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Nason, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Nason had a population of 242 as of July 1, 2016. Nason ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nason is located at latitude 38.176 and longitude -88.9662 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nason (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The City of Nason (GNIS ID: 2395157) 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 City of Nason is located within Township of Elk Prairie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nason 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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Nason, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 242
Population in Households 242
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 267
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $85,938
Average Home Value $110,054


Median Household Income $45,360
Average Household Income $57,853
Per Capita Income $24,332
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.25%
Households 0.47% 0.19%
Families 2.79% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Nason, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nason 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 # 1153 16th
Population Density1 # 1221 11th
Diversity Index2 # 937 31st
Median Household Income # 952 30th
Per Capita Income # 834 39th

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