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Taylorville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Taylorville had a population of 10,805 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Taylorville is located at latitude 39.5627 and longitude -89.3083 in Christian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Taylorville (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.29 sq. miles and a water area of 1.91 sq. miles. Christian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of Taylorville (GNIS ID: 2396035) 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 Taylorville is located within Township of Taylorville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Christian County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylorville 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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Taylorville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,805
Daytime Population: Workers 5,238
Daytime Population: Residents 5,391
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,629
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 10,489
Population in Familes 7,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 316
Population Density2 1,050
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $41,451
Average Household Income $53,935
Per Capita Income $23,706


Total Housing Units 5,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,007 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,770 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $87,466
Average Home Value $114,338


Total Households 4,776
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,813
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 -0.58% -0.88%
Households -0.45% -0.81%
Families -0.5% -0.94%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Taylorville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylorville 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 # 210 85th
Population Density # 724 47th
Diversity Index # 687 50th
Median Household Income # 1129 18th
Per Capita Income # 983 28th

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