Markham, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Markham, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Markham had a population of 12,670 as of July 1, 2016. Markham ranks in the upper 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 Markham is located at latitude 41.6001 and longitude -87.6908 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Markham (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The City of Markham (GNIS ID: 2395013) 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 Markham is located within Township of Bremen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Markham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Markham, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,670
Population in Households 12,657
Population in Familes 11,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 2,389
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,051
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 3,131
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,848 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,202 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 400 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $105,712
Average Home Value $117,453
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,578
Average Household Income $52,669
Per Capita Income $16,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.2%
Households 0.29% 0.24%
Families 0.2% 0.18%
Median Household Income   -1.67%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

Markham, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Markham 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 196 86th
Population Density1 # 198 86th
Diversity Index2 # 202 85th
Median Household Income # 1078 21st
Per Capita Income # 1333 3rd

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