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Saint Jacob is a village in Madison County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Saint Jacob. For links to other places called Saint Jacob, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Saint Jacob is 38.713N. The longitude is -89.768W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 512 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 897.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Saint Jacob demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62281 ZIP code.
43% of Saint Jacob residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Jacob ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Jacob was $20,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Saint Jacob residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Saint Jacob, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.
Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Jacob political report.
The average commute time for Saint Jacob workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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