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Oblong, Illinois - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Crawford County at latitude 39.002 and longitude -87.9089. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 512 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Oblong (see map) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Oblong, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oblong 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 # 597 56th
Population Density1 # 478 65th
Diversity Index2 # 1082 21st
Median Household Income # 991 28th
Per Capita Income # 884 35th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,444
Population in Households 1,383
Population in Familes 1,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 1,496
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 623
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 414
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $62,250
Average Home Value $70,374
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,228
Average Household Income $55,805
Per Capita Income $22,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.36% -0.39%
Households -0.26% -0.32%
Families 1.29% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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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