Nilwood, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 284. Estimated population in 2021: 283 (-0.4% change)
Males: 142 (50.0%), Females: 142 (50.0%)

Macoupin County

Zip code: 62672

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $32,386
Median house value: $52,200

Races in Nilwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (22.9%), Irish (15.1%), English (14.1%), United States (9.5%), Italian (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nilwood

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nilwood town

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+19.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nilwood:

  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; STAUNTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nilwood:

  • CAPITAL (about 32 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 39 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 60 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nilwood:

  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 13 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 20 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 31 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: 3K4)
Amtrak station near Nilwood:

  • 10 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nilwood:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 28 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 47 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 57 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 59 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 60 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)

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