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The Village of Neponset had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2016. Neponset ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Neponset is located at latitude 41.2968 and longitude -89.7895 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Neponset (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bureau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Village of Neponset (GNIS ID: 2399446) 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 Neponset is located within Township of Neponset, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bureau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Neponset 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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Neponset, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 488
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 468
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $85,246
Average Home Value $118,344


Median Household Income $48,698
Average Household Income $61,223
Per Capita Income $24,159
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.08%
Households 0.43% 0.0%
Families 1.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Neponset, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neponset 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 # 944 31st
Population Density1 # 1105 19th
Diversity Index2 # 537 61st
Median Household Income # 830 39th
Per Capita Income # 853 38th

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