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Weldon, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Weldon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in De Witt County at latitude 40.1215 and longitude -88.7497. De Witt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Weldon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Weldon, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Weldon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Weldon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Weldon: Nixon.

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


Total Population 448
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,654
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $126,667
Average Home Value $142,370


Median Household Income $41,563
Average Household Income $51,467
Per Capita Income $20,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.02% 0.53%
Households 1.21% 0.55%
Families 1.24% 0.43%
Median Household Income   4.35%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Weldon, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weldon 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 # 981 28th
Population Density1 # 408 70th
Diversity Index2 # 923 32nd
Median Household Income # 1090 20th
Per Capita Income # 1141 17th

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