Okawville, IL Population

Population: 1,355. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,333 (-1.6% change)
Males: 669 (49.4%), Females: 686 (50.6%)

Washington County

Zip code: 62271

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $37,448
Median house value: $78,400

Races in Okawville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (53.2%), Irish (10.0%), United States (9.2%), English (4.7%), Polish (3.7%), French (2.0%).

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Okawville

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Okawville village

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Okawville:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; NASHVILLE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BREESE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HIGHLAND, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Okawville:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 21 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 46 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 49 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Okawville:

  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 23 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
  • HIGHLAND-WINET (about 24 miles; HIGHLAND, IL; Abbreviation: H07)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 27 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Okawville:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 35 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 49 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 52 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 56 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 56 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
Public high school in Okawville:

  • OKAWVILLE JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: PO BOX 127; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Okawville:

  • OKAWVILLE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 301 W ILLINOIS ST; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Okawville:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 606 S HANOVER; Grades: PK – 8)

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