois, United States
Rosedale 425 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Fieldon 219 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Otterville 116 Town of the United States
Fidelity 113 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Camden 76 Village in Illinois, United States