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Danforth, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Danforth had a population of 570 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Danforth is located at latitude 40.822 and longitude -87.9779 in Iroquois County. 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. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Village of Danforth (GNIS ID: 2398678) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Danforth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Danforth, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 570
Population in Households 530
Population in Familes 443
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 1,222
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $98,684
Average Home Value $106,207


Median Household Income $60,826
Average Household Income $64,529
Per Capita Income $24,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.1% -0.68%
Households -0.9% -0.69%
Families 1.73% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 889 35th
Population Density1 # 626 54th
Diversity Index2 # 600 56th
Median Household Income # 398 71st
Per Capita Income # 783 43rd

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