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Penfield, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Penfield Census Designated Place had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Penfield is located at latitude 40.3047 and longitude -87.9443 in Champaign County. The formal boundaries for the Penfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Champaign County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Penfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628559) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Penfield Census Designated Place is located within Township of Compromise, a minor civil division (MCD) of Champaign County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Penfield, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 226
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 119
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 130
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 879
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $57,123
Average Household Income $70,398
Per Capita Income $28,276


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $127,381
Average Home Value $140,753


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.2% 1.79%
Households 2.28% 1.66%
Families 3.69% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Penfield, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1172 14th
Population Density # 832 39th
Diversity Index # 775 44th
Median Household Income # 524 62nd
Per Capita Income # 545 60th

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