The City of Watseka had a population of 4,907 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watseka: South Middleport.
|Daytime Population: Workers||4,151|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,740|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||6,891|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.40|
|Population in Households||4,786|
|Population in Familes||3,618|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||121|
|Median Household Income||$37,527|
|Average Household Income||$48,989|
|Per Capita Income||$21,127|
|Total Housing Units||2,540 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,269 (50.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||867 (34.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||404 (15.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,738|
|Average Home Value||$103,723|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.79%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
The table below compares Watseka to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 345||75th|
|Population Density||# 420||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 432||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 1262||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1212||11th|
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