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Zeigler, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Zeigler had a population of 1,740 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Zeigler is located at latitude 37.9057 and longitude -89.0533 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Zeigler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The City of Zeigler (GNIS ID: 2397398) 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 Zeigler is located within Township of Six Mile, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

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


Total Population 1,740
Population in Households 1,702
Population in Familes 1,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,281
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 691
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $49,430
Average Home Value $75,433


Median Household Income $32,300
Average Household Income $47,227
Per Capita Income $19,024
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.55% -0.37%
Households -0.68% -0.44%
Families -0.66% -0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Zeigler, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zeigler 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 # 549 60th
Population Density1 # 588 57th
Diversity Index2 # 895 35th
Median Household Income # 1325 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1270 7th

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