Wood River Information

Wood River Information

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

General Wood River Information

State: Illinois

County: Madison County

Close cities: Pontoon Beach, IL, East Alton, IL, Alton, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Godfrey, IL, Dorsey, IL, South Roxana, IL, Fairmont, IL, Roxana, IL, Maryville, IL, Moro, IL, Milton, IL, Cottage Hills, IL, Glen Carbon, IL, Bethalto, IL, Hartford, IL, Rosewood Heights, IL

Wood River Population (census data)
Total 10,977 (-2.6% since 2000)
Male 5,208 (47.4%)
Female 5,769 (52.6%)

Population Density: 1,813 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.5 (US Avg is 100)

Wood River Elevation: 440 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1908

Land Area: 6.06 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,581

Zip Codes: 62095.

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Wood River Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.3%)
  • Irish (13.4%)
  • United States (12.6%)
  • English (10.2%)
  • Italian (4.4%)
  • French (3.2%)

Local Wood River Sports Teams

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

Wood River School Information

High Schools
East Alton-Wood River High School (777 N Wood River Avenue, Wood River, IL, 62095 - East Alton-Wood River Community High School District 14 District)
Lewis-Clark Junior High School (501 E Lorena Avenue, Wood River, IL, 62095 - Wood River-Hartford ESD 15 District)
Elementary Schools
Lewis-Clark Elementary School (501 E Lorena Avenue, Wood River, IL, 62095 - Wood River-Hartford ESD 15 District)

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