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Capron, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Capron had a population of 1,437 as of July 1, 2016. Capron ranks in the upper 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 Capron is located at latitude 42.3988 and longitude -88.7387 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Capron (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The Village of Capron (GNIS ID: 2397549) 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 Capron is located within Township of Boone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

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

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


Total Population 1,437
Population in Households 1,437
Population in Familes 1,261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,855
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 357 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $139,953
Average Home Value $167,717


Median Household Income $57,158
Average Household Income $63,439
Per Capita Income $20,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.67%
Households 0.61% 0.69%
Families 0.46% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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.

Capron, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capron 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 # 601 56th
Population Density1 # 326 76th
Diversity Index2 # 91 93rd
Median Household Income # 480 65th
Per Capita Income # 1155 16th

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