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Roodhouse, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Roodhouse had a population of 1,756 as of July 1, 2016. Roodhouse 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 Roodhouse is located at latitude 39.4841 and longitude -90.374 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roodhouse (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The City of Roodhouse (GNIS ID: 2396424) 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 City of Roodhouse is located within Township of Roodhouse, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roodhouse 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 Roodhouse: Rood House.

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


Total Population 1,756
Population in Households 1,756
Population in Familes 1,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,558
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 769
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 469
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 545 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 224 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $56,780
Average Home Value $67,857


Median Household Income $36,716
Average Household Income $45,725
Per Capita Income $20,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.56%
Households -0.19% -0.39%
Families -0.47% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Roodhouse, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roodhouse 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 # 545 60th
Population Density1 # 440 68th
Diversity Index2 # 1232 10th
Median Household Income # 1235 10th
Per Capita Income # 1216 11th

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