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Virgil, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Virgil had a population of 348 as of July 1, 2017. Virgil 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 Virgil is located at latitude 41.9555 and longitude -88.5292 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Virgil (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The Village of Virgil (GNIS ID: 2400074) 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 Virgil is located within Township of Virgil, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Virgil population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Virgil, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 348
Daytime Population: Workers 105
Daytime Population: Residents 148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 253
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 348
Population in Familes 307
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $76,279
Average Household Income $90,821
Per Capita Income $32,634


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $280,000
Average Home Value $368,085


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.78% 0.68%
Households 0.73% 0.67%
Families 0.61% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Virgil, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Virgil 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1043 24th
Population Density # 1302 5th
Diversity Index # 453 67th
Median Household Income # 208 85th
Per Capita Income # 297 78th

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