Virginia, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Virginia had a population of 1,565 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Virginia is located at latitude 39.9522 and longitude -90.2111 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Virginia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Virginia (GNIS ID: 2397152) 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 Virginia is located within Township of Virginia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Virginia 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 Virginia: Virginia City.

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


Total Population 1,565
Population in Households 1,527
Population in Familes 1,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,329
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 661
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 491 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $81,951
Average Home Value $113,086


Median Household Income $44,601
Average Household Income $56,561
Per Capita Income $24,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.57%
Households -0.43% -0.55%
Families -0.39% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Virginia, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Virginia 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 # 576 58th
Population Density1 # 564 59th
Diversity Index2 # 736 46th
Median Household Income # 976 29th
Per Capita Income # 868 37th

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