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Looking Glass is a township in Clinton County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Looking Glass. For links to other places called Looking Glass, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Looking Glass is 38.511N. The longitude is -89.655W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,555.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Looking Glass demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clinton 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 62266 ZIP code.
52% of Looking Glass residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Looking Glass ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Looking Glass was $19,580, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Looking Glass residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Looking Glass, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,027.
Clinton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Looking Glass political report.
The average commute time for Looking Glass workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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