Red Bud, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 3,422. Estimated population in 2021: 3,522 (+2.9% change)
Males: 1,586 (46.3%), Females: 1,836 (53.7%)

Randolph County

Zip code: 62278

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $40,300
Median house value: $90,900

Races in Red Bud:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (44.6%), French (11.3%), Irish (9.0%), English (7.5%), United States (6.1%), Italian (2.7%).

Elevation: 479 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Map of Red Bud, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Red Bud

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Bud city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +328 (+10.6%).

Hospital/medical center in Red Bud:

  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (325 SPRING STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Red Bud:

  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 21 miles; SPARTA, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CHESTER, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Red Bud:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 25 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 44 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 47 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Red Bud:

  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 23 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 24 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)
  • PERRYVILLE MUNI (about 26 miles; PERRYVILLE, MO; Abbreviation: K02)

College/University in Red Bud:

  • BECK AREA CAREER CENTER-RED BUD (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 6137 BECK RD; Public; Website: www.schools.lth5.k12.il.us/beck)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Bud:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 33 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 34 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,252)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 37 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MERAMEC (about 39 miles; KIRKWOOD, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,507)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)

Public high schools in Red Bud:

  • RED BUD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 815 LOCUST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BECK AVC ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 6137 BECK RD; Grades: 08 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Red Bud:

  • RED BUD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 616; Location: 200 FIELD DR; Grades: PK – 08)
  • MONROE/RANDOLPH RED BRICK SCH (Students: 15; Location: PO BOX 56; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • BECK AREA CAREER CENTER (Location: 6137 BECK ROAD; Grades: 00 – 00)

Private primary/middle schools in Red Bud:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 519 HAZEL; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 104 E SOUTH SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 10247 S PRAIRIE RD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Red Bud:

  • RED BUD P.L. (Operating income: $62,840; Location: 112 BLOOOM ST.; 11,569 books; 240 audio materials; 201 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)

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