Royalton, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 1,130. Estimated population in 2021: 1,171 (+3.6% change)
Males: 530 (46.9%), Females: 600 (53.1%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 62983

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $23,947
Median house value: $35,400

Races in Royalton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)

Ancestries: United States (19.5%), German (14.2%), Irish (11.4%), English (9.7%), Italian (8.4%), Polish (4.4%).

Elevation: 391 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Map of Royalton, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Royalton

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Royalton village

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-4.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Royalton:

  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • MARSHALL BROWNING HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DU QUOIN, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; CARBONDALE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Royalton:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 12 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 13 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 36 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Royalton:

  • BENTON MUNI (about 15 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 18 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 41 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)

Amtrak stations near Royalton:

  • 13 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royalton:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 14 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 83 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 92 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 95 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)

Libraries

Library in Royalton:

  • ROYALTON P.L.D. (Operating income: $86,500; Location: 305 SOUTH DEAN ST.; 13,673 books; 30 audio materials; 44 video materials; 12 serial subscriptions)

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