Joppa, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 409. Estimated population in 2021: 419 (+2.4% change)
Males: 214 (52.3%), Females: 195 (47.7%)

Massac County

Zip code: 62953

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $17,813
Median house value: $29,400

Races in Joppa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Black (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (10.3%), Irish (7.6%), German (7.1%), English (2.4%), Italian (2.0%), Subsaharan African (1.7%).

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Joppa

  • High school or higher: 60.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Joppa village

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -90 (-18.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Joppa:

  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • LOURDES HOSP (about 17 miles; PADUCAH, KY)
  • WESTERN BAPTIST HOSP (about 17 miles; PADUCAH, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Joppa:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 13 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 39 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 48 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Joppa:

  • METROPOLIS MUNI (about 7 miles; METROPOLIS, IL; Abbreviation: M30)
  • WEST KENTUCKY AIRPARK (about 27 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: FIO)
  • CAIRO RGNL (about 29 miles; CAIRO, IL; Abbreviation: CIR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Joppa:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 42 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 43 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 64 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 99 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
Public high school in Joppa:

  • JOPPA JR & SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: PO BOX 10; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Joppa:

  • FIVE CO VOC SYS-JOPPA CAMPUS (Location: 911 NORTH AVE; Grades: 00 – 00)

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