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New Douglas is a township in Madison County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named New Douglas. For links to other places called New Douglas, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Douglas is 38.957N. The longitude is -89.676W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 580.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Douglas demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison 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 62001 ZIP code.
43% of New Douglas residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Douglas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Douglas was $16,680, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of New Douglas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Douglas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $678.
Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Douglas political report.
The average commute time for New Douglas workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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