Du Quoin, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 6,448. Estimated population in 2021: 6,412 (-0.6% change)
Males: 3,043 (47.2%), Females: 3,405 (52.8%)

Perry County

Zip code: 62832

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $29,124
Median house value: $48,600

Races in Du Quoin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Black (7.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (20.9%), Irish (10.1%), English (10.1%), United States (9.0%), Italian (4.3%), French (3.4%).

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Du Quoin

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Du Quoin city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -525 (-7.5%).

Hospital/medical center in Du Quoin:

  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL (900 N WASHINGTON)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Du Quoin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Du Quoin:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 17 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 24 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 35 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Du Quoin:

  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 9 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 21 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 33 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
Amtrak station:
DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
College/University in Du Quoin:

  • DU QUOIN BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 202 S WASHINGTON ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Du Quoin:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 21 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 61 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 70 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 81 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 83 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
Public high school in Du Quoin:

  • DUQUOIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 500 E SOUTH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Du Quoin:

  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: PO BOX 227; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Du Quoin:

  • DUQUOIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 845 E JACKSON ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • DUQUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 845 E JACKSON ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Du Quoin:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 110 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 1 – 8)

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