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Astoria, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Town of Astoria had a population of 1,148 as of July 1, 2017. Astoria ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Astoria is located at latitude 40.2279 and longitude -90.3565 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Astoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Town of Astoria (GNIS ID: 2398002) 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 Town of Astoria is located within Township of Astoria, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fulton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Astoria population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Astoria, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,148
Daytime Population: Workers 343
Daytime Population: Residents 659
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,115
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 1,961
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $36,649
Average Household Income $51,304
Per Capita Income $20,925


Total Housing Units 522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 371 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $59,600
Average Home Value $80,811


Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 321
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% -0.51%
Households 0.06% -0.52%
Families 0.75% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Astoria, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Astoria to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 670 51st
Population Density # 284 79th
Diversity Index # 1279 7th
Median Household Income # 1284 6th
Per Capita Income # 1221 11th

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