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Zeigler, Illinois - Basic Facts

Zeigler is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Zeigler.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Franklin County at latitude 37.8995 and longitude -89.052. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Zeigler (see map) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Zeigler, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zeigler 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 # 546 60th
Population Density1 # 585 57th
Diversity Index2 # 897 35th
Median Household Income # 1337 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1310 4th

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


Total Population 1,766
Population in Households 1,728
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,305
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 704
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 460
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $49,349
Average Home Value $63,606


Median Household Income $31,615
Average Household Income $42,420
Per Capita Income $17,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.46% -0.35%
Households -0.56% -0.43%
Families -0.45% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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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