Vandalia Information

Vandalia Information

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

General Vandalia Information

State: Illinois

County: Fayette County

Close cities: St. Elmo, IL, Patoka, IL, Smithboro, IL, Ramsey, IL, Brownstown, IL, Hagarstown, IL, Vernon, IL, Pittsburg, IL, Mulberry Grove, IL, Bingham, IL, Shobonier, IL

Vandalia Population (census data)
Total 6,756 (-3.3% since 2000)
Male 3,873 (57.3%)
Female 2,883 (42.7%)

Population Density: 1,193 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.4 (US Avg is 100)

Vandalia Elevation: 515 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 5.66 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,184

Zip Codes: 62471.

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Vandalia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (82.4%)
  • Black (15.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.6%)
  • United States (10.4%)
  • English (10.0%)
  • Irish (7.5%)
  • French (2.1%)
  • Dutch (1.5%)

Vandalia School Information

High Schools
Vandalia Community High School (1109 N 8th Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Vandalia Community Unit School District 203 District)
Vandalia Junior High School (1011 W Fletcher Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Vandalia Community Unit School District 203 District)
Elementary Schools
Vandalia Elementary School (1017 W Fletcher Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Vandalia Community Unit School District 203 District)
Other/Private Schools
Focus Junior Safe School (1805 W Fletcher Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Bond/Effingham/Fayette ROE District)
Jefferson Primary School (1500 W Jefferson Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Vandalia Community Unit School District 203 District)
The New Approach School (1805 W Fletcher Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Bond/Effingham/Fayette ROE District)
Vandalia Correctional Center (P. O. Box 500, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Corrections School District 428 Department Of District)
Vandalia Work Camp (P. O. Box 500, Vandalia, IL, 62471 - Corrections School District 428 Department Of District)

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