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Montrose, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Montrose had a population of 207 as of July 1, 2016. Montrose ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Montrose is located at latitude 39.166 and longitude -88.3776 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Montrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Montrose (GNIS ID: 2399391) 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 Village of Montrose is located within Township of Saint Francis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Effingham County.

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


Total Population 207
Population in Households 207
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $156,667
Average Home Value $164,688


Median Household Income $55,390
Average Household Income $66,831
Per Capita Income $24,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.48%
Households 0.84% 0.6%
Families 5.2% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

Montrose, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose 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 # 1206 12th
Population Density1 # 1200 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1186 14th
Median Household Income # 560 59th
Per Capita Income # 794 42nd

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