Divernon, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 1,201. Estimated population in 2021: 1,145 (-4.7% change)
Males: 578 (48.1%), Females: 623 (51.9%)

Sangamon County

Zip code: 62530

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $43,750
Median house value: $78,500

Races in Divernon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.9%), English (13.0%), Irish (10.5%), Italian (8.8%), United States (6.5%), French (5.0%).

Elevation: 617 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Divernon

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Divernon village

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Divernon:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 15 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Divernon:

  • CAPITAL (about 19 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 54 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • DECATUR (about 59 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Divernon:

  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 24 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 25 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 29 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)
Amtrak station near Divernon:

  • 17 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.). Services: ticket office, fully 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, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Divernon:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 14 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 61 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 72 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
Public high school in Divernon:

  • DIVERNON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: PO BOX 20; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Divernon:

  • DIVERNON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: PO BOX 20; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Divernon:

  • DIVERNON TWP. LIB. (Operating income: $32,702; Location: 221 SOUTH 2ND; 6,730 books; 14 serial subscriptions)

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