Gillespie Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gillespie, IL

General Gillespie Information

State: Illinois

County: Macoupin County

Close cities: Bunker Hill, IL, Williamson, IL, Benld, IL, East Gillespie, IL, Royal Lakes, IL, Dorchester, IL, Eagarville, IL, Litchfield, IL, Staunton, IL, Sawyerville, IL, Carlinville, IL, Mount Olive, IL, Wilsonville, IL

Gillespie Population (census data)
Total 3,190 (-6.3% since 2000)
Male 1,495 (46.9%)
Female 1,695 (53.1%)

Population Density: 2,196 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.7 (US Avg is 100)

Gillespie Elevation: 663 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 1.45 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,842

Zip Codes: 62033.

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Gillespie Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (28.3%)
  • Italian (16.0%)
  • Irish (11.9%)
  • English (9.8%)
  • Scottish (6.9%)
  • United States (6.7%)

Local Gillespie Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Eastern Illinois University, St. Louis University

Gillespie School Information

High Schools
Gillespie High School (612 Broadway Street, Gillespie, IL, 62033 - Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 District)
Middle Schools
Gillespie Middle School (412 Oregon Street, Gillespie, IL, 62033 - Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 District)

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