The City of Watseka had a population of 5,069 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Watseka is located at latitude 40.7748 and longitude -87.7293 in Iroquois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watseka (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.
The City of Watseka (GNIS ID: 2397217) 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 Watseka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watseka: South Middleport.
|Population in Households||4,949|
|Population in Familes||3,744|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||120|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,539 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,322 (52.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||891 (35.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||326 (12.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,348|
|Average Home Value||$100,719|
|Median Household Income||$34,624|
|Average Household Income||$46,739|
|Per Capita Income||$20,237|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.12%|
The table below compares Watseka 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.
|Total Population||# 340||75th|
|Population Density1||# 408||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 426||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 1295||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1204||12th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.