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Roodhouse is a city in Greene County.
The community was named after John Roodhouse, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Roodhouse. For links to other places called Roodhouse, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Roodhouse is 39.483N. The longitude is -90.371W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,229.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roodhouse demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene 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 62082 ZIP code.
16% of Roodhouse residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roodhouse ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roodhouse was $12,281, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Roodhouse residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roodhouse, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $531.
Libraries in Roodhouse include Roodhouse Public Library ... View libraries
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roodhouse political report.
The average commute time for Roodhouse workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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