Elsah, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Elsah had a population of 663 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elsah is located at latitude 38.954 and longitude -90.3554 in Jersey County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elsah (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jersey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Village of Elsah (GNIS ID: 2398818) 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 Elsah is located within Township of Elsah, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jersey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elsah 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 Elsah: Elsa, Jersey Landing.

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


Total Population 663
Population in Households 486
Population in Familes 396
Population in Group Qrtrs 177
Population Density1 606
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 4.5
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $108,929
Average Home Value $128,614


Median Household Income $61,446
Average Household Income $72,308
Per Capita Income $32,254
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.3%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 4.56% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Elsah, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elsah 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 # 839 39th
Population Density1 # 1015 26th
Diversity Index2 # 686 50th
Median Household Income # 362 74th
Per Capita Income # 264 81st

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