Godfrey, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 16,286. Estimated population in 2021: 16,996 (+4.4% change)
Males: 7,958 (48.9%), Females: 8,328 (51.1%)

Madison County

Zip code: 62035

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $50,342
Median house value: $89,400

Races in Godfrey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (34.2%), Irish (14.3%), English (13.6%), United States (8.4%), French (4.4%), Italian (3.3%).

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 34.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Godfrey

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Godfrey village

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +592 (+3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Godfrey:

  • ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ALTON, IL)
  • ALTON MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 5 miles; ALTON, IL)
  • SAINT ANTHONY HEALTH CENTER (about 5 miles; ALTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Godfrey:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 13 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 18 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
  • SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS (about 38 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: SUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Godfrey:

  • ST CHARLES COUNTY SMARTT (about 15 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Abbreviation: SET)
  • ST CHARLES (about 23 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Abbreviation: 3SQ)
  • CREVE COEUR (about 26 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: 1H0)
Amtrak station near Godfrey:

  • 6 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Colleges/Universities in Godfrey:

  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,451; Location: 5800 GODFREY RD; Public; Website: www.lc.cc.il.us)
  • ALVAREITAS COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 31; Location: 3048 GODFREY RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Godfrey:

  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 16 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 18 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 23 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,116)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 24 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
Public primary/middle schools in Godfrey:

  • NORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 665; Location: 5600 GODFREY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LEWIS & CLARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 6800 HUMBERT RD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • GILSON BROWN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 1613 W DELMAR AVE; Grades: KG – 01)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 265; Location: 6008 GODFREY RD; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Godfrey:

  • ST AMBROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 822 HOMER ADAMS PARKWAY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EVANGELICAL SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 1212 H ADAMS PKWY W; Grades: PK – 5)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 104; Location: 5800 GODFREY RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 6809 GODFREY ROAD; Grades: PK – 7)

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