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Sailor Springs, Illinois - Basic Facts

Sailor Springs is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Sailor Springs.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clay County at latitude 38.7639 and longitude -88.3631. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Sailor Springs (see map) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sailor Springs: Saylor Springs.

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


Total Population 99
Population in Households 99
Population in Familes 85
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 398
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $73,214
Average Home Value $96,795


Median Household Income $45,195
Average Household Income $55,020
Per Capita Income $22,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 0.2%
Households 1.08% 0.44%
Families 5.77% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.


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, 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 # 1318 4th
Population Density1 # 1141 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1267 8th
Median Household Income # 960 30th
Per Capita Income # 929 32nd

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