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Broughton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Broughton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hamilton County at latitude 37.9339 and longitude -88.4614. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Broughton 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 Broughton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 195
Population in Households 195
Population in Familes 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $91,319


Median Household Income $36,456
Average Household Income $49,047
Per Capita Income $20,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% -0.21%
Households 0.28% 0.0%
Families 5.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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 1,367 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 # 1213 11th
Population Density1 # 1349 1st
Diversity Index2 # 955 31st
Median Household Income # 1266 7th
Per Capita Income # 1128 18th

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