St. Johns, Illinois

St. Johns is a village in Perry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 218 at the 2000 census.

St. Johns
Location of St. Johns in Perry County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°1′51″N 89°14′30″W
CountryUnited States
  Total0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
  Land0.72 sq mi (1.88 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
  Density285.52/sq mi (110.18/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-66924
Wikimedia CommonsSt. Johns, Illinois

The village was named in 1856 after St. John's Day.[3]


St. Johns is located at 38°1′51″N 89°14′30″W (38.030740, -89.241671).[4]

According to the 2010 census, St. Johns has a total area of 0.767 square miles (1.99 km2), of which 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2) (or 95.18%) is land and 0.037 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 4.82%) is water.[5]

Although St Johns is an established village, people who reside in St Johns have a Du Quoin street address.


Historical population
Est. 2016207[2]−5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 218 people, 96 households, and 62 families residing in the village. The population density was 310.0 people per square mile (120.2/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 150.7 per square mile (58.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.66% White, 2.75% African American, 0.92% Asian, 0.46% from other races, and 3.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 118.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,455, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $14,167 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,802. About 9.4% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. Illinois Central Magazine. Illinois Central Railroad Company. 1922. p. 42.
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  6. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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