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Waterman, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Waterman had a population of 1,478 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Waterman is located at latitude 41.7656 and longitude -88.7629 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Waterman (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Village of Waterman (GNIS ID: 2400104) 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 Waterman is located within Township of Clinton, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb County.

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


Total Population 1,478
Population in Households 1,478
Population in Familes 1,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,003
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 539
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 398
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 377 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $172,135
Average Home Value $210,267


Median Household Income $63,141
Average Household Income $78,453
Per Capita Income $29,006
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.24%
Households -0.44% -0.3%
Families -0.2% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Waterman, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waterman 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 # 595 57th
Population Density1 # 753 45th
Diversity Index2 # 441 68th
Median Household Income # 323 76th
Per Capita Income # 429 69th

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