Pontoon Beach Madison County, Illinois

Pontoon Beach: Town

About

Pontoon Beach is a town located in the county of Madison in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,836 and a population density of 179 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,655 inhabitants.

Pontoon Beach Quick Facts

Population : 5,655 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Madison County
Postal code : 62040
Area : 32.53 km2
Altitude : 417 feet / 127 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:07:38 (24th May 2022)
Density : 174 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.2% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Pontoon Beach is located at 38°43'54"N 90°4'49"W (38.7317200, -90.0803800).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pontoon Beach decreased by 3.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,836 - census
2011 5,832 -0.07% estimation process
2012 5,806 -0.45% estimation process
2013 5,776 -0.52% estimation process
2014 5,747 -0.5% estimation process
2015 5,726 -0.37% estimation process
2016 5,713 -0.23% estimation process
2017 5,700 -0.23% estimation process
2018 5,679 -0.37% estimation process
2019 5,641 -0.67% estimation process
2020 5,655 0.25% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 23,915
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,750
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 25,415
April 1, 2010 Population : 22,639
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.9%
People over 65 (%) : 11.6%
Female persons, % : 55.2%
White only, percent : 61.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 18.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.1%
Asians alone % : 2.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 8.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 45.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 25.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,661
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.2%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,159
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $342
2015-2019 median gross rent : $768
2015-2019 Households : 8,312
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.84
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 90,921
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 91,153
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,950
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 672,153
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,182
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,633
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,738
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,305
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 502
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 576
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 681
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 518
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 89
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,088
2010 population per square mile : 547.0
2010 land area in square miles : 41.38
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,942
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $79,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $962
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $355
2015-2019 median gross rent : $538
Permits for construction, 2020 : 7
2015-2019 Households : 3,169
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.39
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 : 6.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 62.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,793
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,229
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 92,770
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 66,689
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,930
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $37,039
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,527
Percentage of people living in poverty : 28.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 153
2019 total employment : 1,614
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 52,732
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -0.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 698
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 576
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 277
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 256
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 422
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 495
2010 population per square mile : 31.3
2010 land area in square miles : 285.39

Schools in Pontoon Beach

College & universities near Pontoon Beach, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149231 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville (IL) 62026-1259
178767 Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts Saint Louis (MO) 63103
177551 Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis (MO) 63103-2136
176600 Aquinas Institute of Theology Saint Louis (MO) 63108-3323
178891 Ranken Technical College Saint Louis (MO) 63113-2811

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pontoon Beach, IL

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

Post offices near Pontoon Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mitchell Post Office Granite City (IL) 62040
Nameok Post Office Granite City (IL) 62040
Granite City Post Office Granite City (IL) 62040
Collinsvill Post Office Collinsville (IL) 62234
Madison Post Office Madison (IL) 62060

Other cities in Madison County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Madison County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Upper Alton 29,251 City in Madison County, Illinois, United States of America
Alton 26,049 City in Madison County, Illinois, United States
Granite City 25,662 Township in Madison County, Illinois
Edwardsville 25,189 City in Madison County, Illinois, United States
Collinsville 24,217 City in Illinois
Godfrey 17,393 Village in Madison County, Illinois, United States
Glen Carbon 12,887 Village in Illinois, United States
Nameoki 12,056 Township in Madison County, Illinois
Troy 10,399 City in Madison County, Illinois, United States
Highland 10,017 City in Madison County, Illinois, United States
Wood River 10,002 City in Illinois, United States
Bethalto 9,201 Village in Illinois
Maryville 7,959 City in Illinois, United States of America
Newport 6,630 Neighborhood in Madison, Illinois, USA
East Alton 5,922 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rosewood Heights 4,038 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Pontoon Beach distances to largest Illinois cities