West Dundee, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Dundee, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of West Dundee had a population of 7,458 as of July 1, 2016. West Dundee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Dundee is located at latitude 42.1111 and longitude -88.3447 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Dundee (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Village of West Dundee (GNIS ID: 2400129) 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 West Dundee is located within Township of Dundee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Dundee 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 West Dundee: Dundee.

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


Total Population 7,458
Population in Households 7,458
Population in Familes 6,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,002
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 2,794
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,993
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,963 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 831 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $280,845
Average Home Value $292,231


Median Household Income $82,468
Average Household Income $101,358
Per Capita Income $38,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.23%
Households 0.05% 0.08%
Families 0.2% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

West Dundee, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Dundee 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 # 276 80th
Population Density1 # 276 80th
Diversity Index2 # 243 82nd
Median Household Income # 126 91st
Per Capita Income # 124 91st

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