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Saline is a township in Madison County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Saline. For links to other places called Saline, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Saline is 38.786N. The longitude is -89.656W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,372.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Saline 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 62249 ZIP code.
52% of Saline residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saline ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saline was $20,001, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Saline residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Saline, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $978.
Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saline political report.
The average commute time for Saline workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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