Elsah, IL Population

Population: 635. Estimated population in July 2020: 640 (+0.8% change)
Males: 290 (45.7%), Females: 345 (54.3%)

Jersey County

Zip code: 62028

Median resident age: 20.8 years
Median household income: $57,083
Median house value: $129,700

Races in Elsah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Black (4.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.4%)

Ancestries: German (30.7%), English (19.4%), Scottish (9.1%), Irish (6.9%), Subsaharan African (6.5%), Swedish (5.4%).

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elsah

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 66.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsah village

  • Never married: 62.2%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 1.0%

13.1% Foreign born (6.5% Africa, 2.2% Asia, 2.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -251 (-28.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elsah:

  • CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHWEST (about 11 miles; FLORISSANT, MO)
  • JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 12 miles; JERSEYVILLE, IL)
  • ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; ALTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elsah:

  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 16 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 23 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS (about 30 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: SUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elsah:

  • ST CHARLES COUNTY SMARTT (about 5 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Abbreviation: SET)
  • ST CHARLES (about 14 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Abbreviation: 3SQ)
  • CREVE COEUR (about 20 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: 1H0)
Amtrak station near Elsah:

  • 16 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
College/University in Elsah:

  • PRINCIPIA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 544; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsah:

  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,116)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 15 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 18 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
  • MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY OF SAINT LOUIS (about 22 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • ST CHARLES COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; ST PETERS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,301)

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