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Raleigh is a township in Saline County, in the Harrisburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Raleigh. For links to other places called Raleigh, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Raleigh is 37.817N. The longitude is -88.538W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,124.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Raleigh demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saline 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 62977 ZIP code.
17% of Raleigh residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Raleigh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Raleigh was $16,336, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Raleigh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Raleigh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $231. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.
Saline County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Raleigh political report.
The average commute time for Raleigh workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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