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Raritan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Raritan had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Raritan is located at latitude 40.6958 and longitude -90.8251 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Raritan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Village of Raritan (GNIS ID: 2399045) 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 Raritan is located within Township of Raritan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

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

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


Total Population 139
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,424
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $97,340


Median Household Income $55,000
Average Household Income $63,615
Per Capita Income $27,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.27% 0.33%
Families -0.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Raritan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raritan 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 # 1276 7th
Population Density1 # 519 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 761 44th
Median Household Income # 583 57th
Per Capita Income # 559 59th

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