Goreville, IL Population

Population: 938. Estimated population in July 2020: 970 (+3.4% change)
Males: 441 (47.0%), Females: 497 (53.0%)

Johnson County

Zip code: 62939

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $33,750
Median house value: $63,600

Races in Goreville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (21.6%), English (13.3%), German (12.8%), Irish (11.5%), Polish (3.3%), French (1.8%).

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Goreville

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goreville village

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Goreville:

  • MARION MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MARION, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT CTR (about 18 miles; ANNA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Goreville:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 14 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 25 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 38 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Goreville:

  • METROPOLIS MUNI (about 30 miles; METROPOLIS, IL; Abbreviation: M30)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 31 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 35 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goreville:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 17 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 19 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 89 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 95 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 97 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
Public high school in Goreville:

  • GOREVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 201 S FERNE CLYFFE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Goreville:

  • GOREVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 201 S FERNE CLYFFE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • FIVE CO VOC CENTER-GOREVILLE (Location: 201 S FERNE CLYFFE; Grades: 00 – 00)

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