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Danforth, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Danforth is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Iroquois County at latitude 40.822 and longitude -87.9779. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Danforth 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 Danforth (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 577
Population in Households 537
Population in Familes 449
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 1,237
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 207
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $119,583
Average Home Value $123,490


Median Household Income $61,027
Average Household Income $67,688
Per Capita Income $25,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.07% -0.81%
Households -0.89% -0.89%
Families 2.49% -1.01%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


Danforth, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danforth 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 # 886 35th
Population Density1 # 621 55th
Diversity Index2 # 597 56th
Median Household Income # 361 74th
Per Capita Income # 573 58th

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