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Old Shawneetown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Old Shawneetown had a population of 179 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 179
Daytime Population: Workers 39
Daytime Population: Residents 88
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 127
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 178
Population in Familes 141
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 335
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,452
Average Household Income $42,769
Per Capita Income $17,757


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (35.3%)
Median Home Value $49,000
Average Home Value $91,327


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 43
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 -1.03% -1.38%
Households -1.0% -0.93%
Families -2.06% -1.44%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

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, 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 # 1226 10th
Population Density # 1175 14th
Diversity Index # 1129 18th
Median Household Income # 1232 10th
Per Capita Income # 1327 3rd

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