Oquawka, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Oquawka Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Oquawka Content

Also See: Oquawka, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Oquawka, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Oquawka had a population of 1,324 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Oquawka is located at latitude 40.9375 and longitude -90.9495 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Oquawka (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Village of Oquawka (GNIS ID: 2399579) 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 Oquawka is located within Township of Oquawka, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

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

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Village of Oquawka, IL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Oquawka | Henderson County | Illinois Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 1,324
Population in Households 1,324
Population in Familes 1,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 902
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 615
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 372
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 475 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $63,836
Average Home Value $98,162


Median Household Income $38,830
Average Household Income $49,824
Per Capita Income $23,442
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% -0.53%
Households -0.31% -0.39%
Families -0.26% -0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Oquawka, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oquawka 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 # 629 54th
Population Density1 # 825 40th
Diversity Index2 # 944 31st
Median Household Income # 1172 14th
Per Capita Income # 924 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.

Illinois Research Tools

Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Illinois Census Data
Highest or Lowest: