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Shiloh is a township in Jefferson County, in the Mount Vernon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Shiloh. For links to other places called Shiloh, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shiloh is 38.343N. The longitude is -88.982W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 453 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,345.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shiloh demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson 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 62898 ZIP code.
27% of Shiloh residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shiloh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shiloh was $21,604, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Shiloh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shiloh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $856.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shiloh political report.
The average commute time for Shiloh workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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