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Wellington, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Wellington had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wellington is located at latitude 40.5404 and longitude -87.6796 in Iroquois County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wellington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Village of Wellington (GNIS ID: 2400123) 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.

The Village of Wellington is located within Township of Lovejoy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iroquois County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wellington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wellington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 251
Population in Households 251
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 914
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $100,806
Average Home Value $110,393


Median Household Income $48,677
Average Household Income $62,481
Per Capita Income $26,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.16%
Households 0.77% 0.19%
Families -0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

Wellington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellington 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1144 17th
Population Density1 # 812 41st
Diversity Index2 # 847 38th
Median Household Income # 831 39th
Per Capita Income # 607 56th

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