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Newman, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Newman had a population of 841 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 841
Population in Households 805
Population in Familes 631
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,344
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 229
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $76,770
Average Home Value $96,780


Median Household Income $48,231
Average Household Income $54,999
Per Capita Income $24,033
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.19%
Households -0.31% -0.11%
Families 0.07% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

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, 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 # 763 44th
Population Density1 # 557 59th
Diversity Index2 # 1117 19th
Median Household Income # 846 38th
Per Capita Income # 867 37th

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