Christopher is located in south Illinois. Christopher is part of Franklin County. Christopher has 1.58 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Christopher population is 2,828, which has shrunk 0.28% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Christopher median household income is $32,270 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.85% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Christopher median house value is $48,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.83% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Christopher is worse than the state average in quality. The Christopher area code is 618.