Flora, IL Population

Population: 5,086. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,855 (-4.5% change)
Males: 2,309 (45.4%), Females: 2,777 (54.6%)

Clay County

Zip code: 62839

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $28,157
Median house value: $52,700

Races in Flora:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (23.6%), German (17.8%), Irish (11.6%), English (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Dutch (2.3%).

Elevation: 485 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Flora

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flora city

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-1.4%).

Hospital/medical center in Flora:

  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (911 STACY BURK DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Flora:

  • FAIRFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; FAIRFIELD, IL)
  • RICHLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; OLNEY, IL)
  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; EFFINGHAM, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Flora:

  • MOUNT VERNON (about 36 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 57 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 73 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Flora:

  • FLORA MUNI (about 3 miles; FLORA, IL; Abbreviation: FOA)
  • FAIRFIELD MUNI (about 22 miles; FAIRFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: FWC)
  • OLNEY-NOBLE (about 23 miles; OLNEY-NOBLE, IL; Abbreviation: OLY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flora:

  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; VINCENNES, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,201)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 75 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 76 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 81 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 83 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
Public high school in Flora:

  • FLORA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 600 S LOCUST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Flora:

  • FLOYD HENSON JR HIGH SCH (Students: 356; Location: 609 N STANFORD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MCENDREE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 200 N OLIVE RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 7215 OLD HWY 50; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 114 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Flora:

  • FLORA P.L. (Operating income: $166,494; Location: 216 NORTH MAIN STREET; 34,600 books; 593 audio materials; 738 video materials; 92 serial subscriptions)

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