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The City of Wamac had a population of 1,066 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wamac is located at latitude 38.4914 and longitude -89.1478 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wamac (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 499 feet.
The City of Wamac (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Wamac population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,066|
|Population in Familes||836|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||591 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||275 (46.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||180 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||136 (23.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$38,194|
|Average Home Value||$56,727|
|Median Household Income||$30,548|
|Average Household Income||$46,140|
|Per Capita Income||$18,950|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.21%|
|Per Capita Income||0.27%|
The table below compares Wamac to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 691||50th|
|Population Density1||# 913||33rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 356||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 1340||2nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1278||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.