Ramsey, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ramsey, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ramsey had a population of 1,005 as of July 1, 2015. Ramsey 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 Ramsey is located at latitude 39.1442 and longitude -89.1105 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ramsey (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Village of Ramsey (GNIS ID: 2399038) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ramsey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Ramsey, IL Boundary Map

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Ramsey, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,005
Population in Households 1,005
Population in Familes 825
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 994
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $75,188
Average Home Value $90,665
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,375
Average Household Income $55,580
Per Capita Income $22,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.6% -0.24%
Households -0.51% -0.2%
Families 0.86% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

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Ramsey, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramsey to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 708 48th
Population Density1 # 761 44th
Diversity Index2 # 1170 14th
Median Household Income # 961 30th
Per Capita Income # 1000 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.