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Braceville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Braceville had a population of 853 as of July 1, 2015. Braceville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Braceville is located at latitude 41.2235 and longitude -88.2721 in Grundy County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Braceville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Grundy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 577 feet.

The Village of Braceville (GNIS ID: 2398160) 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 Braceville is located within Township of Braceville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grundy County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Braceville 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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Braceville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 853
Population in Households 853
Population in Familes 713
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 304
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 232
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $134,071
Average Home Value $145,265


Median Household Income $62,466
Average Household Income $70,681
Per Capita Income $26,251
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.28%
Households 1.37% 1.34%
Families 1.28% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Braceville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braceville 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 # 756 45th
Population Density1 # 1195 13th
Diversity Index2 # 515 63rd
Median Household Income # 368 73rd
Per Capita Income # 583 57th

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