Freeburg, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 3,872. Estimated population in 2021: 4,092 (+5.7% change)
Males: 1,854 (47.9%), Females: 2,018 (52.1%)

St. Clair County

Zip code: 62243

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $51,434
Median house value: $106,900

Races in Freeburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (51.6%), Irish (16.1%), English (13.4%), French (5.4%), Polish (5.0%), United States (3.3%).

Elevation: 518 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Freeburg

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeburg village

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +542 (+16.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Freeburg:

  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; RED BUD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Freeburg:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 10 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 33 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 37 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Freeburg:

  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 20 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 22 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 23 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeburg:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 8 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 22 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 26 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 28 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,252)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 33 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
Public high school in Freeburg:

  • FREEBURG COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 688; Location: 401 S MONROE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Freeburg:

  • FREEBURG PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 808; Location: 650 S STATE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • FREEBURG ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 408 S BELLEVILLE ST; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle school in Freeburg:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 2 NORTH ALTON ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Freeburg:

  • FREEBURG AREA L.D. (Operating income: $230,597; Location: 407 SOUTH BELLEVILLE STREET; 22,055 books; 646 audio materials; 1,058 video materials; 80 serial subscriptions)

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