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Albion, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Albion had a population of 1,931 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Albion is located at latitude 38.3766 and longitude -88.0591 in Edwards County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albion (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.

The City of Albion (GNIS ID: 2393906) 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 Albion is located within Albion Number 3 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edwards County.

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


Total Population 1,931
Population in Households 1,902
Population in Familes 1,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 898
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 849
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $63,043
Average Home Value $110,091


Median Household Income $37,314
Average Household Income $49,632
Per Capita Income $21,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.47%
Households -0.64% -0.57%
Families -0.77% -0.73%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Albion, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albion 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 # 520 62nd
Population Density1 # 828 40th
Diversity Index2 # 903 34th
Median Household Income # 1220 11th
Per Capita Income # 1085 21st

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