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Jewett, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Jewett had a population of 225 as of July 1, 2016. Jewett ranks in the lower 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 Jewett is located at latitude 39.2077 and longitude -88.2431 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Jewett (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Village of Jewett (GNIS ID: 2398303) 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 Jewett is located within Township of Woodbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jewett: Pleasantville.

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


Total Population 225
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 188
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 224
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $84,375
Average Home Value $109,701


Median Household Income $44,038
Average Household Income $62,477
Per Capita Income $25,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.09%
Households 0.38% 0.23%
Families -0.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Jewett, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewett 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 # 1179 14th
Population Density1 # 1262 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1145 16th
Median Household Income # 989 28th
Per Capita Income # 665 51st

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