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Ramsey, Illinois - Basic Facts

Ramsey is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Ramsey.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fayette County at latitude 39.1445 and longitude -89.1087. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Ramsey (see map) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,014
Population in Households 1,014
Population in Familes 833
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,003
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 404
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 277
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $90,683


Median Household Income $38,492
Average Household Income $50,577
Per Capita Income $20,172
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.26%
Households -0.46% -0.2%
Families 1.32% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


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, 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 # 704 49th
Population Density1 # 757 45th
Diversity Index2 # 1179 14th
Median Household Income # 1196 13th
Per Capita Income # 1155 16th

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