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Old Shawneetown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Old Shawneetown had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2016. Old Shawneetown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Old Shawneetown is located at latitude 37.6969 and longitude -88.1397 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Old Shawneetown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Village of Old Shawneetown (GNIS ID: 2399569) 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 Old Shawneetown is located within Township of Shawnee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gallatin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Old Shawneetown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Old Shawneetown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 189
Population in Households 188
Population in Familes 149
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 354
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $49,074
Average Home Value $89,151


Median Household Income $37,186
Average Household Income $40,752
Per Capita Income $17,223
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.53%
Households 0.0% -0.28%
Families -1.33% -0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.55%
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 1,368 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 # 1218 11th
Population Density1 # 1168 15th
Diversity Index2 # 1144 17th
Median Household Income # 1226 10th
Per Capita Income # 1322 3rd

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