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Braceville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Braceville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grundy County at latitude 41.2235 and longitude -88.2721. Grundy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 577 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Braceville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Braceville, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Braceville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Braceville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 871
Population in Households 871
Population in Familes 729
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 311
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $134,426
Average Home Value $139,459


Median Household Income $58,117
Average Household Income $65,965
Per Capita Income $24,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.23% 1.41%
Households 2.28% 1.36%
Families 2.1% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 753 45th
Population Density1 # 1192 13th
Diversity Index2 # 508 63rd
Median Household Income # 432 68th
Per Capita Income # 693 49th

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