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Elizabethtown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Elizabethtown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardin County at latitude 37.4499 and longitude -88.3035. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 298
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 423
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $80,851
Average Home Value $92,593


Median Household Income $32,260
Average Household Income $39,840
Per Capita Income $19,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.08% -0.47%
Households 0.15% -0.53%
Families 2.57% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.


Elizabethtown, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elizabethtown 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 # 1095 20th
Population Density1 # 1127 18th
Diversity Index2 # 803 42nd
Median Household Income # 1332 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1220 11th

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