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Gifford, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gifford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Champaign County at latitude 40.3078 and longitude -88.0213. Champaign County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 797 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Gifford 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 Gifford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 993
Population in Households 942
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 2,197
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $139,602
Average Home Value $156,307


Median Household Income $55,954
Average Household Income $64,704
Per Capita Income $25,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.71%
Households 0.7% 0.78%
Families 0.62% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Gifford, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gifford 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 # 714 48th
Population Density1 # 236 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 889 35th
Median Household Income # 508 63rd
Per Capita Income # 616 55th

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