Dunfermline, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Dunfermline had a population of 279 as of July 1, 2017. Dunfermline ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dunfermline is located at latitude 40.4914 and longitude -90.0321 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dunfermline (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Dunfermline (GNIS ID: 2398755) 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 Village of Dunfermline is located within Township of Buckheart, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fulton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dunfermline 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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Dunfermline, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 279
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 279
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,131
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $45,547
Average Household Income $52,492
Per Capita Income $21,668


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $124,462


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 78
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 -1.0% -1.17%
Households -1.04% -1.26%
Families -0.18% -1.32%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Dunfermline, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunfermline 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 # 1110 19th
Population Density # 244 82nd
Diversity Index # 880 36th
Median Household Income # 981 28th
Per Capita Income # 1159 15th

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