Karnak, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 619. Estimated population in 2021: 586 (-5.3% change)
Males: 279 (45.1%), Females: 340 (54.9%)

Pulaski County

Zip code: 62956

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $28,125
Median house value: $33,300

Races in Karnak:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (19.5%), German (13.1%), English (6.1%), Irish (6.0%), Dutch (1.9%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Karnak

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Karnak village

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.4% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Karnak:

  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT CTR (about 21 miles; ANNA, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; ANNA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Karnak:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 23 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 32 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 38 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Karnak:

  • METROPOLIS MUNI (about 18 miles; METROPOLIS, IL; Abbreviation: M30)
  • CAIRO RGNL (about 24 miles; CAIRO, IL; Abbreviation: CIR)
  • WEST KENTUCKY AIRPARK (about 37 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: FIO)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karnak:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 33 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 34 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 72 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 104 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 109 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)

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