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Burnt Prairie is a township in White County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Burnt Prairie. For links to other places called Burnt Prairie, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Burnt Prairie is 38.196N. The longitude is -88.205W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 402.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burnt Prairie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the White 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 62862 ZIP code.
34% of Burnt Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burnt Prairie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burnt Prairie was $16,104, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Burnt Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burnt Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $215. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $482.
White County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burnt Prairie political report.
The average commute time for Burnt Prairie workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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