Christopher, IL Population

Population: 2,836. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,833 (-0.1% change)
Males: 1,314 (46.3%), Females: 1,522 (53.7%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 62822

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $25,045
Median house value: $36,000

Races in Christopher:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (16.5%), English (13.1%), Irish (12.3%), United States (9.3%), Italian (6.8%), French (5.2%).

Elevation: 443 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Map of Christopher, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Christopher

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Christopher city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Christopher:

  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BENTON, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; DU QUOIN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Christopher:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 16 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 20 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 28 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Christopher:

  • BENTON MUNI (about 9 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 21 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • CENTRALIA MUNI (about 37 miles; CENTRALIA, IL; Abbreviation: ENL)

Amtrak station near Christopher:

  • 14 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Christopher:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 21 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 81 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 93 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 95 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)

Schools

Public high school in Christopher:

  • CHRISTOPHER HIGH (Students: 229; Location: 1 BEARCAT DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Christopher:

  • CHRISTOPHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 501 S SNIDER ST; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Christopher:

  • CHRISTOPHER P.L. (Operating income: $15,428; Location: 202 E. MARKET; 15,644 books; 83 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)

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