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Chrisman, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Chrisman had a population of 1,251 as of July 1, 2016. Chrisman 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 Chrisman is located at latitude 39.8044 and longitude -87.6752 in Edgar County. 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. Edgar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Chrisman (GNIS ID: 2393520) 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 Chrisman is located within Township of Ross, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgar County.

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


Total Population 1,251
Population in Households 1,199
Population in Familes 935
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 1,676
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 333
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $70,482
Average Home Value $101,353


Median Household Income $43,888
Average Household Income $58,246
Per Capita Income $25,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.13% -0.83%
Households -0.96% -0.76%
Families -0.43% -0.92%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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 1,368 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 # 646 53rd
Population Density1 # 400 71st
Diversity Index2 # 1277 6th
Median Household Income # 993 27th
Per Capita Income # 746 46th

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