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Du Bois is a township in Washington County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Du Bois. For links to other places called Du Bois, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Du Bois is 38.261N. The longitude is -89.195W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 952.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Du Bois demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62876 ZIP code.
25% of Du Bois residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Du Bois ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Du Bois was $16,567, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Du Bois residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Du Bois, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Du Bois political report.
The average commute time for Du Bois workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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