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Old Shawneetown, Illinois - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gallatin County at latitude 37.697 and longitude -88.1367. Gallatin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Old Shawneetown (see map) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Shawneetown: Shawneetown, Shawneetown Station, Shawonee Town.

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


Total Population 188
Population in Households 187
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 352
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $34,868
Average Home Value $50,472


Median Household Income $35,389
Average Household Income $43,082
Per Capita Income $17,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.62% -0.76%
Households -0.33% -0.87%
Families -2.45% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


Old Shawneetown, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Old Shawneetown 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 # 1218 11th
Population Density1 # 1168 15th
Diversity Index2 # 1185 14th
Median Household Income # 1300 5th
Per Capita Income # 1287 6th

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