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Spring Valley, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Spring Valley had a population of 5,521 as of July 1, 2016. Spring Valley ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Spring Valley is located at latitude 41.3229 and longitude -89.1833 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Spring Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Bureau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 597 feet.

The City of Spring Valley (GNIS ID: 2395936) 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 City of Spring Valley is located within Township of Hall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bureau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spring Valley 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 Spring Valley: Springvalley.

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


Total Population 5,521
Population in Households 5,414
Population in Familes 4,349
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 749
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 2,220
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,436
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,512 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 708 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $111,896
Average Home Value $140,801


Median Household Income $47,127
Average Household Income $60,954
Per Capita Income $24,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.2%
Households -0.23% -0.29%
Families -0.29% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Spring Valley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring Valley 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 # 324 76th
Population Density1 # 918 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 216 84th
Median Household Income # 880 36th
Per Capita Income # 796 42nd

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