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Where is Alexander County, Illinois?

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Alexander County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Alexander is found in the county seat of Cairo.

With a total 654.23 sq. km of land and water area, Alexander County, Illinois is the 2946th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 7,492 people, Alexander County has a total 3948 households earning 26972 on average per year.

Alexander County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17003
Area Codes 618
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Cairo (population: 2,959), Tamms (population: 1,984), Thebes (population: 1,043), Olive Branch (population: 687), Unity (population: 88), Miller City (population: 77)
Land Area 2,893 sq miles
Water Area 236 sq miles
Household Income $26,972
Housing Units 3,948
Median Home Value $54,400
High School Grads 75% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 8% of population
Retail Spending $2,785 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.