Nauvoo, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nauvoo, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Nauvoo had a population of 1,165 as of July 1, 2016. Nauvoo 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 Nauvoo is located at latitude 40.5445 and longitude -91.3828 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nauvoo (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 1.44 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The City of Nauvoo (GNIS ID: 2395160) 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 City of Nauvoo is located within Township of Nauvoo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nauvoo: Commerce, Commerce City, Venus.

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


Total Population 1,165
Population in Households 1,143
Population in Familes 950
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 344
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 356
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $175,000


Median Household Income $38,971
Average Household Income $64,540
Per Capita Income $28,550
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.05%
Households 0.51% 0.08%
Families 0.23% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

Nauvoo, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nauvoo 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 # 672 51st
Population Density1 # 1174 14th
Diversity Index2 # 694 49th
Median Household Income # 1165 15th
Per Capita Income # 452 67th

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