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Newman, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Newman had a population of 895 as of July 1, 2017. Newman 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 Newman is located at latitude 39.7971 and longitude -87.9876 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The City of Newman (GNIS ID: 2395226) 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 City of Newman is located within Township of Newman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newman 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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Newman, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 895
Daytime Population: Workers 213
Daytime Population: Residents 433
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 646
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 858
Population in Familes 674
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 1,430
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $51,471
Average Household Income $57,509
Per Capita Income $25,077


Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $78,226
Average Home Value $96,875


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 243
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 0.47% 0.42%
Households 0.59% 0.46%
Families 0.88% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Newman, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newman 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 # 746 46th
Population Density # 505 63rd
Diversity Index # 1125 18th
Median Household Income # 769 44th
Per Capita Income # 850 38th

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