Carrollton, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Carrollton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Carrollton had a population of 2,518 as of July 1, 2015. Carrollton ranks in 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 Carrollton is located at latitude 39.2945 and longitude -90.4069 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carrollton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The City of Carrollton (GNIS ID: 2393753) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carrollton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Carrollton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,518
Population in Households 2,508
Population in Familes 2,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,324
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,087
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 722
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 796 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $90,015
Average Home Value $95,063


Median Household Income $43,848
Average Household Income $54,624
Per Capita Income $23,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.0%
Households 0.52% 0.07%
Families 1.09% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.

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Carrollton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carrollton to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 465 66th
Population Density1 # 573 58th
Diversity Index2 # 1052 23rd
Median Household Income # 1020 25th
Per Capita Income # 916 33rd

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