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Chrisman, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Chrisman is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Edgar County at latitude 39.8044 and longitude -87.6752. Edgar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Chrisman 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 City of Chrisman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Chrisman, IL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,301
Population in Households 1,249
Population in Familes 976
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 1,743
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 346
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $55,986
Average Home Value $68,750


Median Household Income $48,358
Average Household Income $59,874
Per Capita Income $25,316
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.74% -0.76%
Households -0.63% -0.74%
Families 0.27% -0.82%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Chrisman, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chrisman 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 # 635 54th
Population Density1 # 374 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 1213 11th
Median Household Income # 846 38th
Per Capita Income # 629 54th

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