Glen Carbon, IL Population

Population: 10,425. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,932 (+14.5% change)
Males: 5,064 (48.6%), Females: 5,361 (51.4%)

Madison County

Zip code: 62034

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $55,841
Median house value: $125,700

Races in Glen Carbon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.1%)
  • Black (7.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (32.7%), Irish (15.2%), English (12.1%), United States (4.9%), Italian (4.3%), Polish (3.9%).

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glen Carbon

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glen Carbon village

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

2.4% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.4% Africa, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,520 (+31.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glen Carbon:

  • ANDERSON HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; MARYVILLE, IL)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glen Carbon:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 10 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 19 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 27 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glen Carbon:

  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 13 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 19 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • HIGHLAND-WINET (about 24 miles; HIGHLAND, IL; Abbreviation: H07)
Amtrak stations near Glen Carbon:

  • 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.
  • 19 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glen Carbon:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 3 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 20 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 23 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 23 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 24 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
Public primary/middle school in Glen Carbon:

  • GLEN CARBON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 141 BIRGER AVE; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle school in Glen Carbon:

  • LAHR-WELL ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 60 SOUTH MAIN; Grades: PK – 11)

Libraries

Library in Glen Carbon:

  • GLEN CARBON CENTENNIAL LIB. (Operating income: $241,555; Location: 124 SCHOOL STREET; 33,579 books; 469 audio materials; 1,441 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)

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