Living in Vandalia, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Vandalia SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9

Vandalia, IL Crime Report

183
Total Crimes
2,610.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.66%
Above National Average

Vandalia, IL Cost Of Living

82
Vandalia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Vandalia, Illinois Info Snack

Vandalia is a town in Fayette County, Illinois, United States, 69 miles (111 km) northeast of St. Louis, on the Kaskaskia River. It served as the state capital of Illinois from 1819 until 1839, when the seat of state government moved to Springfield (which remains the capital today). Vandalia was for years the western terminus of the National Road.
Population
6,914
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
22.3%
Median Home
$81,800
Median Income
$37,419
Median Rent
$616

Vandalia, IL Photos

Rankings for Vandalia in Illinois

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Map Of Vandalia, IL

Population over time in Vandalia

Year Population % Change
2017 6,914 -1.4%
2016 7,013 3.8%
2015 6,758 3.2%
2014 6,550 4.9%
2013 6,247 -0.6%
2012 6,282 3.1%
2011 6,096 0.6%
2010 6,060 3.9%
2009 5,833 -
Crime/100k Vandalia IL USA
Violent Crime 342.4 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 14.3 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 228.3 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 2268.5 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 385.2 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1812.0 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 71.3 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Vandalia

White
79.1% (5,469)
African American
14.7% (1,018)
American Indian
0.3% (23)
Asian
0.1% (10)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (26)
Hispanic
5.3% (368)
Race Vandalia IL USA
White 79.1% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 14.7% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.3% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Vandalia, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.4% (58,092)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (47,346)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.2% (118,871)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.9% (96,372)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (112,491)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.6% (87,306)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (76,225)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (82,941)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (6,715)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (5,036)
Income Vandalia IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.4% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.2% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.9% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.6% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Vandalia

Female
39.6% (2,735)
Male
60.4% (4,178)
Gender Vandalia IL USA
Female 39.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 60.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Vandalia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (345)
9-12th Grade
17.0% (1,175)
High School / GED
36.0% (2,489)
Some College
25.0% (1,728)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (483)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (483)
Master's Degree
3.0% (207)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Vandalia IL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 17.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Vandalia

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I live in Vandalia and it certainly is chock full of redneckery and overloaded with hillbillery. It's glorious.

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