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Phoenix, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Phoenix had a population of 1,924 as of July 1, 2016. Phoenix 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 Phoenix is located at latitude 41.6118 and longitude -87.6309 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Phoenix (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Phoenix (GNIS ID: 2399667) 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 Village of Phoenix is located within Township of Thornton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Phoenix 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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Phoenix, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,924
Population in Households 1,924
Population in Familes 1,621
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,150
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 514
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $85,227
Average Home Value $100,797


Median Household Income $33,285
Average Household Income $48,617
Per Capita Income $16,870
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.14%
Households -0.31% -0.17%
Families 0.77% -0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.75%
Per Capita Income   0.49%
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.

Phoenix, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phoenix 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 # 523 62nd
Population Density1 # 82 94th
Diversity Index2 # 284 79th
Median Household Income # 1317 4th
Per Capita Income # 1332 3rd

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