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La Prairie, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of La Prairie had a population of 53 as of July 1, 2016. La Prairie ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for La Prairie is located at latitude 40.1471 and longitude -91.0025 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of La Prairie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Village of La Prairie (GNIS ID: 2398368) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of La Prairie is located within Township of Northeast, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Prairie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Prairie: Gibbs, Gibbstown, Laprairie, Pitman.

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La Prairie, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 53
Population in Households 53
Population in Familes 44
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 227
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 20
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (45.9%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $125,000


Median Household Income $46,791
Average Household Income $53,770
Per Capita Income $22,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.94% 1.11%
Households 1.7% 0.98%
Families 3.93% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

La Prairie, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Prairie to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1354 1st
Population Density1 # 1259 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1302 5th
Median Household Income # 898 34th
Per Capita Income # 968 29th

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