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Kaskaskia is a township in Fayette County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Kaskaskia. For links to other places called Kaskaskia, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kaskaskia is 38.865N. The longitude is -89.086W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 515 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 618.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kaskaskia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fayette 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 62885 ZIP code.
24% of Kaskaskia residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kaskaskia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kaskaskia was $13,826, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Kaskaskia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kaskaskia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $489.
Fayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kaskaskia political report.
The average commute time for Kaskaskia workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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