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Donovan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Donovan is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Iroquois County at latitude 40.8851 and longitude -87.614. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 673 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Donovan 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 Donovan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Donovan: Buckhorn Tavern.

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


Total Population 302
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 972
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $113,564


Median Household Income $52,758
Average Household Income $70,891
Per Capita Income $28,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% -0.4%
Households 0.0% -0.17%
Families -1.37% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

Donovan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Donovan 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 # 1090 20th
Population Density1 # 773 44th
Diversity Index2 # 602 56th
Median Household Income # 649 53rd
Per Capita Income # 371 73rd

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