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Buncombe, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Buncombe had a population of 227 as of July 1, 2016. Buncombe 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 Buncombe is located at latitude 37.4711 and longitude -88.9747 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Buncombe (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.

The Village of Buncombe (GNIS ID: 2397494) 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 Buncombe is located within Elvira Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

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


Total Population 227
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 191
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $89,130
Average Home Value $111,429


Median Household Income $34,050
Average Household Income $48,100
Per Capita Income $17,467
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.8% 1.12%
Households 1.78% 0.91%
Families 2.2% 1.24%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Buncombe, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buncombe 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 # 1173 14th
Population Density1 # 1287 6th
Diversity Index2 # 602 56th
Median Household Income # 1307 5th
Per Capita Income # 1318 4th

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