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The Village of Godley had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2016. Godley 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 Godley is located at latitude 41.2413 and longitude -88.2406 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Godley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Godley are located in Will County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Grundy County.

The Village of Godley (GNIS ID: 2398985) 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 Godley is located within Township of Reed, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Godley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 583
Population in Households 583
Population in Familes 492
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 502
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $173,611
Average Home Value $179,861


Median Household Income $56,281
Average Household Income $65,128
Per Capita Income $23,615
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.31%
Households -0.46% -0.4%
Families -0.52% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Godley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Godley 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 # 885 35th
Population Density1 # 1083 21st
Diversity Index2 # 563 59th
Median Household Income # 517 62nd
Per Capita Income # 909 34th

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