Sailor Springs, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sailor Springs, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Sailor Springs had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2015. Sailor Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sailor Springs is located at latitude 38.7644 and longitude -88.36 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sailor Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The Village of Sailor Springs (GNIS ID: 2399156) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sailor Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sailor Springs: Saylor Springs.

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Sailor Springs, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 94
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 80
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 378
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $68,750
Average Home Value $87,838


Median Household Income $42,085
Average Household Income $48,465
Per Capita Income $20,397
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.65%
Households 0.0% -0.47%
Families 3.41% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.

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Sailor Springs, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sailor Springs to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1320 3rd
Population Density1 # 1151 16th
Diversity Index2 # 1263 8th
Median Household Income # 1075 21st
Per Capita Income # 1153 16th

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