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Entire village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Elsah is a village in Jersey County, in the Saint Louis metro area.

The community was named after Ailsa Craig in Scotland
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Elsah. For links to other places called Elsah, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Elsah is 38.956N. The longitude is -90.359W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 433 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 641.


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Median household income
Local
$57,083
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elsah demographic reports
Elsah is on the Mississippi River
19th-century steamboat landing
Nearby parks & recreation: Pere Marquette State Park, Sam Vadalabene Bike Trail
Colleges and universities: Principia College

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25% of Elsah residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elsah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elsah was $13,154, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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66% of Elsah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Elsah include Elsah Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Elsah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Jersey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elsah political report.

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The average commute time for Elsah workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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