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Mount Erie is a township in Wayne County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Mount Erie. For links to other places called Mount Erie, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mount Erie is 38.536N. The longitude is -88.205W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 390 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 407.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Erie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne 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 62446 ZIP code.
16% of Mount Erie residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Erie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Erie was $13,032, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Mount Erie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mount Erie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $221. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Erie political report.
The average commute time for Mount Erie workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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