Cairo, IL Real Estate
Cairo, Illinois is located in Alexander County. Nearby cities and towns include Wyatt, Mound City, Wickliffe, Wilson City, Mounds, Barlow, Charleston, La Center, Blandville, Olmsted, Bardwell, Diehlstadt, Pulaski, Olive Branch, Anniston, Bandana, Bertrand, Tamms, Kevil, Arlington, Columbus, Commerce, Ullin, Blodgett, New Grand Chain, Pinhook, Lovelaceville, East Prairie, Thebes, Miner, Lambert, Benton, Karnak, Joppa, Haywood City, Mill Creek, Morley, Sikeston, Kelso, Dongola, Lowes, and Scott City. Cairo is a suburban community with a population of 2,735. The median household income is $22,817. In Cairo, 23% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 27% of the households. Half the population of Cairo commutes 11 minutes or less to work, with 56% of residents holding white collar jobs and 44% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Cairo, IL is 47 years, with 38% of those homes owned, 45% rented, and 17% not occupied.