Nauvoo, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nauvoo, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Nauvoo had a population of 1,128 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Nauvoo, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,128
Daytime Population: Workers 368
Daytime Population: Residents 747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,115
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,106
Population in Familes 918
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 333
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $40,179
Average Household Income $67,512
Per Capita Income $29,753


Total Housing Units 683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $130,592
Average Home Value $171,441


Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.47%
Households -0.08% -0.41%
Families -0.36% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

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, 2017 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 # 678 51st
Population Density # 1176 14th
Diversity Index # 688 50th
Median Household Income # 1174 14th
Per Capita Income # 456 67th

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