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Xenia is a township in Clay County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Xenia. For links to other places called Xenia, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Xenia is 38.631N. The longitude is -88.64W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 705.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Xenia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay 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 62839 ZIP code.
26% of Xenia residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Xenia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Xenia was $17,990, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Xenia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Xenia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $636.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Xenia political report.
The average commute time for Xenia workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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