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Broughton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Broughton had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2016. Broughton 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 Broughton is located at latitude 37.9339 and longitude -88.4614 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Broughton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The Village of Broughton (GNIS ID: 2397470) 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 Broughton is located within Township of Mayberry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Broughton 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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Broughton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 193
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $123,684
Average Home Value $205,208


Median Household Income $36,128
Average Household Income $58,907
Per Capita Income $24,935
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.21%
Households 0.19% 0.0%
Families 3.5% -0.32%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Broughton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broughton 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 # 1215 11th
Population Density1 # 1353 1st
Diversity Index2 # 920 32nd
Median Household Income # 1255 8th
Per Capita Income # 768 44th

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