Glen Carbon, Illinois

Population 13,129

Glen Carbon is located in Madison County, IL. The population is 13,129, making Glen Carbon the 5th largest city in Madison County.

There are 2 public schools in Glen Carbon with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Glen Carbon is very low , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Glen Carbon is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Glen Carbon property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Glen Carbon include Edwardsville Township, Edwardsville and Maryville.

Glen Carbon Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 2.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 45.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 52.1%

Crime Rate

72.27% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 62
  • Violent Crimes: 31
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 62
  • Property Crime: 656
  • Larceny Theft: 532

Registered Offenders

94.37% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Glen Carbon
  • 0.76 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

21 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 20


Moderate 4.2%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 2 K-12 public schools in Glen Carbon, IL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Glen Carbon's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
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1 Private School

Lahr-well Christian Academy

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38 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Glen Carbon, IL issued 38 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Glen Carbon, IL issued 42 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $718
  • 1 Bedroom: $772
  • 2 Bedrooms: $982
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,278
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,500

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Environmental Hazards

21 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Glen Carbon, IL has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Glen Carbon, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.62 Average
    Glen Carbon, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.93°
  • February 35.23°
  • March 47.2°
  • April 56.7°
  • May 65.72°
  • June 76.19°
  • July 79.3°
  • August 76.32°
  • September 67.95°
  • October 56.93°
  • November 46.52°
  • December 34.97°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Glen Carbon, IL

Glen Carbon, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Glen Carbon, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Glen Carbon, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Glen Carbon, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Glen Carbon, IL: $81,658


Unemployment in Glen Carbon is 4.2%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 22.35%
White Collar - 77.65%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Rodney Davis
  • John Shimkus

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

1 FCC Tower view all

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  • No hospitals found in Glen Carbon, IL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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