Oblong, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 1,580. Estimated population in 2021: 1,554 (-1.6% change)
Males: 708 (44.8%), Females: 872 (55.2%)

Crawford County

Zip code: 62449

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $27,409
Median house value: $48,400

Races in Oblong:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (23.4%), German (14.6%), English (10.1%), Irish (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Dutch (2.1%).

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oblong

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oblong village

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -154 (-8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oblong:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oblong:

  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 41 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
  • TERRE HAUTE INTERNATIONAL-HULMAN FIELD (about 53 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Abbreviation: HUF)
  • EVANSVILLE REGIONAL (about 72 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Abbreviation: EVV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oblong:

  • ROBINSON MUNI (about 20 miles; ROBINSON, IL; Abbreviation: RSV)
  • CASEY MUNI (about 22 miles; CASEY, IL; Abbreviation: 1H8)
  • OLNEY-NOBLE (about 27 miles; OLNEY-NOBLE, IL; Abbreviation: OLY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oblong:

  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; VINCENNES, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,201)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-WABASH VALLEY (about 45 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,099)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,597)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 74 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 76 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
Public high school in Oblong:

  • OBLONG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 700 S RANGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Oblong:

  • OBLONG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 600 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 08)

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