Mounds, IL Population

Population: 1,117. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,008 (-9.8% change)
Males: 507 (45.4%), Females: 610 (54.6%)

Pulaski County

Zip code: 62964

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $17,727
Median house value: $20,800

Races in Mounds:

  • Black (60.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (20.2%), English (6.5%), German (5.6%), Irish (4.1%), Subsaharan African (3.9%).

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mounds

  • High school or higher: 65.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mounds city

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -292 (-20.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mounds:

  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT CTR (about 24 miles; ANNA, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ANNA, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mounds:

  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 27 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 31 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 45 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mounds:

  • CAIRO RGNL (about 5 miles; CAIRO, IL; Abbreviation: CIR)
  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY (about 22 miles; CHARLESTON, MO; Abbreviation: CHQ)
  • SIKESTON MEML MUNI (about 30 miles; SIKESTON, MO; Abbreviation: SIK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mounds:

  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 41 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 46 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 66 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
Public high school in Mounds:

  • MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 1401 MOUNDS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mounds:

  • MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 208 VALLEY RD; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Mounds:

  • MOUNDS P.L. (Operating income: $12,344; Location: 130 S. BLANCHE; 8,716 books; 260 audio materials; 516 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)

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