Waynesville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waynesville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Waynesville had a population of 539 as of July 1, 2017. Waynesville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Waynesville is located at latitude 40.2412 and longitude -89.1246 in De Witt County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Waynesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. De Witt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Village of Waynesville (GNIS ID: 2400118) 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 Waynesville is located within Township of Waynesville, a minor civil division (MCD) of De Witt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waynesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Waynesville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 539
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 259
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 325
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 539
Population in Familes 467
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,668
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $58,466
Average Household Income $76,853
Per Capita Income $31,959


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $82,323
Average Home Value $127,791


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.03% 0.91%
Households 3.19% 1.02%
Families 3.54% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Waynesville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 909 34th
Population Density # 397 71st
Diversity Index # 1359 1st
Median Household Income # 487 64th
Per Capita Income # 325 76th

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