Vergennes, IL Population

Population: 491
Males: 324 (66.0%), Females: 167 (34.0%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 62994

Median resident age: 17.8 years
Median household income: $36,458
Median house value: $48,400

Races in Vergennes:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.1%)
  • Black (22.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (16.5%), United States (7.9%), English (5.7%), Irish (3.1%), Italian (2.9%), Norwegian (2.2%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Map of Vergennes, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vergennes

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vergennes village

  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vergennes:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vergennes:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 12 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 26 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 45 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Vergennes:

  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 5 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 29 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 29 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)

Amtrak stations near Vergennes:

  • 11 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vergennes:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 17 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 60 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 71 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 79 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 81 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)

Public primary/middle schools in Vergennes:

  • ELVERADO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: PO BOX 35; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VERGENNES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: PO BOX 35; Grades: KG – 05)