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Capron, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Capron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Boone County at latitude 42.3988 and longitude -88.7387. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Capron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Capron, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Capron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Village of Capron, IL Boundary Map


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Capron, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,432
Population in Households 1,432
Population in Familes 1,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,848
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $98,353
Average Home Value $118,347


Median Household Income $57,107
Average Household Income $63,264
Per Capita Income $20,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.94% 0.81%
Households 0.89% 0.82%
Families 0.75% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 600 56th
Population Density1 # 323 76th
Diversity Index2 # 84 94th
Median Household Income # 466 66th
Per Capita Income # 1098 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.