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Roodhouse, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Roodhouse had a population of 1,698 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roodhouse: Rood House.

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


Total Population 1,698
Daytime Population: Workers 369
Daytime Population: Residents 946
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,698
Population in Familes 1,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,507
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $38,465
Average Household Income $47,796
Per Capita Income $20,784


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $58,658
Average Home Value $72,557


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 448
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 -0.91% -0.8%
Households -0.76% -0.74%
Families -1.03% -0.86%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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, 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 # 552 60th
Population Density # 463 66th
Diversity Index # 1251 8th
Median Household Income # 1230 10th
Per Capita Income # 1231 10th

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