Grand Tower, Jackson County, Illinois

Grand Tower: City in Jackson County, Illinois, USA

About

Grand Tower is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 605 and a population density of 187 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 560 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Grand Tower

Population : 560 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 62942
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 3.24 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:19:04 (18th August 2022)
Density : 173 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.04% (2010-2020)
Grand Tower locator map
Location of Grand Tower on Illinois map.
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Grand Tower Illinois Front Street
Grand Tower  Illinois  Front Street image

Geography

Grand Tower is located at 37°37'35"N 89°29'52"W (37.6264400, -89.4978700).

Grand Tower map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Grand Tower decreased by 8.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 605 - census
2011 603 -0.33% estimation process
2012 598 -0.84% estimation process
2013 595 -0.5% estimation process
2014 589 -1.02% estimation process
2015 587 -0.34% estimation process
2016 582 -0.86% estimation process
2017 573 -1.57% estimation process
2018 566 -1.24% estimation process
2019 562 -0.71% estimation process
2020 560 -0.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,303
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,460
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 15.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,189
April 1, 2010 Population : 18,558
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.5%
People over 65 (%) : 21.8%
Female persons, % : 52.6%
White only, percent : 73.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 21.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 60.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,694
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.5%

Grand Tower zip code is 62942. County name: Jackson, County fips: 17077

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $162,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,261
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $446
2015-2019 median gross rent : $845
2015-2019 Households : 7,809
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.61
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 21.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,812
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,124
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,938
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 257,760
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,639
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,755
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,565
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,779
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 780
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 700
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 447
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,206
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,438
2010 population per square mile : 1,768.1
2010 land area in square miles : 10.50
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $203,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,459
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $503
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,023
2015-2019 Households : 75,949
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 593,028
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,843,238
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 382,732
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,039,502
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,257
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,734
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,677
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 15,714
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,000
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,857
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,565
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,149
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,872
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,608
2010 population per square mile : 1,809.3
2010 land area in square miles : 100.25

People born in Grand Tower (1)

American artist Ike Morgan was born in Grand Tower

Schools in Grand Tower

College & universities near Grand Tower, IL

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

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Grand Tower, IL

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

Post offices near Grand Tower

Post Office Name City ZIP
Grand Tower Post Office Grand Tower (IL) 62942

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
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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
Ava 610 City in Illinois
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